If you have at least received First Communion and would like to serve our parish in this important way,
YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN THE ALTAR SERVERS MINISTRY
Please register with Deacon Al & Jane Turner, by phone: 301-840-0255 or by email: [email protected] .
Black History Facts & Quizzes
There are facts & questions for all ages. Answer what you can and ask for help on the harder questions. Enjoy the facts.
Fun Black Facts
• Did you know Patrick Francis Healy, an African American, became the president of Georgetown University in 1874 but students of color were not admitted to the university until the mid-1900’s?
• Did you know that Charles Randolph Uncles , the first African American priest ordained in the USA was born and raised in Baltimore?
• Did you know that of the 266 popes of the Catholic Church between St Peter and Pope Francis three popes are known to be of African decent?
Take the Quiz
1. What person listed below did NOT head the NAACP?
A. Kwesi Mfume
B. Ralph David Abernathy
C. Whitney Young
D. Benjamin Lawson Hooks
2. The first Black-owned television station in the US began broadcasting in 1975 and was located in
A. Los Angeles
C. Washington, D.C.
3. One of the planners of the city of Washington, D.C. was
A. Frederick Douglas
B. Booker T. Washington
C. Benjamin Banneker
D. Hiram Rhodes Revels