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St. Katharine Drexel Parishioner Leads Juneteenth Celebration

“The Lord assigns me to these organizations,” explains Mrs. Jumaada Abdal-Khallaq Henry Smith, J.D., a member of the A Nubian Notion, Inc. Family. Mrs. A-K. Henry Smith is a busy Catholic, both at her home parish of Saint Katharine Drexel in Dorchester and in the...

“Sister Thea Bowman: Faithful Life – Dahlgren Dialogues”

The Dahlgren Dialogues are a series​ of substantive conversations with experienced leaders in the context of prayerful reflection on current topics at the intersection of faith and public life.​ Co-sponsored with the Georgetown Office of Mission and Ministry, these...

Pew Report on Black Catholics in America

Black Catholics in America Most Black Catholic churchgoers are racial minorities in their congregations, unlike White and Hispanic Catholics - and Black Protestants.   Read more of the Pew Research Report  

A lifelong Catholic Reflects on Black History Month

“Black History Month, to me, should be every day, not just February” says Mr. Ernest Alls.   Mr. Alls is a beloved Elder of the Saint Katharine Drexel Parish family and comes from a long line of devout Catholics where strong religious calling runs on his mother’s...

National Black Sisters Conference addresses Archbishop José Gómez

Archbishop Gomez has been called upon to apologize for his Nov. 4 speech in which he disparaged social justice movements, such as BLM, as "pseudo-religions." The National Black Sisters Conference has issued a statement in response to these remarks. The following...

Black Catholics are leaving the church. Why?

Black Catholics are leaving the church. Why? Despite high levels of religious commitment, Black Catholics are abandoning the church. CATHOLIC VOICES FATHER BRYAN MASSINGALE Published June 1, 2021 In February, the Pew Research Center published the most comprehensive...