The purpose of the Black Catholic Advisory Board is to meet pastoral, social, and cultural issues relating to Catholics of African descent. To evangelize to our faith communities, the unchurched, and the broader Church in order to promote unity, pride and understanding in the Church and Community. 

Check out our Earlier Events

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Saturday February 18th 2023 the Black Catholic Advisory Board hosted our 

Black Catholic Day of Reflection  View the powerpoint from that day here.


The 2022 Black Catholic 

Joint Conference

Banquet Night for the 2022 Joint Conference for National Black Sisters Conference (NBSC), National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus (NBCCC), National Association of Black Catholic Deacons (NABCD) & Wives and the National Black Catholic Seminarians Association (NBCSA), on the campus of Notre Dame University.  


A six-week Lenten Introduction to Prayer, led by the Black Catholic Advisory Board of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, each Thursday of Lent at 7PM.

March 10: How to Pray (click here)

March 17: Stations of the Cross (click here)

March 24: Holy Rosary (click here)

March 31: Evening Prayer (click here)

April 7: Day 7 of Nationwide Tolton Novena (click here)

April 14: Holy Thursday Seven Churches Visitation (Click here)

WHEN: Weekly from 7-8pm (Eastern Time) on each Thursday, March 10 to April 14

WHERE: On Zoom


Meeting ID: 919 2578 1605

Passcode: 173194

Our Easter Season Spirituality Series 

2021 Easter Season Series 

Our Lenten Series

Black Holy Men and Women 

Click here for a replay of the series

Our October 25th discussion exploring "Fratelli tutti, Brothers All" Pope Francis' latest encyclical.  Here's the summary used to stimulate the discussion.

Read our strategic plan


Our Strategic plan helps you understand the mission and vision of the Black Catholic Advisory Board.  It outlines the plan for developed at the direction of Bishop Rhoades in March, 2015 for the evangelization and pastoral care for Blacks in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana.

Get a little taste of Sankofa with the Black Catholic Advisory Board