NATIONAL BLACK CATHOLIC
APOSTOLATE FOR LIFE
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NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER FOR THE
AFRICAN AMERICAN FAMILY 2004
The National Day of Prayer for the African American Family 2004 will be celebrated on Sunday February 1, 2004. The sponsors of this prayer day are inviting people of African descent and all the family of God, to gather in prayer as we kick off Black History Month.
"Jesus We Seek Your Face ", is this year’s theme.
Confident that prayer changes things,
The National Day of Prayer for the African American Family was founded
at a National Black Catholic Conference
by Fr. Jim Goode, OFM in 1989.
Hear my voice when I call, O Lord.
have mercy on me and answer.
You have said, Seek my face,"
and my heart says to you,
"Your presence, O Lord, I seek."
"Be Very attentive to the family, TEMPLE OF LOVE AND LIFE."
His Holiness Pope John Paul II
"The Pope of the Family"
"On the wings of faith and prayer, the African American Family has remained strong through every trial and adversity."
Fr. Glenn Parker, CSsR
"Family prayer makes it possible for us to face each day with renewed confidence and
Dr. Beverly A. Carroll
National Day of Prayer for the African American Family
UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS
SECRETARIAT FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN CATHOLICS
NATIONAL BLACK CATHOLIC CLERGY CAUCUS
NATIONAL BLACK SISTERS' CONFERENCE
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK CATHOLIC ADMINISTRATORS
NATIONAL BLACK CATHOLIC CONGRESS
KNIGHTS OF PETER CLAVER AND LADIES AUXILIARY
JOSEPHITE PASTORAL CENTER
SOCIETY OF THE DIVINE WORD
ORDER OF FRIARS MINOR
HOLY NAME PROVINCE
PROVINCE OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION