Strengthened and nurtured, Black Catholics are thrust upon their roots of Faith and Strength that maintained and sustained their ancestors --- Black Culture, Values and Holy Scripture --- are the focus of the fourth workshop of What We Have Seen and Heard/A Pastoral Letter on Evangelization on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at All Saints Catholic Church, 4051 N. 25th Street, Milwaukee. The pastoral letter was released on September 9, 1984 by the Black Bishops of the Catholic Church in the United States. Registration is at 8:30 am, and the workshop begins at 9:00 a.m.
Sr. Callista Robinson, OSF, Presenter and Facilitator, is the Assistant Administrator, Adult Learning Center and the Coordinator of the Brother Booker Ashe Lay Ministry Program. Sr. Callista is President and founding member of the National Black Sisters' Conference, member of the National Black Catholic Congress Board of Trustees, and affiliate member of the National Association of Black Catholic Administrators.
The series is sponsored by All Saints Catholic Church, Black Catholic Ministry Commission of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, and funded by the John Paul II Office for New Evangelization, the Office of Evangelization, the Nazareth Project of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee and the Black and Indian Mission Grant Office, Washington, D.C.
The program is free and open to those who are interested in the history of Black Catholicism. To register, please contact Cecilia Smith-Robertson, Faith Formation Director, All Saints Catholic Church, at firstname.lastname@example.org.