Charles Uncles

Charles Uncles

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Father Charles Randolph Uncles, a native of Baltimore, was educated at a Quebec seminary and in 1891 became the first black American ordained a Roman Catholic priest in the United States. He was one of the founders of the St. Joseph Society of the Sacred Heart, formed to minister to the black community.During his studies at St. Hyacinthe College-Seminary in Quebec, Canada, Uncles became fluent in Latin, Greek and French. He graduated with the highest grades in his class. Returning to the US, he studied at St. Joseph Seminary in Baltimore. He was ordained in December 1891 at the Cathedral of the Assumption by Cardinal James Gibbons. He celebrated his first Mass on Christmas Day.show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136728311
  • 9786136728315