News and Events

Jenny and Ben Black Bear, Germaine Little Bear, and Bishop Peter Muhich at the conference

Indian Mission | 

A group of Diocese employees traveled to Alexandria, La for the 83rd Annual Tekakwitha Conference. The Tekakwitha Conference is the voice, presence, and identity of Indigenous Catholics of North America under the protection of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha.

Black Catholic Mission | 

At St. Peter Claver in Lexington KY, parishioners chat after Mass in the current worship space. The parish is looking forward to completing the new church building in early 2023.

Black Catholic Mission | 

With the help and support of Black and Indian Missions, small communities such as Grambling State University Campus Ministry are able to provide resources to local Catholic students.

Southern Illinois University student Jamal Kinchen welcomes new members to the Knights of Columbus College Council #7682.

Black Catholic Mission | 

The Newman Catholic Student Center provides the Church a physical presence at the campus.

Black Catholic Mission | 

St. Lawrence School just recently completed their Student Council Elections for the 2022-2023 school year. Students originally submitted their names as candidates for the various executive offices.

Black Catholic Mission | 

Our guidance counselor is able to pull students for small group sessions in order to address students' social-emotional growth and needs. He is also able to push into classrooms on a regular basis.

10th Anniversary of Canonization of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

BIMO News | 

Friday, October 21, 2022 - 4 p.m. Special Mass to be held at Saint John Paul II National Shrine.

Black Catholic Mission | 

The Washington School for Girls celebrated the Class of 2022 as they completed their middle school education.

Jeanie Louie and LoVina Louie from the Native Wellness Institute

Indian Mission | 

Kateri Northwest Ministry Institute hosted a retreat at the Immaculate Heart Retreat Center in Spokane, WA, in collaboration with the Native Wellness Institute.