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Contacts

Director
Mrs. Lauren Green
E-Mail: lauren.green@raldioc.org

St. Alphonsus Center
810 Reid St., E
Wilson, NC 27893

African Ancestry Catholics Delegate
Msgr. Joseph Ntuwa 

Francophone Catholic Chaplain
Fr. Roger Malonda 

African American Catholic Chaplain
Fr. Andrew McNair

Swahili Catholic Chaplain
Fr. Pius Wekesa 

Igbo & Nigerian Catholic Chaplain
Fr. Joseph Oji

African Ancestry Ministry

The African Ancestry Ministry and Evangelization is established by the Diocese of Raleigh to foster the mission of the Roman Catholic Church:

  • Spread the Gospel
  • Celebrate the Sacraments
  • Form a faith community

To do this ministry, we must create an atmosphere in which individuals of African Ancestry:

  • Can maintain their identity
  • Heighten their visibility
  • Enhance their lives as Catholics

The ministry is concerned with nurturing those in the faith, reconciling those fallen away from the faith, and offering a church home to the un-churched through conversion to the Catholic faith.