Write the Vision: A Prophetic Call to Thrive
The National Black Catholic Congress (NBCC) convenes a national congress every five years. Each one renews and develops our mission with a Pastoral Plan. The next congress will be held July 20-23, 2023 at the Gaylord National in National Harbor, Maryland.
Join with other Black Catholics and those who minister to Black Catholics in the United States for a celebration of our faith and culture.
The Main Celebrant for the Opening Eucharistic Liturgy and Friday's Keynote Speaker, will be His Eminence Wilton Cardinal Gregory, Archbishop of Washington, DC
Archdiocese of St. Louis
Office of Racial Harmony
If there is enough interest the Office of Racial Harmony will provide motor coach transportation. We would like to attend as an archdiocesan group.
Participants responsible for their own registration & hotel.
Event Dates: Thursday, July 20, 2023 through Sunday, July 23, 2023
*Youth Estimated Cost: $1,342.00
*Adult Estimated Cost: $1,387.00
*Estimates are based on double occupancy room rates and early-bird registration fee. The estimate does not include meals while at Congress.
Breakdown of Costs:
Limited scholarships for registration are available.
Youth (13-18 Years):
Early-bird registration (Ends February 28, 2023) $350.00
Regular registration (After February 28, 2023) $395.00
On-site registration $440.00
Adult (19+ Years):
Early-bird registration (Ends February 28, 2023) $395.00
Regular registration (After February 28, 2023) $450.00
On-site registration $495.00
Hotel: Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
Cost: $247.94 Per Room/Per Night ($992 TOTAL)
Congress XIII Attendees are guaranteed the following rate beginning 3-days prior to and 3-days after the event.
This cost includes all taxes and fees, and applies to a standard king or double queen room.
*Participants responsible for their own hotel registration.
If there is enough interest the Office of Racial Harmony will provide motor coach transportation at no cost to participants.
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center201 Waterfront StreetNational Harbor, MD 20745