Category Archives: Black History Month

Promising Practices for February

James Baldwin, 1969 by Allen Warren

James Baldwin, 1924-1987
In Hyde Park, London, 1969 by Allen Warren

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

Reach out to members of the Black Community and form an adult education/discussion group to read Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin.

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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Promising Practices for February

Rosa Parks with Dr. Martin Luther King jr. (ca. 1955)
Source: Ebony Magazine

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.