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Catholic News Herald

Serving Christ and Connecting Catholics in Western North Carolina

CHARLOTTE — All are invited to an upcoming performance of the award-winning Our Lady of Consolation gospel choir from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, at St. Gabriel Church.

The program is entitled “Authentically Black – Wholly Catholic: A Conversation in Music and Heritage Featuring Our Lady of Consolation’s Gospel Choir.”

Interspersed with hymns and music will be brief segments highlighting black culture and heritage, the conversion of Africans in America to Christianity, and the Church’s history with enslavement and place in the civil rights and Black Lives Matter movements.

The program is free, but RSVP to www.stgabrielchurch.org/RSVP or to Cathy Esposito at 704-362-5047, ext. 276. St. Gabriel Church is located at 3016 Providence Road.