Summer Greetings! Find news of upcoming events and links to resources.
Donna Toliver Grimes
Assistant Director of African American Cathoics
USCCB President Establishes Special Task Force and Day of Prayer on September 9, 2016
USCCB's president, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, has established a
special task force to promote peace in our communities in response to recent incidents of violence and racial tension.
Daniel Rudd Fund 2016 Grant Cycle is now open!
The Daniel Rudd fund is open! Visit the web page to apply online before 5 pm on September 1, 2016.
National Association of Black Catholic Administrators (NABCA) annual meeting
Will be hosted by the Diocese of Camden on September 14-16, 2016. Visit the
web page for details.
Men to Men National Black Catholic Men's Conference
October 6-9, 2016 in Philadelphia. Visit the
web page for details or call Father Chester Smith at 317-523-0900.
2016 National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry (NCCYM)
Is calling Youth Ministers, Directors of Religious Education and anyone working with youth to attend on December 1-3, 2016 in San Jose, CA. Visit web page for details.
Urban Education Matters
IBCS Symposium at Xavier University of Louisiana on October 21-22, 2016. Check website at
www.xula.edu for updates.
Supply of Bishop Photos Exhausted
Plans are underway to obtain a new photo of the African American bishops ... stay tuned.
Read the bishop's statement Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship