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Artist Ulrick Jean-Pierre painted Sisters of the Holy Family in New Orleans

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Artist Ulrick Jean-Pierre painted Sisters of the Holy Family in New Orleans

Here is a painting of Haitian Artist Ulrick Jean-Pierre as he painted Sisters of the Holy Family in New Orleans.

A freed Haitian slave, Henriette Delille's work has been honored with a painting hanging in the Sisters of the Holy Family Motherhouse in New Orleans, she founded.

Delille dedicated herself to ministering to the sick and poor, providing an education to them, especially blacks.

Haitian artist Ulrick Jean-Pierre succeeded, according to Sister Jupiter, to define ". . . her spirit, her ministry, and the culture of the city she ministered to"

The Catholic Church is considering Delille for canonization, the first African-American honored.

Tags: haitian art, artist, new orleans, Ulrick Jean-Pierre, Holy Family

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