Tolton From Slave to Priest

Tolten Flyer

The powerful live production performed by actor Jim Coleman and directed by
Leonardo Defilippis of Saint Luke Productions, will be presented at
Our Lady of Lourdes Church on Friday, September 21 at 7:30pm.
Meet Fr. Augustus Tolton, The first African American priest, in this one-man multimedia performance. From his dramatic escape from slavery to his courageous struggle in the face of prejudice, Fr. Tolton’s inspiring life centers around his message reconciliation and hope. This riveting drama is filled with all the elements of professional theater, runs 75 minutes, and is suitable for ages 10 and up. Admission will be a free will offering.

For additional information, contact Vicariate for Black Catholic Concerns at (718) 574-5772 or email
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