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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
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Office for Black Catholics

Purpose: The Office for Black Catholics fosters the rich diversity of the Black Catholic Community within the Diocese of Richmond. Its mission is to evangelize, enhance and celebrate the contributions of persons of African descent and the gifts they have to offer the Church and society. Guided by the Holy Spirit, the Office for Black Catholics advocates for an increase in vocations, diverse leadership, equality in education, social justice and pastoral ministries throughout the Church and the community. The office’s outreach is accomplished through the coordinated efforts of diocesan staff resources, parish staff and dedicated volunteers.

YOU ARE MOST WELCOME!

Welcome to the Office for Black Catholics! We strive to promote inclusion by sharing the richness of the black culture with the Catholic community at large. ~ Pam Harris, Director

The Office for Black Catholics Pastoral Plan is an integral part of the mission of the office and the diocese. This comprehensive plan promotes faith formation, marriage and family life, life and dignity of the human person and vocations. We have a shared responsibility to proclaim the faith and actively participate in building up the Church. You are invited to join the Office for Black Catholics in answering the call of Pope Francis; to be missionary disciples. Please contact us to see how you can contribute to the growing needs of our community. To view the plan please click on the link below.

OBC_Pastoral_Plan_2017-2022


REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!

Real Men Practice What They Preach! is the theme for this year’s Men’s Day of Reflection that will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at the Basilica of St. Mary of the IC in Norfolk. All men are invited to gather for a day of prayer, dialogue, dynamic speakers and good food. Register online by clicking the image below: