Black Catholics in the Diocese of Dallas

November is Black Catholic History Month

Pray the Novena




BLack Catholic History Month Novena

November 2021

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. 

Novena Prayers (PDF) Novena en Español (PDF) 

Celebrate Our Candidates for Sainthood!


There currently are six Black American Catholic candidates for sainthood.

For all American Catholics they are models of holiness and service. Let us continue to pray for these candidates.

Holy Black Catholics Coloring Pages for Children



Resources for Open Wide Our Hearts

More resources from United States Conference of Catholic Bishops



Black Catholic History

Sr. Thea Bowman, FSPA