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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.


Celebrating the Women of Gospel

Join us for a fundraising concert for World Youth Day Pilgrims of St. Joseph Church! Presented by Mrs. Callie Terrell, Mrs. Dora Jones, and featuring a number of talented women's groups, you won't want to miss this exciting live concert! Concert begins at 4:00pm with a reception to follow. View the flyer for more details!

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Minkisi Mini Retreat

Saturday, November 10, 2018. Lead by Ms. Therese Wilson Favors, former director of the African American Catholic Ministries in the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Pre-register by November 2. All are welcome! For more information, check out the flyer!

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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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