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African American Pastoral Ministries Contact:

Rev. Mr. Royce Winters
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100 East Eighth Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Phone: (513) 421-3131 ext. 2640
Fax: (513) 421-1582

What's New?

 A Vibrant Church

Family praying in church
Living the mission of Jesus Christ, we are fostering a vibrant church in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati by embracing our future.  Pastoral regions – a cluster, grouping or association of autonomous parishes – are vital to our future.  This is the result of years of planning and consultation among archdiocesan leaders and parishes.
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 The Black Bishops of the United States


The Archdiocese of Louisville is hosting its 4th Annual Archdiocesan Black Catholic Congress on December 9, 2017. The keynote speakers are the Most Reverend Joseph Kurtz, Archbishop of Louisville; Peter Kodwo Appiah Cardinal Turkson, Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development; and Rev. Maurice Nkemefuna Emlu, Catholic Diocese of Orlu Nigeria. The theme for the 4th Annual Black Catholic Congress is Missionary Discipleship.
Registration for participants from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati will be paid by the Office of African American Pastoral Ministries. Please send e-mail registration information to
Louisville Congress 2017








Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith Celebration

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Keep the Dream Alive Award Ceremony” 
The 18th Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Keep the Dream Alive” Award Ceremony will be held on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Church of the Resurrection, 1619 California Avenue Cincinnati, Ohio 45237. Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge, the Honorable Fanon Rucker will be keynote speaker.  “Keep the Dream Alive” Award Ceremony’s Victory Sponsor is the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and the Office of African American Pastoral Ministries.

Black History Month – February 2018
Mass of Celebration – University of Dayton, February 11, 2018, 6:00 p.m. Chapel of the Immaculate Conception
On February 12, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., the University of Dayton, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, and the Office of African American Catholic Ministries will host its Annual Mass Celebrating Black Catholic History Month.  The Mass will be held at the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception, 300 College Drive Dayton, Ohio 45409. The presider will be Fr. Francis Tandoh, CSSP, and Deacon Royce Winters will be the homilist.


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