In A Word began publishing in 1983.


During this time the monthly publication has reached countless numbers of people throughout the world.


We bring out the gifts and blessings of African American Catholics.


With sparkling photos and challenging information we share the

 otherwise unrecognized gifts of

African American Catholics.

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Previous issues can be found in the Archives section

In the current issue:

-Divine Word Missionaries prepare for 100th anniversary of St. Augustine Seminary

-Bishop Steib reflections at SVD annual retreat

-Remembering Fr. Brendan Murphy, SVD

and Fr. Walter Bracken, SVD

-New Xavier Scholarship program named

for Jamie Phelps

-Documentary on Sr. Thea Bowman to air on ABC stations on October 2, 2022