Conference Scholarships

Applications are no longer being accepted. The archdiocese awarded scholarships at the end of June to support AMS ministry leaders attending this year’s Tekakwitha Conference and National Black Catholic Congress.  Thanks to the generosity of the Black and Indian Mission Office, the AMS is able to encourage participation in these important ministry gatherings to resource military communities.

2017 Annual Tekakwitha Conference

This year the theme of the conference will be Loving One Another through the Spirit of St. Kateri.  It will take place in Rapid City, South Dakota, on Jul 19-23, 2017.  Visit the conference website to learn more.  Applicants should email their applications to

National Black Catholic Congress XII

The National Black Catholic Congress XII will take place in Orlando, Florida, on July 5-9.  The theme will be “The Spirit of the Lord is Upon Me: act justly, love goodness, and walk humbly with your God.”  Find more information on the Congress website. Applicants should email their applications to