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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.

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Black Catholics gear up for national gathering

Ahead of the July 2023 National Black Catholic Congress, Father Stephen Thorne will host a July 31 webinar to ready participants, since there is “work to do” at “a very critical time for the church and the Black community.”

Black Catholic saints in the making remind kids ‘God is calling you,’ says presenter

To cap their academic year, students at St. Pius X School in Broomall learned about six African Americans on the road to sainthood, from a young man pursuing his own unexpected path to priesthood.

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