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WWW: Well Women, Witness! - November 1, 2014
“Hunger for God” Annual Spiritual Retreat
November 7-9, 2014
Black Catholic History Month Lecture
November 10, 2014
“Pastoring in Black Parishes” A Series of Clergy Enrichment Conferences
November 11-13, 2014
The 225th anniversary of Black Catholic History - November 16, 2014
Bishop James Augustine Healy Award Dinner - November 21, 2014
Restore Justice!
November 21, 2014
Catholic Symposium
November 22, 2014
 
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Upcoming Events
 WWW: Well Women, Witness!
November 1, 2014
 “Hunger for God” Annual Spiritual Retreat
November 7-9, 2014
 Black Catholic History Month Lecture
November 10, 2014
 “Pastoring in Black Parishes” A Series of Clergy Enrichment Conferences
November 11-14, 2014
 The 225th anniversary of Black Catholic History
November 16, 2014
 Bishop James Augustine Healy Award Dinner
November 21, 2014
 Restore Justice!
November 21, 2014
 Catholic Symposium
November 22, 2014
 Archbishop Lori is looking for a few good men
December 13, 2014
 St. Raymond and St. Leo The Great Women’s Conference 2015 “Irresistible Call”
January 17-18, 2015
 Youth Rally and Mass for Life
January 22, 2015
 Faith in the Woods: “A Spirit filled” Camping Trip
April 24-26, 2015
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 St. Louis archbishop calls for nonviolent response to racism
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2014


November 1, 2014, 8:30AM to 4:00PM, Mass @ 5:30PM

WWW: Well Women, Witness!

Theme: The Well is deep with "life-giving water!" O Come and "…go ye therefore and make disciples"!

WWW is a Women's Day of Reflection where we, Catholic women, gather at the "Well" to encounter Christ and Witness (Jn. 4:1-42) to the "Glory of God".

Come! Join us at the Women's Day of Reflection. It is a woman's spiritual journey with Jesus Christ. Women, athirst ~ Come to the water! Pray! Meet the Lord! Broken! Beat down! Be ye made WELL!

Location:
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church
1244 "V" Street, SE; Washington, DC 20020

Cost: $55 by Oct. 15th; $60 after the 15th; $65~Walk~Ins

Sponsorsed By: ORACLE Religious Association

Registration Info:
For registration form visit: www.oraclereligious.org
Mail in completed form with check or money order:
Payable to ORACLE Religious Association
6101 New Hampshire Ave, NE; DC 20011

For more information, contact:
Sr./Dr. Oralisa Martin, Retreat Director, drmartin@oraclereligious.org, (202) 528-8633


November 7-9, 2014

“Hunger for God” Annual Spiritual Retreat

Join other faith-filled adults as we deepen our knowledge of the faith through prayer and small group sharing. Take time out of your busy schedule to have a personal encounter with Christ. Deacon Alex Jones, Retreat Leader.

Location: 425 Water Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704

Cost: $225.00, includes lodging, parking, meals and materials. Registration fee is non-refundable.

Sponsorsed By: Office for Black Catholics

Registration Info:
Registration deadline is October 19, 2014
Register Online: http://www.regonline.com/annualspiritualtretreat2014

For more information, contact:
Pam Harris, (804) 622-5104 or obc@richmonddiocese.org


November 10, 2014, 7:00pm

Black Catholic History Month Lecture

Theme: Black Catholics: From the Great Migration to Black Power

Come join us to hear Dr. Matthew Cressler speak about the growth and transformation of Black Catholic communities from the Great Migrations to Black Power. Cressler will discuss why tens of thousands of African Americans converted to Catholicism during the Great Migrations. He will also address how the Black Power movement sparked a revolution in Black Catholic identity. The talk ultimately explores what it means to be both Black and Catholic in the United States and how this changed over the course of the twentieth century.

