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.

News from CatholicPhilly

Santa makes lunch stop in NE Philly

The Claus couple delighted some 30 clients of archdiocesan Catholic Social Services with a Dec. 6 appearance at a Christmas party for busy parents and their kids.

9 new children’s books discuss growth in Catholic faith

A selection of books by diverse authors including musician/songwriter Matt Maher can help fill your gift list for children this Christmas, even if they won’t fit into a stocking.

Rather than curse our life’s situation, seek hope in Christ

The fault in relationships that don’t satisfy or jobs in which we’re stuck lies not in “our stars.” Rather, the cure for the dismay many people feel this time of year is hope amidst darkness, writes Father Eric Banecker.

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