Julia Greeley was born a slave, and after she was freed she moved to Denver, where she became Catholic and developed a deep devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. She would go around every First Friday and bring pamphlets to the firehouses. She did so much good for so many that her funeral was massive, and she is the only person buried in the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver.
- Julia Greeley Guild
- Julia Greeley | Colorado Encyclopedia
- Servant of God Julia Greeley | Black and Indian Mission
- Seeking connections to Servant of God Julia Greeley’s time as a slave | The Catholic Missourian
- Saintly former slave to be local model of mercy for Jubilee Year – Denver Catholic
- From Slavery to Model of Mercy — the Powerful Story of Julia Greeley | The Catholic Sun
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