This Far By Faith

Total 16 Posts

Reflection: African Americans are the Church's forgotten Gentiles

Efran Menny finds the Black Catholic struggle—and hope—in the story of Cornelius, the topic of last Sunday's Mass readings.

Opinion: The Catholic Church is covering up anti-Black racism

BCM editor Nate Tinner-Williams gives his take on abuse, racism, and the upcoming 2023 Synod of Bishops.

Opinion: We should celebrate Kwanzaa. (The Bible tells us so.)

Fr Nnaemeka Ali, OMI continues his discussion of Kwanzaa, arguing that it makes Biblical sense to join in the cultural celebrations of the marginalized.

Knights of Peter Claver hosting virtual Kwanzaa event December 29th

The nation's largest and oldest Black Catholic organization is hosting a Kwanzaa event commemorating innocent Black lives lost due to racism.

Opinion: Black Catholics ended slavery, tackled Jim Crow, fought abuse, and saved America

Nate Tinner-Williams argues that from the beginning of US colonial history, Black Catholics have been a sign of contradiction, modeling justice amidst unremitting opposition.

Daniel Rudd, founder of first Black Catholic newspaper and Colored Catholic Congress, to receive memorial marker in Ohio on December 5th

A year after receiving a historical marker in his Kentucky hometown, Daniel Rudd is getting another in the city where his activism and career began.

The Knights of Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliary: 112 years of Black Catholic faith, service, and social justice

The Knights and Ladies of Peter Claver, the nation's oldest and largest Black Catholic organization, are celebrating Founders' Day on Sunday. Read about their history of faith and social action.
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