Promising Practices for February

By Derek Green (PUMPSIE GREEN AND D. GREEN) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

First Black to play for the Boston Red Sox, Pumpsie Green
By Derek Green (PUMPSIE GREEN AND D. GREEN) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

 Reach out to invite members of the Black Community to a Black History Month liturgy in celebration of life.

Reach out to the wider community by writing an article on The Evil of Racism to submit to the local or diocesan newspaper.

Reach out to members of the Black Community and form an adult education/discussion group to read Brothers and Sisters to Us: U.S. Bishops Pastoral Letter on Racism in Our Day.

Reach out to and visit our sisters and brothers in prison. Design scripture study programs, retreats, and missions for those in prison.

Reach out to work with area churches, synagogues, and mosques to plan a forum on anti-racism for high school youth.

Reach out to gather family and friends together to pray the Black Catholic History Rosary.

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