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Fourth Annual Summer Spelling Bee Contest - September 6, 2014
Gospel Music Festival 2014
September 13, 2014
Sisters in the Spirit
September 13, 2014
National Council of Catholic Women - September 24-27, 2014
Venerable Pierre Toussaint Scholarship Fund 2014 Awards Dinner - September 25, 2014
Fr. Augustus Tolton pilgrimage
September 26-27, 2014
7th Annual Award Luncheon -September 27, 2014
 
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 Venerable Pierre Toussaint Scholarship Fund 2014 Awards Dinner
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 Fr. Augustus Tolton pilgrimage
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Saturday, September 6, 2014, 5:00 P.M.

Fourth Annual Summer Spelling Bee Contest

Please come support the children of the Holy Spirit and Our Lady Help of Christians in the fourth annual summer spelling bee contest. All participants are champions.

Sponsored by: Holy Spirit and Our Lady Help of Christians

Location:
Monsignor Glover Hall
Martin Luther King BLVD,
East Orange, NJ

Donation: Encouraged $20 donation to sponsor a speller


September 13, 2014 at 6pm

Gospel Music Festival 2014

Come join us as we celebrate with local Catholic Gospel Choirs sharing their gifts with the community. We are cosponsoring with 2nd Harvest Food Bank to help raise their food supplies in the community.

Location: The Historic Carver Theater (2101 Orleans Ave. New Orleans, LA 70116)

Cost: Free with Non-Perishable Food Donation at the door

Sponsorsed By: Office of Black Catholic Ministries (Archdiocese of New Orleans), 2nd Harvest Food Bank, 2-Cent Entertainment, Historic Carver Theater Foundation

For more information, contact: bcatholics@arch-no.org, 504-861-6207, www.obcm-no.org


Saturday, September 13, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Sisters in the Spirit

Archdiocese of Washington Triumph of the Cross Celebration

Keynote Speaker: Rev. Donald Sterling, D. Min

Location:
St. Camillus Catholic Church
1600 St. Camillus Drive
Silver Spring, Maryland 20903

Cost: $20.00 per ticket/person

Sponsored by:
Sisters in the Spirit
Archdiocese of Washington
New All Saints Church - Archdiocese of Baltimore

Registration Info:
Deadline: September 5, 2014
Return form with payment to:
Sisters in the Spirit, PO Box 4373, Capitol Heights, MD 20791-4373

For more information, contact:
Cynthia Morris-Colbert 202.271.7253 or iluvpurple2@msn.com


September 24-27, 2014

National Council of Catholic Women

Theme: Catholic Women United in Truth: Be the Voice of Catholic Women

Location: Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Registration Information: Register by July 31, 2014. Registration form is available on website
For more information: Visit the registration site.


Thursday, September 25, 2014

Venerable Pierre Toussaint Scholarship Fund 2014 Awards Dinner

Theme: Celebration/Award

The Pierre Toussaint Scholarship Fund proudly continues the great legacy of Venerable Pierre Toussaint, in the Archdiocese of New York and in Sassier, Haiti. This Awards dinner is a celebration of the recipients of the scholarship program.

Reception 6:00 p.m. Dinner 7:00 p.m.

Location:
New York Marriott Marquis
Broadway at 46th Street, NYC

Sponsorsed By: The Venerable Pierre Toussaint Scholarship Fund


Friday-Saturday, September 26-27, 2014

Fr. Augustus Tolton pilgrimage

Theme: Pilgrimage to the boyhood hometown of Fr. Augustus Tolton.

Trace the historical path on which Fr. Tolton journeyed from slave to priest.

Location:
The pilgrimage will take you to many places of interest in Illinois and Missouri

Cost: Total package price, $99.00 (not including lodging). Includes bus transportation, continental breakfast, and lunch. Dinner on your own.

Sponsorsed By:
The Office of Bishop Joseph N. Perry
The Office for Black Catholics
The Augustus Tolton Pastoral Ministry

Registration Info:
30 spaces available! Registration deadline: September 8, 2014. Overnight hotel accommodations by Quincy Inn & Suites ($67.26) plus tax. Call (217) 228-8808 to book your room.

For more information, contact:
The Office of Black Catholics at 312-534-8376. For more information on Fr. Augustus Tolton, please visit the O.B.C web site at www.blackcatholicchicago.org


Saturday, September 27, 2014

7th Annual Award Luncheon

The Office of African American African & Caribbean Apostolate presents the 7th annual award luncheon. Presenting the Most Reverend Joseph A. Francis.

Location:
Ramada Plaza Hotel
160 Frontage Road
Newark, New Jersey 07114

Cost: $50.00

Sponsorsed By: The Office of African American African & Caribbean Apostolate

Registration Info:
Please make check to the Office of African American, African & Caribbean Apostolate or AAA&C, and mail to Sr. Patricia Lucas, 171 Clifton Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07104


October 5, 2014

Respect Life Sunday

Theme: A Call to human life issues

An annual program that is highlighted in liturgies and marked by special events. The purpose of the program is raise awareness for ongoing human life issues.

Sponsorsed By: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

For more information, see:
http://www.usccb.org/about/pro-life-activities/respect-life-program/


October 11-12, 2014

Maryland Catholic Women’s Conference

Theme: A dedication to spreading the word of God to all women

Location:
2625 Old Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157

Sponsorsed By: The Maryland Catholic Women’s Conference (MCWC)

For more information, visit: www.marylandcatholicwomen.com


October 14-17, 2015

The 2015 OCDS National Congress

Theme: Celebrating the Fifth Centenary of the Birth of St. Teresa of Avila

Organization: The Washington Province of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

The mission of the National Congress is to inspire and authentic friendship with Jesus based on the life and writings of St. Teresa of Avila.

Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

For more information: http://www.2015ocdsnationalcongress.com


Tuesday, November 11 - Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

“Pastoring in Black Parishes” A Series of Clergy Enrichment Conferences

Event Theme: Clergy Enrichment

Pastoring in Black Parishes is a series of development and enrichment conferences for priests, deacons, seminarians, and brothers who serve in the Black Apostolate. We will focus on the development of pastoral skills necessary to effectively serve the African American community.

Location:
St. Joseph Seminary
1200 Varnum Street, NE
Washington, D.C. 20017

Cost: $295

Sponsorsed By: The Josephite Pastoral Center and the National Black catholic Congress

Registration Info: www.josephitepastoralcenter.org

For more information, contact:
A'dell Lee, (202 526-9270 - alee@josephite.com

2014

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