Catholic Connection – January 2, 2019 – Hour 2

+  Intro and News

+  Father Augustus Tolton: The Slave Who Became the First African-American Priest

  • Description: "In these fascinating pages, popular author and speaker Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers tells the gripping story of Augustine Tolton, who valiantly overcame a series of seemingly insurmountable challenges — birth into slavery, his father’s death, abject poverty, and even being denied acceptance by every Catholic seminary in America — to become the first black American priest." ...
  • Segment Guests:
    • Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers

      Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, known worldwide as the Dynamic Deacon, is one of the most sought-after speakers in the Church today. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and a master of theological studies from the University of Dallas. He hosts his own weekly broadcast, From the Rooftops, on Radio Maria, and is the host of several popular series on EWTN television, including Behold the Man: Spirituality for Men.

    • Resources:
      • Book(s):
        • Father Augustus Tolton: The Slave Who Became the First African-American Priest
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+  Father Augustus Tolton: The Slave Who Became the First African-American Priest

  • Description: Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers continued

+  March For Life 2019

  • Description: The next March for Life is coming up on Friday January 18th. Jeanne Mancini joins Teresa to tell us all about it!
  • Segment Guests:
    • Jeanne Mancini

      Jeanne Mancini was appointed to the role of President of the March for Life Education and Defense Fund in the fall of 2012. In this capacity she proudly directs the small non-profit organization committed to restoring a culture of life in the United States, most notably through the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., held on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

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+  Conclusion

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