Tune into a live stream broadcast of the multiracial reconciliation ceremony sponsored by Simmons College of Kentucky, an HBCU. The prayer service honors the Quad-Centennial of the first Africans (Angela of Angola and 19 companions) brought to the USA in August 1619.
The Angela Project encompasses 40 days of prayerful commemoration from July 12-August 19, 2019. On August 19, participate online or arrange your own local commemoration. For more details and to order materials, visit the Simmons College website.
A Theological Reflection for Catechetical Sunday
Read this timely, spiritual reflection by Mr. Ashley Morris Th.M, Acting Director, Office of Intercultural Ministries, Archdiocese of Atlanta.
Speech By Sr. Thea Bowman FSPA
In response to several requests, the text of this historic 1989 presentation to the U.S. Catholic Bishops will soon be available on the Resources web page.
Youth Listening Session
Are youth from your diocese attending the 2019 NCYC in Indianapolis, IN? Would youth and chaperones attend if funds were available? USCCB will help to sponsor youth of African descent. On an as-needed-basis, we will cover the cost of registration and lodging of youth.
On Saturday July 13, 2019, the Institute for Black Catholic Studies at Xavier University of New Orleans will commemorate its mission: "to affirm, cultivate and share the 'precious and original gift of Blackness' for the pastoral enrichment of the Black Catholic community as well as the Catholic Faith tradition and the multiple communities and society that we share." For more information call 504-520-7691 or email email@example.com.
Joint Conference July 20-25 in Baltimore, MD
The National Black Sisters' Conference, National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus and National Black Catholic Seminarians Association Annual meetings will take place at the Inner Harbor.