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Indianapolis Premiere of "Tolton Speaks"
Indianapolis Premiere of "Tolton Speaks"

Tue, Jul 16


Marian University Indianapolis

Indianapolis Premiere of "Tolton Speaks"

In partnership with Marian University and the Tolton Spirituality Center, join us for a screening of "Tolton Speaks," the documentary about Venerable Fr. Augustus Tolton’s journey to priesthood.

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Time & Location

Jul 16, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Marian University Indianapolis, 3200 Cold Spring Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46222, USA

About the Event

Born into slavery and prohibited from entering any seminary in the United States, Fr. Tolton defied social expectations and the odds to become America’s first recognized African-American Roman Catholic priest. Learn about Fr. Tolton’s extraordinary story through expert interviews, historical documents, and his words as told through never-before-seen letters.


6:30 p.m. - Reception 

7 p.m. - Film

8:30 p.m. - Q&A with Bishop Joseph Perry, Tolton Postulator 

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