Monastery News Page
February 24, 2015


A Celebration of History and Culture

      On Sunday, February 22nd, Fr. Gregory-David Jones participated in a celebration of culture and history at St. Moses the Black Catholic Community in Detroit.   The day of festivities (which was part of the parish celebration of Black History Month) began with a Mass in the church at 10 a.m.  Fr. Gregory-David was the principle celebrant and his homily compared the story of Noah and the ark and the history Americans of African descent with a focus on spirituality through struggle.  After the celebration of the Liturgy, a program followed with music (provided by an ensemble from the Detroit School of Arts), a video presentation, poetry readings and biographical reenactments.  To cap off the celebration, a delicious meal was provided for everyone in the fellowship room.  Fr. Gregory-David describes the event as an uplifting, inspiring and spiritual experience.  For more information about St. Moses the Black Catholic Community and the story of its patron click here.


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