About IBCS

A Catholic Theological Institute, at Xavier University of Louisiana, having 2 program divisions (Master Degree & Continuing Education and Enrichment) that educate non-ordained laity & clergy persons for Catholic ministry within U.S. Black Catholic communities.

IBCS Staff

Rev. Manuel B. Williams, C.R., CFRE, Th.M.

Interim Director

Dr. Kirk P. Gaddy

Interim Director

Sister Eva Marie Lumas, SSS, D.Min.

Interim Director

Gwendolyn J. Young

Community Life Coordinator

Deacon Lawrence C. Houston

Community Life Assistant

Dana Lockett

Program Specialist, Inst. for Black Cath. Stud. - Inst.

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