JUNE 14-18, 2022
Meeting the Liturgical Needs of the Black Catholic Community
One of the goals of the Lyke Conference, specifically through the Clarence Rivers Music Institute, is to gather our best and brightest liturgical music ministers in the Black Catholic community.
Celebrate Our Candidates for Sainthood!
There currently are six Black American Catholic candidates for sainthood.
- Servant of God Father Augustus Tolton
- Venerable Pierre Toussaint
- Servant of God Mother Mary Lange
- Venerable Mother Henriette Delille
- Servant of God Julia Greeley
- Servant of God Sister Thea Bowman, FSPA
For all American Catholics they are models of holiness and service. Let us continue to pray for these candidates.
Resources for Open Wide Our Hearts
- Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love - A Pastoral Letter Against Racism
- Abramos nuestros corazones: El incesante llamado al amor – Carta pastoral contra el racismo
- Webinar full of ideas for implementing the call of "Open Wide Our Hearts" in your community.
- Catholic Mobilizing Network recently released a new short video in honor of Black History Month highlighting 5 important lessons from the USCCB's recent pastoral letter against racism, "Open Wide Our Hearts: the Enduring Call to Love."
- Purchase print copies from the USCCB Store
- Check out the educational resources and parish resources that were created to accompany the pastoral letter against racism.