Location:
Xavier University of Louisiana
McCaffrey Ballroom - 3rd Floor
4980 Dixon Stree - New Orleans, LA 70125

Cost: No Charge

Sponsorsed By: The Institute for Black Catholic Studies (IBCS) of Xavier University of Louisiana

For more information, contact:
IBCS - (504) 520-7691, Email: ibcs@xula.edu


Tuesday, November 11 - Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

“Pastoring in Black Parishes” A Series of Clergy Enrichment Conferences

Theme: Clergy Enrichment

Pastoring in Black Parishes is a series of development and enrichment conferences for priests, deacons, seminarians, and brothers who serve in the Black Apostolate. We will focus on the development of pastoral skills necessary to effectively serve the African American community.

Location:
St. Joseph Seminary
1200 Varnum Street, NE
Washington, D.C. 20017

Cost: $295

Sponsorsed By: The Josephite Pastoral Center and the National Black catholic Congress

Registration Info: www.josephitepastoralcenter.org

For more information, contact:
A'dell Lee, (202 526-9270 - alee@josephite.com


November 16, 2014, 3:00pm

The 225th anniversary of Black Catholic History

Theme: Liturgy and Exhibition

Come join us as we celebrate Black Catholic History Month in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

Location:
Drs. Camille and William Cosby Community Center
St. Francis Academy
501 E. Chase Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

For more information, contact:
JMcClure@archbalt.org


November 21, 2014

Bishop James Augustine Healy Award Dinner

Theme: Honoring Ms. Lorraine "MA" Smith, 2014 Bishop Healy Award Recipient

Cocktails, Dinner, Award presentation, Keynote by Msgr. Ray East, Archdiocese of Washington, DC
Cocktails 6:30 pm; Dinner 7:30 pm

Location:
6 Billings Street
Randolph, MA 02368

Cost: $65.00 per person

Sponsorsed By: Office for Black Catholic Ministries, Archdiocese of Boston

For more information, contact:
Lorna DesRoses, ldesroses@rcab.org. (617) 746-5810


November 21, 2104 - 10a.m to 5 p.m

Restore Justice!

Theme: Encounter and Mercy: A Conference on Restorative Justice

Join us for a reflection and consideration of new possibilities for effective change.

Location:
Edward J. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room B

Sponsorsed By: The Catholic University of America

For more information:
Visit ipr.cua.edu or call 202-319-5999


November 22, 2014, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Catholic Symposium

Theme: One Body

Presenters:
Sister Eva Marie Lumas
Rev. Joseph A. Brown, S.J., PhD.

Location:
SMA Fathers Hall
23 Bliss Avenue
Tenafly, NJ 07670

Cost: $35.00

Sponsorsed By: SMA Fathers

For more information, contact:
Deacon Keith McKnight at (201) 567-0450 Ext. 223


Sunday, December 13, 2014, 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Archbishop Lori is looking for a few good men

Theme:

Join Archbishop Lori for lunch and a discussion of leadership and prayer (open to high school, college, and young adult men)

Location:
At the rectory of New All Saints Church
4408 Liberty Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21207

Sponsorsed By: Archdiocese of Baltimore

For more information:
RSVO by contacting Harriet Perrelli
hperrelli@gmail.com
410-977-2105


January 17-18, 2015, 8:30 am to 3:00 pm

St. Raymond and St. Leo The Great Women’s Conference 2015 “Irresistible Call”

Theme: “As for me and my household, we will serve the Lord” Joshua 24:15

Dynamic keynote speaker-Sr. Eva Lumas

Location:
Lindy Boggs Conference Center
2045 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70122

Sponsorsed By: St. Raymond and St. Leo Women’s Conference

Registration Info:
Registration fee $75.00
High School and College $45

For more information, contact:
Srslwomensconfgence@yahooo.com or call 504-324-6270


January 22, 2015

Youth Rally and Mass for Life

Theme:

Adhering to the needs of young people and the sharing of the unique gifts of youth with the larger community. 7:00 am Doors Open; 7:30 am Rally begins

Location:
Verizon Center
601 F. Street NW
Washington, DC
or
DC Armory
2001 East Capitol St, NE
Washington, DC

Sponsorsed By: Archdiocese of Washington


April 24-26th 2015

Faith in the Woods: “A Spirit filled” Camping Trip

Join us for a weeke3nd of adventure and fellowship that will include camping in tents, hiking, swimming, cooking and group activities

Sponsorsed By: Archdiocese of Washington, AAYM Gatherings

2014

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