Tag Archives: cultural diversity

Promising Practices for March

Reach out to the poor in Africa by joining the CRS Rice Bowl initiative.

Reach out to serve simple Lenten meals to the poor in your community.

Reach out to invite members of the Black Community to a special Welcome Home celebration for Easter.

 

 

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Lenten Journey Toward Racial Justice

Lift-Every-Voice-Header-Crop-1500x430Racial injustice is a gospel issue.” Sign Up for the “Lift Every Voice” Lenten Reflection Blog

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.

Promising Practices for November

By Infrogmation of New Orleans (Photo by Infrogmation (talk)) [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

New Orleans: Saint Roch Cemetery
By Infrogmation of New Orleans (Photo by Infrogmation (talk)) [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Reach out to the Black Community to create an ongoing book of gratitude.

Reach out to work with area churches, synagogues, and mosques to organize a holiday food drive.

Reach out to invite members of the Black Community to a special Welcome celebration for Advent.

 

 

 

Promising Practices for July

sanfranciscoReach out to invite members of the community to take the St. Francis Pledge in support of caring for God’s creation.

Reach out to invite members of the Black Community to a prayer vigil/day of prayer for African Americans imprisoned and on Death Row.

Reach out to create a study group to discuss ways and means to help end human trafficking.

Promising Practices for June

Jesus as a child in Nazareth - Luke 2:51-52

JESUS MAFA. Jesus as a child in Nazareth, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN [retrieved June 14, 2015].

Reach out to fathers in the Black Community to create a support network for parenting.

Reach out to children of the Black Community to participate in the summer vacation Bible school.

Reach out to the wider community to take part in the Fortnight for Freedom: Freedom to Bear Witness, a commitment to remain faithful to the teaching of Jesus in the face of persecution by political power.

Reach out to work with area churches to recruit volunteers to visit prisoners.