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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

English Catholics object to transfer of nun’s remains to Philadelphia

More than a thousand English Catholics want to stop the proposed transfer of the relics of Mother Cornelia Connelly, the founder of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, who is on the path to sainthood.

NDS’ food drive staves off hunger, one can at a time

The Lenten “One-Can Meal” collection has become more vital than ever in restocking a network of archdiocesan food pantries, which have seen more first-time clients due to COVID, said administrators.

Little Flower songwriting class ‘lets students lead the way’ to musical diversity

Composer and choral director Tonya Taylor Dorsey has launched a new workshop series at the archdiocesan high school, with an ear for the many genres that speak to kids’ hearts.

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