Welcome

The Office for Black Catholics serves African American Catholics within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in collaboration with local parishes to evangelize and celebrate the contributions of the Black Catholic community. The Office of Black Catholics is committed to evangelization and building a faith community that is truly Black, authentically Catholic, and an integral part of the Universal Church.

Director
Father Richard N. Owens, OFM Cap
222 North Seventeenth Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103-1299
Phone: 215-587-3541
Fax: 215-587-3561
fr.rowens@archphila.org

Coordinator, Ministry to African American Catholics
(former MAAC program)
Beverly Harper
Phone: 215-587-3541
bharper@archphila.org

Archdiocese of Philadelphia