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Black History Month Resources

2/7/17

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…

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Lifetime Achievement Award 2017

2/7/17

Congratulations to Rev. Msgr. Walter Barrett, Jr. and Sister Cora Marie Billings, Lifetime Achievement Award recipients. They will be honored along with other award winners, to be announced at a later date, at the Black Catholic Leadership Awards Banquet, on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Hilton Hotel & Spa, Short Pump, Virginia.  

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National Black Catholic Congress XII

2/7/17

The Diocese of Richmond Office for Black Catholics along with other parishes of the diocese will make a pilgrimage to Congress XII, July 6-9, 2017, Orlando, FL. This year’s theme is “The Spirit of the Lord is Upon Me. Act justly, love goodness, and walk humbly with your God.” The convention site is Hyatt Orlando….

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Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Cross

2/8/16

Congratulations to Mrs. Karen Paige-Womack, Basilica, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Norfolk, for receiving the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Cross, for her volunteer ministry to coordinate the Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry at Basilica, St. Mary.

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Servant of Christ Award

1/8/16

Frank Nelson, Holy Rosary Catholic Church, received the 2012 “Servant of Christ Award” from the National Black Catholic Congress XI, July 21, in Indianapolis. The Servant of Christ Award was established and first given in July, 2012, for outstanding leadership in the Church or community.

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