REFLECTION: Scholar recounts Black Catholics’ rich history

by Kevin J. Jones, Catholic News Agency Black Catholics across the globe have dedicated their talents and their lives to their faith since earliest days of the Church, a Catholic author and scholar has said. “Black Catholicism is not something new. From the very first century, people of color have been involved in the universal … Continue reading REFLECTION: Scholar recounts Black Catholics’ rich history

REFLECTION: 5 spiritual gifts of African American Catholics

by C. Vanessa White I’m gonna move when the Spirit say move I’m gonna move when the Spirit say move When the Spirit say move I’m gonna move, O Lord I’m gonna move when the Spirit say move. -African American spiritual Black people are a Spirit-filled people. This religious nature of black people has been, … Continue reading REFLECTION: 5 spiritual gifts of African American Catholics