Tolton: From Slave to Priest

Sponsored by The Archdiocese of Washington and the Diocese of Arlington

Tolton: From Slave to Priest tells the incredible true story of Servant of God, Fr. Augustus Tolton.

The play will be hosted at Bishop Ireton Catholic High School, 201 Cambridge Rd, Alexandria, VA 22314

Please note:

  • Every performance is FREE. Free-will donations are graciously accepted at the door of each performance to offset costs.
  • Concessions will be available, but no food or drink allowed in the auditorium. 
  • NO photography or video recording during the performances.
  • Looking to get tickets for a group larger than 6? Online registration is limited to six tickets per order, per person (please do not fill out the registration form more than once). Contact Bridget Wilson at (703) 841-3881 or email to request 6 or more tickets. 
  • Contact Bridget Wilson if you have any issues with this site or registering for any of the performances.  

Listen to a podcast from the Arlington Catholic Herald, interviewing Jim Coleman, star of the play!

Learn more about Fr. Augustus Tolton.

Learn more about the play

Watch the trailer for the live performance from St. Luke Productions

Tolton Color Flyer

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Tolton Canonization

Fr. Augustus Tolton

Fr. Tolton is the first recognized Black Catholic Priest in the United States. Currently he is honored with the title "Servant of God", and is one step closer to being formally canonized a saint in the Catholic Church. Find out more about his path to canonization.

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