Author: BLACKCATHOLIC

Collection of Statements and Responses from the Active Black Catholic Bishops of the United States on the Death of George Floyd, the Recent Racial Issues, and the National Protests (As of June 8, 2020)

In a country of 265 active Roman Catholic bishops only 6 are African American. Auxiliary Bishop Roy Edward Campbell, Jr. Auxiliary Bishop Fernand Cheri III, OFM Bishop Shelton Fabre Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory Bishop Curtis Guillory, SVD Auxiliary Bishop Joseph N. Perry All 6 have released responses in some form to the killing of George…

By BLACKCATHOLIC June 8, 2020 0

Happy Solemnity of the Most Blessed and Most Holy Almighty Trinity +Father, Son, and Holy Spirit+!

It has my favorite Mass preface (“It is truly right and just”) prayer of all time! Vere dignum et iustum est, æquum et salutare,nos tibi semper et ubique gratias agere:Domine, sancte Pater, omnipotens æterne Deus: Qui cum Unigenito Filio tuo et Spiritu Sanctounus es Deus, unus es Dominus:non in unius singularitate personæ,sed in unius Trinitate…

By BLACKCATHOLIC June 7, 2020 0

“From Baptist to Catholic to Seminary”: Talking Catholic Interview with David L. Gray – My Conversion Journey, The Saints, Peter as Rock of the Church, Journey to the Priesthood, Black Catholicism, and Response to George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery

I invite all of you to go check out the interview I did with David. L Gray this week for his YouTube channel on his show “Talking Catholic with David L. Gray.” David Gray is a Black Catholic author, theologian, historian and YouTuber who is also a convert to the faith. On his show he…

By BLACKCATHOLIC June 5, 2020 0

It’s Getting Real: My Admission to Candidacy for Holy Orders – 3 – What it Means To Be a Candidate for Holy Orders Now.

Oh, it got real, alright. Yesterday morning my Bishop admitted me to be a Candidate for Holy Orders through the Rite of Candidacy. See my previous two articles in this mini article-series for more information about Candidacy and its significance along the journey to priesthood: here and here. In this last installment I will share…

By BLACKCATHOLIC May 28, 2020 0

It’s Getting Real: My Admission to Candidacy for Holy Orders – 1 – The Significance of Candidacy and Why It is Required On the Journey to The Priesthood

As I announced on Sunday, on this Wednesday, May 25, I will be admitted to Candidacy for Holy Orders. Because not everyone is familiar with what this means in particular I wanted to take this time leading up to talk about the significance of this next step. This first article in the start of a…

By BLACKCATHOLIC May 26, 2020 0