The National Black Sisters' Conference has been shouting "Glory!  Halleluia!" since 1968.  We are Vowed Catholic Women Religious from many different Congregations. We draw strength and courage from God. We support one another in the faith and hold our elders in high esteem.  We have Associate & Auxiliary Membership. 
We study, speak & act on issues in the social, educational, economic & religious milieus in the United States. 
We help promote positive self-image among ourselves and our African American people.
​We believe & therefore we can hold out the light toward yet another tomorrow.

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"THIS IS WHO WE ARE"
-  A presentation about the history of the National Black Sisters Conference -

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CONGRATULATIONS

A WONDERFUL HONOR

We are very pleased to announce that the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) has chosen Sr. Patricia Chappell, SNDdeN to receive the 2020 Outstanding Leadership Award.

Patricia has spent nearly 30 years committed to anti-racism training and dismantling white privilege, where she modeled inclusivity and witnessed to the truth of the dignity of every human person. During her nine-year tenure as executive director of Pax Christi USA she promoted a spirituality of non-violence and asked each bishop in the United States to affirm active nonviolence as a core Christian principle. She has worked with countless religious congregations and lay groups on diversity-racism issues. Patricia was one of the founding members of the Black Sisters Conference and served as its president from 1996-2001.

A member of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Patricia serves on the East-West Unit provincial leadership team. She will be honored at the LCWR August assembly in Dallas.

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BOARD MEMBERS

Sister Josita Colbert, SNDdeN
President

Sister Gayle Lwanga Crumbey, RGS
Vide President

Sister Marilyn G. Springs, IWBS
Secretary

Sister Patricia Lucas, DHM
Treasurer

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Sister Addie Lorraine Walker, SSND

Sister Melinda Pellerin, SSJ

Sister Dorothy Jackson, SCN

Sister Anita Baird, DHM

Sister Rosetta Brown, OP

Ms. Valerie Shields
​Associate


MISSION STATEMENT


Established in August 1968, the National Black Sisters' Conference (NBSC) is an inclusive Catholic organization of vowed Black Catholic Women Religious and Associates from many congregations of religious across the United States. The NBCS holds an annual meeting and co-sponsors a joint conference of Black Catholic women religious, clergy, brothers, seminarians, deacons and their wives.​

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