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Catholic educators urged to address racism against backdrop of nation’s current...

WASHINGTON -- When Catholic educators met virtually this year at their annual conference, they took a close look at racism and how teachers should...

Jacqueline Wilson, leader in national and regional organizations for Black Catholics,...

Jacqueline E. Wilson, a resident of the Diocese of Wilmington and a prominent member of several organizations for Black Catholics, died Jan. 8 at...

Oblate Sister of Providence Mary Reginald Gerdes a memorable educator in...

2020 was a year of monumental losses for the nation's community of women religious. Among them was the passing of 88-year-old Oblate Sister of Providence,...

Archbishop Gregory asks Catholics to see Christ in others at Mass...

ST. INIGOES, Md. -- Marking the Sept. 9 feast day of St. Peter Claver with a Mass at a historically Black Catholic church in...

Black Catholic spirituality a force in fight against racism, say Philadelphia...

PHILADELPHIA -- Two Black Catholic pastors in Philadelphia say their parishes are drawing strength from the Eucharist, prayer and a rich spiritual heritage in...

Viewpoint: Black History Month has a little known Catholic history as...

In 1949, famed Harlem Renaissance writer Langston Hughes celebrated Negro History Week (the precursor to Black History Month) with members of the Oblate Sisters...

Black clergy, women religious, seminarians mark history, celebrate

BALTIMORE — The joint conference of the national organizations for black Catholic clergy, women religious, seminarians and deacons finally made its first stop in...

Choosing Catholicism and celebrating Black Catholic History Month

From the 1920s through the 1960s more than 300,000 African-Americans across the country chose to enter into communion with the Roman Catholic Church. Their...

Come, Holy Spirit!: Black spirituality and the Catholic Church

From the first Pentecost until now, the Holy Spirit has guided the body of Christ in its mission to evangelize, blessing it with diverse...

St. Joseph’s is ‘a beacon of life and faith’ in Wilmington

Dialog Editor   WILMINGTON — Before there was a St. Joseph Church on French Street, black Catholics here gathered for Mass in the basement of St....

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