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Welcome to the Knights of Peter Claver

The Knights of Peter Claver, Incorporated, the largest and oldest continually existent predominantly African-American Catholic fraternal organization was founded more than 100 years ago. It was formed to provide opportunities for Catholic Action to men of color to be actively involved in their faith by living the Gospel message. The Knights of Peter Claver membership now includes the entire family and offers opportunities to engage in a variety of church and community service projects and support various charitable appeals.

EWTN- For Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, hearing the words of Pope Francis is like being taken back in time to when he first experienced his “original call” to serve the Church through the priesthood. Read More
EWTN- At the final Mass closing out the 2015 World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, Pope Francis warned against narrowing God’s love and works to only a certain group of people. “To raise doubts about the working of the Spirit, to give the impression that it cannot take place in those who are not ‘part of the group’, who are not ‘like us’, is a dangerous temptation,” the Holy Father said Sept. 27. Read More
EWTN- "The Church is the depository of the faith, and that faith is the teaching of Jesus: we can’t go against his commandment,” the emeritus Archbishop of Quito explained Aug. 14 to EWTN News in Piura, where he was participating in Peru's Tenth National Eucharistic and Marian Congress as an envoy of the Holy Father. Read More
The Racial Divide in the United States: A Reflection for the World Day of Peace 2015 By: The Most Reverend Edward K. Braxton, Ph. D., S.T.D. Bishop of Belleville, Illinois January 1, 2015 Read More