Tolton: From Slave to Priest is a powerful one-man multi-media play on the life of Father Augustus Tolton, the first African American priest (1854-1897). Father Tolton’s compelling story offers encouragement and hope to our world, so desperately in need of reconciliation and healing. It is much more than an inspirational story – Father Tolton’s example offers a key to unlocking the division that plagues our society.
The play features a full cast of characters on a video screen who interact with actor Jim Coleman live on stage. This unique format is visually engaging while also retaining the personal effect of a live performance. Audiences leave the show feeling that they have “met” Father Tolton. The production is enhanced by an original soundtrack based on traditional African American spirituals, orchestrated by composer Tony Manfredonia.
Resurrection Catholic School
The mission of Resurrection Catholic School is to instill the values of the Catholic faith by providing spiritual and scholastic experiences which encourage respect, compassion, service, and lifelong learning.
Resurrection Catholic School fosters a learning community which recognizes the uniqueness of each individual and builds self-esteem and self-confidence of the whole child. We challenge every student to grow to their fullest God-given potential through involvement in academic, cultural, service-oriented, and spiritual pursuits. Resurrection strongly believes that each student can achieve academic excellence and we hold all our students to high standards. Recognizing that our students bring a multitude of strengths and a range of interests, we strongly support a differentiated learning approach guided by student aptitude and learning-style to ensure that each student is properly educated. Both inside and outside of the classroom we train our students to be role-models and leaders in areas of personal behavior, service, and faith. From the student uniforms and conduct policy to the attitudes and actions of our caring and dedicated faculty, all our school efforts are focused on supporting this mission. Finally, we believe the parents are the first and primary educators of their children. We strongly encourage parent involvement both at home and in the school.
Anna Maria Condo Drawing to Support the Covenant Experience Marriage Retreat!
Please support a new ministry of our parish! The Covenant Experience Marriage Retreat is coming up soon, and your donation can help make it accessible to all who wish to attend! For a $25 donation, you'll be entered into a drawing to win a 7 Night (Saturday to Saturday) stay in a 2 bedroom / 1 bathroom condo on Anna Maria Island for up to 4 guests. All amenities included. Heated Pool. Parking. Located across the street from the Gulf of Mexico! $1300 Value! Lots of availability after May 4. Dates to be mutually agreed upon. Drawing will take place March 7, and winner will be contacted by phone.
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