Saints of Africa


Saints of Africa…If you know of anymore Saints in Africa please share.


Thank you for sharing this. I had no idea there were so many African Saints! I have never seen a list like that before.


God bless and you’re welcome. I feel rather ignorant for not knowing or realizing this either. I didn’t even know that St. Monica and St. Augustine were from Africa.

St. Katharine Drexal helped many African Americans and Native Americans


St. Josephine Bakhita

Blessed Isidor Bakanja

Fr. Augustine Tolton


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