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Office for Black Catholic Ministries:
Shall be dedicated to the relentless demands of fostering ongoing dialogue that is rooted in Charity and Truth and directed toward a mutual esteem and appreciation of Black Culture in the Archdiocese of Hartford.
Shall promote the heritage of Black Catholic culture by offering affirmation and assistance to preserve and build up strong family life, education and spirituality and shall uphold the principles of racial justice.
Shall be available as a resource to clergy, religious and laity to foster greater sensitivity, understanding and harmony in the parish communities.
Shall respond to the call to spread the Gospel to those in the Church and to the unchurched, that all might grow in the knowledge and love of Christ.
Shall be available to assist, in any way possible, all people in need.
Shall not be a “Bystander” to injustice in any form, any time, any where.
|Description||The Office for Black Catholic Ministries is an agency of the Archdiocese of Hartford, Hartford, CT.|
Programs & Services (Partial List)
Conduct lectures on Racism & Tolerance at Public & Catholic Schools, Colleges, Churches and Synagogues.
Sponsor Programs & Workshops to combat addictions and addictive behavior.
Sponsor Bible Studies, Retreats & Days of Reflection.
Member of the Archdiocesan Peace Committee.
Work with “Better Way Foundation” to provide mentors and job opportunities for the underserved community.
Partner with Family Life Office on Adoption Support.
Partner with Catholic Charities/Black Family Enrichment Program.
Member of the “CT Coalition to Save Darfur” against genocide.
Partner with The Ugandan American Mission Project, Inc. to fight against HIV/AIDS.
Partner with Archdiocesan Agencies to plan Catholic Youth Spectacular.
Assist with Immigration and Migration issues.
Celebrate Annual Black History Month Mass.
Host Venerable Pierre Toussaint Award Banquet.
Facilitate the Archdiocesan Gospel Choir.
Air weekly program “Good News” on WJMJ Radio.
Publish Quarterly Newsletter.