08. March 2019 - 19:30 till 21:30
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Tolton: From Slave to Priest | Saint John Cantius Church | Friday, 08. March 2019

The nationally-acclaimed live theater production based on the life of Father Augustus Tolton, America’s first Black priest, is coming to Chicago.
This moving story of Chicago's first possible saint is an inspiring drama that brings to life the holiness and forgiveness so desperately needed in today's world.
Produced by the award-winning Leonardo Defillippis of Saint Luke Productions, "Tolton: From Slave to Priest", has been seen in cities across are limited, reserve your spot today!
Friday, March 8th at 7:30 pmSaturday, March 9th at 2:00pm
St. John Cantius Parish Hall
Bishop Joseph N. Perry, the Diocesan Postulator for the Cause of Father Augustus Tolton will give an introduction before each performance.
“I found Tolton to be a wonderful statement of faith and perseverance. The script is excellent, laced with the right passages from the scriptures to keep it grounded in Tolton's faith. The performance is so rich in telling this compelling story. People were genuinely moved—they had never seen anything like it.” —Bishop Joseph N. Perry