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Black History Month Resources

African American Catholic Youth Bible is a resource to evangelize and educate all people of faith on the gifts and contributions of Black people throughout salvific history.


Brothers and Sisters To Us, Pastoral Letter on Racism


Candidates for Sainthood in the African-American Community provide the faithful with encouragement and hope on how to live a saintly life. They each have contributed to the mission of the church in their own unique way and we celebrate their road to sainthood. Click on each name below to view a beautiful collage.

Venerable Pierre Toussaint

Venerable Henriette Delille

Fr. Augustus Tolton

Mother Mary Elizabeth Lange


The Racial Divide in the United States, Revisited, A Pastoral Letter by The Most Reverend Edward K. Braxton, Ph.D., S.T.D., Bishop of Belleville