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Holy Family School in Lafayette, Louisiana kicks off $5M capital campaign for new facilities

Lafayette's oldest Black Catholic school is raising money for a new building and gym as its student population continues to grow.

Sharon Lavigne, Goldman Prize-winning environmental activist, fundraising to repair home following Hurricane Ida

The nation's premier activist fighting corporation-led climate change is putting out a call for help following the devastation of Hurricane Ida.

Sr Greta Jupiter, SSF, longtime educator in the Black community, will be laid to rest tomorrow morning in New Orleans

Another Sister of the Holy Family has passed in New Orleans, a noted Black educator in the congregation's schools throughout the state and country.

Josephites call for donations following Hurricane Ida

The nation's society of priests and brothers serving African Americans is asking for donations to their Hurricane Ida recovery effort.

Black Catholics ascending to presidencies in universities nationwide

Simply put, higher education administration in the US is not known for its Blackness. In 2021, however, Black Catholics in particular seem to be a hot pick for search committees.

Black Catholics win big in Catholic Press Awards

African Americans were counted among the creators, co-creators, and subjects of a number of award-winning Catholic media pieces last year. We have a list.

Black Catholic wins Goldman Environmental Prize

The world's top environmental prize has gone to a Black Catholic in St. James Parish, Louisiana, an area beset by cancer risks from loosely regulated chemical plants.
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