Screening & Panel Discussion of 13th
Co-Sponsored by Office for Black Catholics,
La Salle University, and Power

Saturday, October 21, 2017
9:45AM – 1:30PM
La Salle University – Holroyd Hall
1900 W. Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141

Events to Celebrate Black Catholic History Month

Saint Martin de Porres Mass
Friday, November 3, 2017   7:00 PM

Archbishop Charles Chaput, OFM Cap, Presider & Homilist
St. Athanasius Parish
2050 E Walnut Lane
Philadelphia PA 19138The Office for Black Catholics will honor Cynthia Brown with the St. Martin de Porres Medal
*Reception following the mass in the hall.

Black Catholic Spirituality & Saints Workshop
Saturday, November 4, 2017

9:00AM – 2:00PM
Dr. Camille Brown, Presenter
La Salle University

Saints for Today Essay Contest
Month of November

Open to High School Students

Black Catholic Vocation Gathering
Thursday, November 16, 2017

9:30AM – 1:00PM
Archdiocese of Philadelphia Pastoral Center
Open to high school students

The Office for Vocations and the Office for Black Catholics is co-sponsoring a Vocation Initiative on Thursday, November 16th.  The purpose of this event is promote vocations among Black Catholic males.  This event is open to Black Catholic males (African, African American, Caribbean, and Haitian) of high school age.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

  • Breakfast at the Pastoral Center
  • Ice Breaker/ Game with Seminarians
  • Movie/Discussion
  • Tour of the Cathedral
  • Mass
  • Lunch (13th Floor Conference Room)
  • Panel Presentation (Priest, Deacon, Seminarian, Religious Brother)

The panel discussion is an opportunity for an informal discussion on vocations, discernment, and questions and answers.

For more information, please contact Fr. Richard Owens, OFM Cap
Office for Black Catholics

Archdiocese of Philadelphia