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The Full Story

About the Spirituality Center

The Tolton Spirituality Center is a nonprofit clearinghouse and community hub that draws upon the life and legacy of Venerable Fr. Augustus Tolton, a former slave and the first recognized African-American priest in the United States.


Our Mission

Inspired by the legacy of Fr. Augustus tolton, The Spirituality Center seeks to help congregations thrive and build more sustainable and mission-focused catholic parishes.

Our Goals

  • help congregations thrive by infusing them with a renewed hope for the future.

  • develop and strenthen existing programs and ministries inspired by tolton spirituality.

  • create learning opportunities that help parishes understand and apply the principles and practices of tolton spirituality.

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