Venerable Henriette Delille Was ‘the Humble Servant of Slaves’

Henriette Díaz Delille, a free woman of color before the Civil War in New Orleans, became a religious sister who founded Sisters of the Holy Family. They brought care and dignity to poor African and  American-born slaves, orphans, elderly, and disabled. Their work continues today.

‘Faith and Fury’

“Faith and Fury” aptly describes the atmosphere that 19th-century American Catholics must have experienced.