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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.

DeKarlos Blackmon, a Mobile native, poses during the Knights of Peter Claver convention at the Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center in Mobile, Ala., on July 25, 2014. (Carol McPhail/cmcphail@al.com) Read More
EWTN Global Catholic Network aired exclusive coverage of the Opening Mass for the Ninety-Ninth Annual National Convention of the Knights of Peter Claver and the Eighty-Fourth Annual National Convention of the Knights of Peter Claver Ladies Auxiliary on television. The Concelebrated Mass was broadcast on Sunday, July 27, 2014 with Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi of Mobile as principal celebrant and Divine Word Bishop Dominic Carmon as homilist. Read More
Baltimore (NBCC)- The Daniel Rudd Fund (DRF) for African American Catholic Activities was established by the National Black Catholic Congress (NBCC) Board of Trustees on Friday, November 8, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. It is a result of donations to the Congress to promote the ministry of African American Catholics. The Fund will financially support organizations who promote the NBCC Pastoral Plan. Applicants must be rooted in ministry with African American Catholics and familiar with the history and mission of the National Black Catholic Congress and the Pastoral Plan. Read More