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Youth and Young Adults

KujengaImplementing the National Black Catholic Pastoral Plan… Topic II: Leadership in the Church Objective 2.1: Create opportunities to develop existing leaders and invite new parishioners to undertake leadership positions in lay ecclesial ministry.


Annual Spiritual RetreatA time for Catechesis and Evangelization. An objective of the National Black Catholic Pastoral.


Each fiscal year, the Office for Black Catholics will offer grant assistance with different evangelization programs at local parishes including some scholarships that will be offered to the African-American youth from our diocese to attend the Diocesan Youth Conference.

Networking and Community

The Office for Black Catholics will promote African-American participation in the Diocesan Men’s and Women’s Conferences for adults and the Diocesan Youth Conference for the youth. The Office will offer support for the Intercultural Leadership Formation program.

Event Sponsorship

The Office for Black Catholics will be sponsoring a one-time event each year. The following events have been and are currently being planned:

  • 2019 – Slave Trail Walk – July 27 | August 31