• Sainthood Cause Opened for Julia Greeley, a Former Slave

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    Fr. Tolton's remains exhumed and verified in Quincy, Illinois

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African and African American Communities

The Office of Multicultural Ministries provides pastoral ministry support to a variety of African and African American communities. These include, but are not limited to, Black Catholic, Cameroon, Eritrean, Ghanaian, Knights and Ladies of Peter Claver and Sisters in the Spirit.

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Black History Month Program

Sharing the story of the Syphax family: Arlington’s Oldest Black Family

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Black History Month Mass Celebration

Join Holy Family Catholic Church at their annual Black History Month Celebration and Reception. More details in the flyer!

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National Day of Prayer for the African American and African Family

On February 3, 2019 during Black History Month. View the flyer for more details and suggestions on how you and your family can participate in this day of prayer.

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Black History Month Celebration

Join Holy Family Catholic Church's Black History and Heritage Ministry, Saturday February 4 for a Day of Reflection and Celebration honoring Black Catholic figures.

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Multicultural Mass Information

Discover when and where to attend a Mass in a different language or with a specific culture. The Catholic Diocese of Arlington offers multiple, regular Masses for the following communities: Brazilian, Cameroon, Deaf Ministry, Eritrean (Ge'ez Rite), Filipino, Irish (Gaelic), Ghanaian, Indian Syro-Malabar Rite, Indian (Tamil), Korean, Sierra Leone and Vietnamese.

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