BLack Catholic History Month Novena
During the month of November, the Catholic Church celebrates Black Catholic History Month to honor our rich African American heritage. This novena was created as an initiative of the Interracial Task Force of the Diocese of Dallas in cooperation with the Diocesan Ministries Office.
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.