Ministry to Catholics of African Descent

Vicar for Catholics of African Descent:

Deacon Leonard Paul Lockett
Phone: 281-643-8608
Fax: 713-759-9151
Email Deacon Lockett
Mailing Address: 
1700 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX  77002


The Vicar for Catholics of African Descent serves the African, African American, and Caribbean Catholic communities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. The Vicar works with Archdiocesan offices and agencies in implementing the mission and goals of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston along with the National Black Catholic Pastoral Plan through collaboration, implementation, advocacy, leadership, and evangelization. The Vicar for Catholics of African Descent provides a voice and representation at the decision-making level within the archdiocesan structure, serves as a vehicle to provide spiritual, cultural, educational, and social development for Catholics of African Descent, identifies the needs, concerns, and issues of these Catholic communities and communicates these needs, concerns, and issues to established Archdiocesan offices and agencies, and coordinates constituency ministry and supports on-going pastoral ministry.

Parishes in the African-American Apostolate

St. Francis Of Assisi Church
Rev. Edmund C. Nnadozie, M.S.P.
5102 Dabney Street
Houston, Texas 77026-3015
(713) 672-7773, (713) 673-1913 FAX
St. Francis Xavier Church
Rev. Michael Saah-Buckman, SSJ 
4600 Reed Rd.
Houston, Texas 77051-3399
(713) 738-2311, (713) 738-3337 FAX
   
St. Peter The Apostle Church
Rev. Faustinus Okeyikam, M.S.P.
6220 La Salette Drive
Houston, Texas 77021-1399
(713) 747-7800, (713) 747-9671 FAX
Holy Family Church
Rev. Sunny J. Plammoottil, O.S.H.
1510 5th Street 
Missouri City, Texas 77489-1298
(281) 449-9688, (281) 499-9680 FAX
   
Our Mother Of Mercy Church
Rev. Brian P. Fox, S.S.J.
4000 Sumpter Street
Houston, Texas 77020-2497
(713) 672-0026, (713) 672-2031 FAX
St. Anne De Beaupre Church
Rev. Felix Elosi, M.S.P.
2810 Link Road
Houston, Texas 77009-1196
(713) 869-1319, (713) 869-4527 FAX
   
St. Gregory The Great Church
Rev. Francis Huan Ton Ngo 
10500 Nold Drive
Houston, Texas 77016-2921
(713) 631-3681, (713) 631-6114 FAX
Holy Family Church
Rev. Francis D. Asomkase, S.S.J.
7122 Whiting Rock Drive
Baytown, Texas 77521
(281) 426-8448, (281) 426-8449 FAX
   
St. Martin De Porres
Rev. Sabastian A. Umouyo, M.S.P.
12606 Crosby Lynchburg Rd.
Barrett Station, Texas 77532
(281) 328-4451, (281) 328-7306 FAX
St Monica's Church
Rev. John M. Ayang, S.O.L.T. 
8421 West Montgomery Road
Houston, Texas 77088-7116
(281) 447-5837, (281) 447-8410 FAX
   
St. Peter Claver Church
Rev. Kenneth Howard, S.S.J.
6005 North Wayside Drive
Houston, Texas 77028-4494
(713) 674-3338, (713) 674-6524 FAX
St. Nicholas Church
Rev. Desmond Ohankwere, M.S.P.
2508 Clay Avenue
Houston, Texas 77003-4498
(713) 223-5210, (713) 222-0424 FAX
   
St. Mary of the Purification Church
Rev. Borgia Aubespin, S.V.D.
3006 Rosedale Street
Houston, Texas 77004-6199
(713) 528-0571, (713) 528-0572 FAX
Our Lady Star Of The Sea Church
Rev. Rodney Armstrong, S.S.J.
1401 Fidelity Road
Houston, Texas 77029-4624
(713) 674-9206, (713) 675-7842 FAX
   
St. Philip Neri Church
Rev. Robert T. Kajoh, M.S.P.
P. O. Box 330190
Houston, Texas 77233-0190
(713) 734-0320, (713) 734-0331 FAX
Holy Family Parish @ Holy Rosary
Rev. John Stein, O.F.M.
1420 31st Street
Galveston, Texas 77550-4399
(409) 762-9646, (409) 7625-7636 FAX
   
St. Benedict the Abbot
Rev. Joseph Huy Q. Dinh, C.S.Sp.
4025 Grapevine
Houston, Texas 77045-6320
(713) 433-9836, (713) 433-3949 FAX