February Woman Witness of Mercy: Sister Antona Ebo

Be inspired by the extraordinary witness of Sister Antona Ebo, the first Africa-American nun to march in Selma. Learn about and from this civil rights icon and explore the history of Black Catholic Women in the United States. 

Included in this download:

  • Resources to use all year including a prayer service honoring all the women witnesses of mercy
  • Educational resources: A Biography of Sister Antona Ebo with questions for reflection and discussion; More Black Catholic Women Witnesses of Mercy with questions for reflection and discussion; A brief history of African-American Catholics; The Black Lives Matter Movement and Catholics: Two Scholars Speak Out; Black Catholic Sisters in the United States: A Historical Reflection by Shannen Dee Williams; and Excerpts from Catholic Social Teaching on Race and Racism with questions for discussion and reflection
  • Be a Witness of Mercy: Resources for learning and doing
  •  Prayer Resources: Stations of the Cross: Black Catholic Women Give Witness 
  • Original Art by Marcy Hall, commissioned by FutureChurch (high resolution JPG)
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