Thea Bowman

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New Thea Bowman portrait created by painter Vernon Adams

A stunning new portrait of Servant of God Thea Bowman has emerged out of Dallas, from an artist raised in the diocese where the activist-sister was born and later served.

Reflection: "We are beloved"—an oft-needed reminder from Servant of God Thea Bowman

Karianna Frey, a Black Catholic author with family connections to a saintly Black nun, reflects on her witness and the new devotional she wrote in her honor.

Baltimore parishes plan letter-writing campaign to Pope Francis in support of African-American saints-to-be

Black Catholic History Month, celebrated each November, is heating up this year with a Vatican-targeting initiative that could ruffle some feathers—and shake up the Roman Calendar.

Modern Catholic Pilgrim hosting Black Catholic pilgrimages this fall (and why)

October will bring racial justice pilgrimages in Louisville and Memphis—the latter featuring the grave of Servant of God Thea Bowman and the National Shrine of St Martin de Porres.

New collection of essays highlights Black Catholic scholarly thought, past and present

A new academic text from the Catholic University of America's publishing house collects essays on liturgy, history, scholarship, religious life, and more.

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.

National catechetical conference to feature Black Catholic keynote speaker, session leaders

This year's National Conference for Catechetical Leadership gathering will look a bit different, as the organization has a new name and a new format for its annual conference.
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