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E-Newsletter of the

Subcommittee on African American Affairs (SAAA) 

June 2015
In This Issue
June is Abortion and All Acts of Violence Awareness Month
Other Events in June
Outstanding 2015 Black Catholic Young Adult Listening Session
2 New Online Resources for Catholic Social Teaching and Action

Assistant Director African American Affairs

                 

  


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June is Abortion and All Acts of Violence Awareness Month
 

Visit www.blackcatholicsforlife.org, virtual home to the National Black Catholic Apostolate for Life.

 

Other Events in June

 

Archbishop Lyke Conference is June 24-27, 2015, which is preceded by the Fr. Clarence Rivers Music Institute on June 23 and 24.  For details and to register go to www.lykeconference.com
 

Institute for Black Catholic Studies Summer Program at Xavier University in New Orleans begins June 29 and continues through July 17, 2015.  Get the scoop at http://ibcsxula.com.

 

Outstanding 2015 Black Catholic Young Adult Listening Session
 

We heard from 23 gifted and engaged Black Catholic young adults who represented a wide variety of parishes, ministries and walks of life from 18 arch/dioceses. More details later.

 

2 New Online Resources for Catholic Social Teaching and Action

 

From United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), We are Salt and Light.org

is a resource hub to help Catholics put faith in action in the vision of Communities of Salt and Light. Visit www.wearesaltandlight.org today! 

 

From Catholic Relief Services (CRS) - A collection of activities and other materials will help young Catholics pray, learn and act on a variety of social concerns. Check it out at this link - www.education.crs.org.

 

Please feel free to contact me at 202-541-3178 or dgrimes@usccb.org .

Your Partner in Ministry,
  

Donna Toliver Grimes

Assistant Director - African American Affairs

USCCB Secretariat of Cultural Diversity in the Church 

 

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