In A Word began publishing in 1983.


During this time the monthly publication has reached countless numbers of people throughout the world.


We bring out the gifts and blessings of African American Catholics.


With sparkling photos and challenging information we share the

 otherwise unrecognized gifts of

African American Catholics.

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Previous issues can be found in the Archives section

In the current issue:

-"The Word is a gift. Other persons are a gift."

The words of Pope Francis for Lent challenge the changing of Affordable Health Care.


-A new African American auxiliary Bishop for Washington, DC