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Anti-Racism Resources

Archdiocese of Milwaukee Committee on Anti-Racism has compiled a series of resources for parishes.

November 3, 2020 - A discussion about parish resources for addressing racism within the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Presenters: Fessahaye Mebrahtu - Director, Black Catholic & Ethnic Ministries, Rob Shelledy - Director, Dignity of the Human Person

Open Wide Our Hearts

Archdiocese of Milwaukee Committee on Anti-Racism has a series of resources including:

Formation Resources from Kindergarten to Adult level

Educational resources from the USCCB designed specifically for K-8, high school, college students, and adults.

Parish Prayer Resources and short backgrounders on various aspects of racism

Bulletin inserts, pastoral aides, prayer resources and background papers.

Local Resources Archdiocese Black Catholic Ministry

Additional resources provided by the archdiocesan Black Catholic Pastoral Plan.

Two possible examinations of conscience regarding racism.

We Are Salt and Light  

We Are Salt and Light, "Mindful of its duty to be the advocate for those who hunger and thirst for justice’s sake, the Church cannot remain silent about the racial injustices in society and its own structures."

An examination of conscience for racism - Denver Catholic

There are two kinds of ignorance: the things I don’t know that nobody expects me to know, and the things I don’t know, but that I ought to know and others expect me to know.


St. Vincent de Paul Society Voices of the Poor

Hope in the Face of Racism Series.

Download this list of resources for distribution.

Contact Us

Rob Shelledy
Director, Dignity of the Human Person

Fessahaye Mebrahtu
Director, Black Catholic & Ethnic Ministries

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