Black Spirituality Newsbriefs :

Internationally acclaimed African-American Catholic preacher dies suddenly

Father Chester Smith, 1959-2020

Father Chester Smith SVD, half of the first set of African-American twins to become Catholic priests, died suddenly on April 8 at age 60.

Father Smith grew up in Chicago’s inner city and rose to become an international leader in African-American ministry and youth outreach.  Read more…..