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Joint ministry unites two parishes in fight against racism

Posted January 4, 2021 The year 2020 overwhelmed us with two pandemics — one new and one old. The new pandemic was the coronavirus. The old one was racism. Both pandemics took lives, broke hearts, divided loved ones and ravaged communities. While COVID dominated the whole year, the racism pandemic – which has blazed and […]

For the Love of Diamond

Sister Lynn Marie won the cover page on Facebook with a group she belong to called, “For the Love of Diamond Painting.”  There are 7.7k people who belong to this group.Congratulations Sister

Zoomers–Listen Up

In life there are some “Humpty-Dumpty issues” that, before they can be handled with honesty and integrity, must be pulled apart, mulled over, and “put together again.” This past Sunday Zoomers faced off with one of those issues when they met with invited guest, Sister Patricia Ralph SSJ. The intent was to talk about racism.  “Sister Patty,” […]

New cardinal source of pride, hope, say local Black Catholics

By Gina Christian • Posted November 30, 2020 The appointment of the first African American cardinal is a profound affirmation of Black Catholic spirituality, said local faithful. During a Nov. 28 consistory at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, Pope Francis created 13 new cardinals, among them Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory of Washington. As part of his […]

The National Black Catholic Congress, Inc. praises God and congratulates His Eminence, Wilton Cardinal Gregory!

HIS EMINENCE,WILTON CARDINAL GREGORYArchbishop of WashingtonCreated a Cardinal of the Holy Roman Churchby Pope Francis on Saturday, November 28, 2020 at Saint Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City. The National Black Catholic Congress, Inc. praises God and congratulates His Eminence, Wilton Cardinal Gregory! He is the first African American Cardinal. #CardinalGregory #BlackCatholicHistoryMonth Image: Screenshot of livestream of […]

Five NBA players meet with Pope Francis to discuss social issues

A delegation from the National Basketball Players Association met with Pope Francis in the library of the Apostolic Palace. Among those present were five players, Kyle Korver, Marco Belinelli, Sterling Brown, Anthony Tolliver and Jonathan Isaac. They each got a chance to share their different social initiatives with the pope. “We all have so many […]