Black Catholics in the Diocese of Dallas
JULY 20-23, 2023
Gaylord National in National Harbor, Maryland
The National Black Catholic Congress (NBCC) Convenes a national congress every five years.
Join other Black Catholics and those who minister to Black Catholics in the United States for a celebration of our faith and culture.
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.
More resources from United States Conference of Catholic Bishops