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A Symposium of Black Catholics,
Their Concerns and Journey to Sainthood
March 14-16, 2014

Keynote Speaker: M. Shawn Copeland, Ph.D.

Presented by: The Institute for Black Catholic Studies, Xavier University of Louisiana

General Admission in Advance: $25.00
At the door: $35.00
For students: $15.00

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March 16, 2014
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March 21-23, 2014
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March 24-26, 2014
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March 29, 2014
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Black Catholic Calendar (USA)

March 2014 | April 2014
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Be obedient to God's command and His work continues in your soul - St. Teresa Margaret Redi

8th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Gordon D. Bennett, SJ ordained Catholic Bishop for Baltimore, MD - 1988
St. Katherine Drexel

You will never be commonplace if you are vigilant in love! - Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity

St. Casmir

A soul depends on grace in proportion to its desire for greater perfection. - Brother Lawrence
Image: CrossAsh Wednesday

The soul that walks in love neither rests nor grows tired - St. John of the Cross
The elevator to heaven: Your arms O Jesus - St. Therese of Lisieux
Saints Perpetua and Felicity

World Day of Prayer
St. John of God

I think that Love would make all things tolerable for us. - St. Teresa Margaret Redi

Preview Upcoming EventsSankofa: Lenten Day Of Reflection

Image: CrossFirst Sunday of Lent

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In her son's tragic hour she (Mary) appeared publicly. - St. Teresa Benedicta

Preview Upcoming EventsLenten Revival “Marching to Victory”
Christ's love knows no boundaries, stops at no limits. - St. Teresa Benedicta
What we need most in order to make progress is to be silent before this great God. - St. John of the Cross
John H. Ricard, SSJ, installed Catholic Bishop, Pensacola-Tallahassee, FL - 1997

Once joined to the Lord, you become as omnipresent as He is. In the power of the Cross you can be everywhere at once. - St. Teresa Benedicta
Enter within yourself and work in the presence of your spouse who is ever present loving you. - St. John of the Cross

Preview Upcoming Events“Walking with the Saints” - A Symposium of Black Catholics, Their Concerns and Journey to Sainthood

Let Christ Crucified be enough for you, and with Him suffer and take your rest. - St. Teresa of Jesus
Image: CrossSecond Sunday of Lent

This devotion will be no more than a natural inclination and appetite. - St. John of the Cross

Preview Upcoming Events7th Annual Youth & Young Adult Revival

St. Patrick

The soul that is quick to turn to speaking and conversing is slow to turn to God. - St. John of the Cross
St. Cyril of Jerusalem

The real happiness in this valley of tears is doing God's will in everything. - St. Raphael Kalinowski
St. Joseph, Spouse of the Virgin Mary

Only that which is eternal can satisfy us. - St. Therese of Lisieux
Blessed Francis Palau y Quer

First Day of Spring
How gently and lovingly you wake in my heart, where in secret you dwell alone. - St. John of the Cross

Preview Upcoming Events“Get Your Head In the Game” Young Adult Retreat
The Blessed Virgin kept all these things in her heart. They can't blame me for doing the same. - St. Therese of Lisieux
Image: CrossThird Sunday of Lent

By favors He clothes them with love. - St. John of the Cross
Preview Upcoming EventsLenten Parrish Mission - Annual Lenten Church Revival
Image: CrossThe Annunciation of the Lord

Our lady herself will take me by the hand and lead me to heaven. - St. Elizabeth of the Trinity
It is my weakness that gives me the boldness of offering myself as victim of Your Love, O Jesus! - St. Therese of Lisieux
O humility, what great blessings you bestow where you are present. - St. Teresa of Jesus
Lauren Cardinal Rugambwa, first African Cardinal - 1960

The heart must be emptied of all other things. - St. Teresa of Jesus
O happy nothingness and happy hiding place of the heart. - St. John of the Cross

Preview Upcoming Events“A Call to Duty” Youth Retreat
Image: CrossFourth Sunday of Lent

All souls are capable of loving. - St. Teresa of Jesus

The soul's center is God. - St. John of the Cross
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