November is Black Catholic History Month

This holiday was founded by the National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus in 1990. It honors the legacy and unique worship of Black members of the Catholic Church. This month was chosen for its inclusion of the birthdays of Saint Martin de Porres and Saint Augustine in addition to the Brazilian celebration of Zumbi (dos Palmares), […]

November is National Native American Heritage Month

National Native American Heritage Month celebrates the culture and history of the Native American Peoples. It was federally recognized in 1990 for the first time by then-President Bush. However, many Natives pushed for days of recognition prior to this. In addition, the United States also celebrates Indigenous People’s Day, Native American Day, and Indigenous Resistance […]

World Science Day for Peace and Development

World Science Day for Peace and Development celebrates the importance of science in international peace efforts and global development. This year’s theme is Building Climate-Ready Communities. This holiday is also a time to honor the importance of environmental justice. Above all, it reminds us of the role of science in advancing the greater good. Looking for […]