Worship, Sacraments, and Liturgy by Dr. James Cross in the Kelly Room.
The Office for Black Catholics presents their first Black Catholic Leadership Awards Banquet. The purpose of this event is to recognize the contributions of persons who have provided strong and effective leadership and service in the Black Catholic Community. Funds raised for this event are given in the form of scholarships to assist Black Catholic Youth in continuing their Catholic Education.
The Acacia Award recognizes an individual for their years of service, support and fidelity to the Black Catholic Community. The Acacia Award is taken from the Acacia Tree which is native to Africa. It is mentioned in the Bible in the book of Exodus and Isaiah. The wood of the tree was used to build the Ark of the Covenant. It is known for providing protection, food and shelter in many African societies because of its resilience to the environmental condition.
The Saint Katharine Drexel Award recognizes an adult individual who exhibits a high level of commitment to his/her faith in the Black Catholic Community. The individual demonstrates leadership in serving the Black Catholic Community. They dedicate their time and talents to bring an awareness of the presence of Christ in their parish and community.
The Fr. Augustus Tolton Award recognizes youth who have demonstrated leadership in our church, schools and community.
Date: Friday, March 31- Saturday April 1
Time: 6PM-10 PM (Friday), 8AM-5:30PM (Saturday)
Cost: $35 (Early bird) $45 (Regular registration), $55 (At door)
Place: Cultural Arts Center in Glen Allen, VA
2880 Mountain Rd, Glen Allen, VA 23060
The Diocese of Richmond’s Office of Social Ministries is excited to bring back Shine: Social Ministry Summit, 2017. This is a two-day event that invites you to enter more deeply into the heart of the Gospel by engaging in works of mercy while serving the Lord and the ’least of His brethren.’ We extend an invitation to all parishioners who are interested in the social mission of the Church. Some keynote speakers include Bob Lesnefsky (founder of Dirty Vagabond Ministries), the Missionaries of the Poor from Jamaica, and Fr. Michael Renninger, pastor of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Richmond.
Register today! All are invited, but space limited! For any questions, email email@example.com
Esta convocación promueve la formación continua de nuestros líderes parroquiales trabajando en la catequesis o facilitando algún grupo ( Escuela de San Andrés, Grupos de Oración, Kerigma, etc) Este evento cumple con el requisito diocesano de 3hrs de formación continual anual para mantener vigente el certificado de PATHWAYS.
El tema de este año es la Religiosidad Popular, una riqueza importante de conservar entre el pueblo y la fe latina. El conferencista es Javier W. Bustamantees el Director Ejecutivo de la Oficina de Diversidad Cultural y Outreach en la Arquidiócesis de Washington D.C. Con una maestría en estudios latinoamericanos de la Universidad de Georgetown, licenciatura en Teología Pastoral de la Universidad Loyola Marymount y veinte años de experiencia ministerial. Vea flyer | Inscríbase aquí