In case you missed it: EXPLORING WHITE NATIONALISM
The Catholic Racial Justice Collaborative, Pax Christi USA and the Institute for Peace and Justice held an engaging and enlightening discussion, Exploring White Nationalism, with Rev. Joseph A. Brown, SJ, Ph.D. and over 200 participants. Please share this video with those eager to expand their understanding of this topic.
Webinar featuring Father Jeff Harrison, S.J.: March 25, 2023, 10:30 a.m.
The Peace and Justice Commission of St. Alphonsus Liguori “Rock” Church is offering a presentation by Father Jeff Harrison, S.J., who will speak about the history of slavery in St. Louis, the complicity of the Catholic Church, and current ways to address that legacy. Father Harrison is a pastoral associate at St. Matthew the Apostle who works with the Jesuits’ Slavery, History, Memory and Reconciliation project. Click here for event flier and registration information.
Webinar featuring Dr. Maureen O'Connell :: March 30, 2023 5:30 p.m.
St. Francis Xavier (College) Church is hosting a webinar featuring theologian, Christian ethicist, and community organizer Maureen O’Connell. She will discuss her book, Undoing the Knots: Five Generations of American Catholic Anti-Blackness and share ideas about working toward freedom from the entanglements of racism. Click here for event flier. Click here to register.
Monthly CRJC meetings are held by Zoom. Email email@example.com for meeting link.
January 24, 2023, 6pm
February 28, 2023, 6pm
March 28, 2023, 6pm
3rd Fridays | 5-6pm Manchester & Kingshighway (The Grove)
Vigil for BLM and racial justice
Join the St. Cronan faith community for a monthly vigil for Black lives every third Friday.
Friday | 1pm First Friday Prayer Vigil - VIRTUAL
On the First Friday of each month, Catholic Mobilizing Network holds a Virtual Prayer Vigil to lament upcoming executions and bear witness to the inviolable dignity of all human life. These virtual spaces offer a place to pray together as a faith community in response to the injustice of the death penalty.
Tuesdays | 5-6pm (winter hours)
Eliot Chapel (Kirkwood)
Third Fridays | 5-6pm
Corner of Manchester & Kingshighway (The Grove)
Saturdays | 11:30am-12:30pm
Rotating West County sites (WE CAN)
Past Collaborative Events:
Black catholic history: Vision, Voice, and Vigilance
A CRJC webinar and discussion exploring Black Catholic leaders whose vision, voice and vigilance still speak to us today. Recorded on February 28, 2021.
Sunday, October 31 Catholic Racial Justice Sunday
An observance of Catholic teaching affirming love of all neighbors and a commitment to racial equity.
Event materials are available for all to use.
October 16, 2021 The Giftedness of Black Spirituality
CRJC and Aquinas Institute of Theology invite you to join this free webinar on the theology of Black spirituality. Keynote speaker, Dr. Valerie Lewis-Mosley, DMin. will explore the roots of Black Spirituality, how it enriches the Church and empowers our faith. Learn more.
June 2020 Standing for Justice Prayer Vigil
St. Louis Review article covering the event can be found here
October 2019 Conference on Hope in the Struggle against Racism