Tag: Black community

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

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!

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

Choice of Logo – The “Raised Fist” – Remembering An Early Controversy

Choice of Logo – The “Raised Fist” – Remembering  An Early Controversy

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”. When the Facebook extension of my apostolate started to gain some exposure there were a small number of people that had an issue with my page and its use of the raised fist/black power symbol. Some worried…

By BLACKCATHOLIC December 2, 2018 0