December 2021


In the current issue:

-Christmas is the gift that keeps giving

a 2003 reflection by Fr. Jerome LeDoux, SVD


-remembering Beverly Carrol pioneer

 for African American Catholics


-Background to I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day


November 2021


In the current issue:

-November is Black Catholic History Month

-Remembering Pope John Paul II address

to Black Catholics on September 12, 1987

- 75th Anniversary Mass at St. Paul

in New Orleans, Louisiana

-new podcast "Meet Father Rivers" explores

the life of Father Clarence Rivers.


October 2021

In the current issue:

-World Mission Day 2021

-Musician responds to call to mission

-Black Catholic Symposium 2021

-Cardinal Gregory in Rome



September 2021

In the current issue:

-Richard Cheri named Pastoral musician of the Year

-Are We Fishers of Men or Just Keepers of the Aquarium:

An Invitation to Support Vagabond Missions

-Andrew Lyke announcement of retirement from ministry

-Bishop Guy A. Sansaricq passing

-Father Bryan Massingale is Pax Christi USA’s

“Teacher of Peace” award recipient for 2021


June 2021



-New parish created in Archdiocese of Chicago named

Our Lady of Africa. How and why the new Parish was established by unification of 5 parishes


-Josephites elated with Pope Francis dedicating

a year  to St. Joseph.


-National Black Catholic Congress announces

Daniel Rudd Fund Grant Cycle now open


May 2021



-Remembering mothers and earth angels


-Quintuplets baptism


-Congress 13 delayed to 2023



April 2021


-We must stop Hate


-African American Catholics less religious than Protestant counterparts


-Tragedy for Divine Word Missionaries in Indonesia



March 2021


-Pastoral Letter from US Bishops on 1 year anniversary of Pandemic

-Black is Beautiful by Ansel Augustine

-new Bishop for Virgin Islands

-Remembering those who have died from virus at Lafayette, Louisiana parish

-Catastrophic fire at Houston, Texas parish



February 2021


Black History Month Remembers

Kenya Griffin; Kenneth Louis; Jacqueline Wilson;

Amanda Gorman


"Empowered by the Word"

Virtual exhibit of work of Divine Word Missionaries

in the United States


Lent is a time for a clean-up


January 2021


The Catholic Church must not be silent in regards to white supremacy and January 6, 2021