The Diocese of Harrisburg has a rich heritage of cultural diversity and ethnicity. The Office of Multicultural Ministries seeks:
Office of Multicultural Ministries
- To build bridges of mutual respect and understanding between the Anglo and ethnic-minority communities throughout the diocese.
- To promote and develop a culturally and ethnically diverse diocese.
- To address pastoral and spiritual needs as well as promote the full participation in the life of the Church of the following diocesan apostolates: Black Catholic, Hispanic, Korean, and Vietnamese.
The Office of Multicultural Ministries collaborates with the following groups that celebrate their Catholic faith and rich cultures:
Black Catholic Apostolate
- Timely Ministry Resources for Black Catholics provided by the USCCB
- The National Black Catholic Congress
- List of Black / African Saints
- The African American Catholic Youth Bible
- United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
- Black Catholics for Life
- Institute for Black Catholic Studies – Xavier University
- The African-born & the Church Family in the United States
- New The History of Black Catholics in the U.S. by Fr. Cyprian Davis