Black Catholic saints to be celebrated at Rochester parish - Catholic Courier
Two Black Catholic saints. St. Josephine Bakhita (left) and Servant of God Julia Greeley. (OSV News photos by L’Osservatore Romano via Reuters and courtesy of Archdiocese of Denver)

Black Catholic saints to be celebrated at Rochester parish

Immaculate Conception/St. Bridget Church is collaborating with the Black Catholic Coalition of Rochester to present “An Evening with the Saints” Feb. 2 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the church, 445 Frederick Douglass St., Rochester.

The event will celebrate Black History Month by honoring Servant of God Julia Greeley with a performance by Almeta Whitis, a member of Just Poets, and a presentation on St. Josephine Bakhita by Yvonne Thorne, a BCCR board member.

The public is invited to attend.

Tags: Black Catholics, Feast Days & Saints
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