Ralph McCloud is the director of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), an anti-poverty program of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. He currently serves as the chair of Catholic Mobilizing Network's Board of Directors. Ralph has previously worked as Director of Pastoral and Community Services in the Diocese of Fort Worth, Texas. He has served as President of the National Association of Black Catholic Administrators and as a board member of both the National Black Catholic Congress and the Roundtable Association of Social Action Directors.
The work of racial justice requires that we all bring our unique gifts, talents, and experiences to the table.
This Good Friday as we mourn the execution of Christ, we are reminded of all the suffering that is present in our world today. Let this mourning inspire us to action, to fight for the dignity of those whose dignity has been threatened.