Tag: Black community

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

Throwback Thursday REPOST:Choice of Logo – The “Raised Fist” – Remembering An Early Controversy

Here’s a Throwback Thursday post for you about my logo and an early controversy I had while trying to get my apostolate off the ground. Enjoy. (Originally posted on Dec. 2, 2018) ————————–JMJ————————– From Choice of Logo information page: Dude, What’s Up With The Raised Fist? Earlier in the existence of BLACKCATHOLIC there was a little “controversy”.…

By BLACKCATHOLIC September 12, 2019 0

BLACK HISTORY MONTH FEATURED ARTICLE 3 (Feb 19): 125 Years of Josephite Service to the Black Community

Meant to post it on Feb 19 Catholic Philly article (2018): “Joining men and women from many different backgrounds, they gathered to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the founding of the Josephites, a society of priests and brothers established in Baltimore to minister to the African-American community. It was a jubilant celebration not only of…

By BLACKCATHOLIC February 21, 2019 0

BLACK HISTORY MONTH FEATURED VIDEO 2 (Feb 14): Short Film/Footage of Selma-Montgomery March From 1965

To tie in and provide some context for the Selma events mentioned in my article posts the last two weeks here is a short film from all the way back in 1965. It provides an intimate and direct look at the march from Selma to Montgomery with nothing but actual footage. The main audio is…

By BLACKCATHOLIC February 14, 2019 0

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2019 FEATURED ARTICLE 1 (Feb 5): Nuns Witnessed Who Witnessed MLK’s Life and Death

Here’s the first feature article for Black History Month. Nuns who were active during the Civil Rights Movement and were with MLK both in life and death tell their story. CNA article (2018): “This Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be the first without Sister Mary Antona Ebo, the only black Catholic nun who marched with civil…

By BLACKCATHOLIC February 5, 2019 0

Happy Black History Month from BLACKCATHOLIC!

Happy Black History Month from BLACKCATHOLIC! All-month celebration plans for the apostolate coming later today. Picture: June 21, 1964, Fr. Theodore Martin Hesburgh, CSC with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., singing “We Shall Overcome.” Original picture used under CC BY-SA 4.0 Original picture (The Smithsonian and National Portrait Gallery) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodore_Hesburgh https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/legalcode

By BLACKCATHOLIC February 1, 2019 0