November 19, 2021  |  By AISHA C. YOUNG

COLORADO SPRINGS. The Colorado Springs Council for Black Catholics held its annual St. Martin De Porres dinner on Nov. 6 at St. Joseph Parish in Colorado Springs. The dinner takes place each year on the Saturday after Nov. 3, St. Martin’s feast day, and has been held at various parishes around the diocese.

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June 18, 2021  |  By AISHA C. YOUNG

In March 17, 2020, I became aware of the COVID-19 pandemic. At that time, I was not aware of the severity of it, nor the lives that would be lost. I did know that it was negatively affecting senior citizens, which was heartbreaking for me as a gerontologist. African- Americans were dying at a disproportionate rate from this terrible disease. I’m am a person living with a disability. What other effects would this have on me? Hindsight is 2020. Here are a few ways covid strengthened my faith as a Black Catholic:

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