Thursday, October 14

**ALL TIMES IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME**

7:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.  Praise and Worship –Men in the Fire

 

7:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Opening Welcome – Fr. Charles Smith, SVD Presider/Our Pledge: We Walk by Faith Not by Fear

 

7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  Libation & Healing – Fr. Ken Hamilton, SVD & Fr. Roy Lee

Friday, October 15

**ALL TIMES IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME**

 

7:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.  Praise and Worship –Men in the Fire

 

7:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Opening Ceremony – Fr. Charles Smith, SVD

 

8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Opening Keynote Speaker – Fr. Ken Hamilton, SVD

Brothers With the Same Struggle - Racism in American. Loss and grief caused by systemic racism can be felt most by the black community.

 

9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Harambee Town Hall Panel Discussion

The Harambee Discussion will be on how we can move forward as Black Catholic Men beyond: COVID 19, job insecurity, social upheavals, national disasters and phobias. Spiritual loss and hopelessness.       

PANELIST

  • Facilitator – Marc Guess

  • Medical – Dr. General Johnson

  • HR Manager – Greg Daniels

  • Spirituality – Fr. Gerald Marable

  • Social Justice – Deacon Mel Tardy

Saturday, October 16

**ALL TIMES IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME**

 

8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Imani Praise and Worship –Men in the Fire

 

8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Keynote Speaker – Dr. Cameron Beatty

God’s Leading Man - God’s idea of leadership is very different from the world’s idea of leadership.

 

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.    Kujichagulia Breakout Workshops #1

  • Male vs Man – Fr. Charles Smith, SVD (Recorded)

  • Black Male Keys to Success – Fr. Roy Lee

  • Black Man Building and Nurturing Strong Black Families – Deacon Bobby White

  • Financial Stability – Marc Guess (Recorded)

  • Do Black Lives Matter to the Catholic Church? – Deacon Royce Winters (Recorded)

  • Mental & Holistic Health – Dr. General Johnson

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker Fr. Bernard Kwame Assenyoh

So, You Call Yourself A Man

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – WORKING LUNCH

Religious Vocation to the Priesthood, Brotherhood and Deaconate – SVD VOCATION TEAM

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Kujichagulia Breakout Workshops #2

  • African and Afri-Diasporic Religions & Philosophy- Fr. Ken Hamilton, SVD

  • Using Your Creative Gifts for the Glory of God – Eric Saunders

1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Closing Reflections – Fr. Charles Smith, SVD

2:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. Saturday Closing Mass – Fr. Anthony M. Bozeman, SSJ