Father Augustus Tolton has been declared a "servant of God" by the Catholic Church. That means an investigation phase can "go forward" according to Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Perry, postulator of the cause.
Archbishop Fulton Sheen's status as "servant of God," has overshadowed Fr. Tolton. When I was a kid everyone watched Fulton Sheen on television whether you were Catholic or not. I had never heard of Fr. Tolton until fairly recently, but his story is a fascinating one. Just how does a young slave grow up to become a Catholic priest?
Part of being Catholic is knowing the Saints, so I hope you'll bookmark Fr. Tolton's biography and read it at your leisure.
It seems a bit hard to believe, but we all have the potential for sainthood. All the saints started out like we did.
So what are you waiting for?