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 ongoing pastoral ministry.

Parishes in the African-American Apostolate

Rev. Martin Eke, M.S.P. *
St. Francis Of Assisi Church  +++
Houston, Texas 77026-3015
(713) 672-7773, (713) 673-1913 FAX
stafranisofhouston@yahoo.com

Rev. Michael Saah-Buckman, SSJ *
St. Francis Xavier Church  +++
4600 Reed Rd.
Houston, Texas 77051-3399
(713) 738-2311, (713) 738-3337 FAX
stfrancishou@att.net

   

Rev. Faustinus Okeyikam, M.S.P. *
St. Peter The Apostle Church  +++
6220 La Salette Drive
Houston, Texas 77021-1399
(713) 747-7800, (713) 747-9671 FAX
stpetercc@sbcglobal.net

Rev. Sunny J. Plammoottil, O.S.H.
Holy Family Church  +
1510 5th Street 
Missouri City, Texas 77489-1298
(281) 449-9688, (281) 499-9680 FAX
Gail.hutchins@holyfamilychurch.us

   

Rev. Brian P. Fox, S.S.J.
Our Mother Of Mercy Church  +++
4000 Sumpter Street
Houston, Texas 77020-2497
(713) 672-0026, (713) 672-2031 FAX
pastor@ourmotherofmercy.net

Rev. Felix Elosi, M.S.P. *
St. Anne De Beaupre Church  +++
2810 Link Road
Houston, Texas 77009-1196
(713) 869-1319, (713) 869-4527 FAX
stanne@prodigy.net

   

Rev. Francis Huan Ton Ngo 
St. Gregory The Great Church  ++
10500 Nold Drive
Houston, Texas 77016-2921
(713) 631-3681, (713) 631-6114 FAX
huantngo@aol.com

Rev. Nixon A. Mullah, S.S.J. *
Holy Family Church  +++
7122 Whiting Rock Drive
Baytown, Texas 77521
(281) 426-8448, (281) 426-8449 FAX
Hfrcc7122@comcast.net

   

Rev. Sabastian A. Umouyo, M.S.P. *
St. Martin De Porres +++
12606 Crosby Lynchburg Rd.
Barrett Station, Texas 77532
(281) 328-4451, (281) 328-7306 FAX
smdpbarrett@aol.com

Rev. John M. Ayang, S.O.L.T. 
St Monica's Church +++
8421 West Montgomery Road
Houston, Texas 77088-7116
(281) 447-5837, (281) 447-8410 FAX
stmonica@sbcglobal.net

   

Rev. Kenneth Howard, S.S.J. **
St. Peter Claver Church +++
6005 North Wayside Drive
Houston, Texas 77028-4494
(713) 674-3338, (713) 674-6524 FAX
parishoffice@stpeterclaverhouston.com

Rev. George Okeahilam, M.S.P. *
St. Nicholas Church +++
2508 Clay Avenue
Houston, Texas 77003-4498
(713) 223-5210, (713) 222-0424 FAX
2508clay@sbcglobal.net

 

 

Rev. Justin Arockiasamy, S.V.D. **
St. Mary of the Purification Church +++
3006 Rosedale Street
Houston, Texas 77004-6199
(713) 528-0571, (713) 528-0572 FAX
tgoodman@stmaryshouston.org

Rev. Rodney Armstrong, S.S.J. **
Our Lady  Star of the Sea Church +++
1401 Fidelity Road
Houston, Texas 77029-4624
(713) 674-9206, (713) 675-7842 FAX
Ourladystarofsea1@att.net

   

Rev. Christian Alimaji, M.S.P. *
St. Philip Neri Church +++
P. O. Box 330190
Houston, Texas 77233-0190
(713) 734-0320, (713) 734-0331 FAX
officespn@yahoo.com

Rev. Jude Ezuma **
Holy Family Parish @ Holy Rosary +
1420 31st Street
Galveston, Texas 77550-4399
(409) 762-9646, (409) 7625-7636 FAX

   

Rev. Clement Uchendu, C.S.Sp. *
St. Benedict the Abbot ++
4025 Grapevine
Houston, Texas 77045-6320
(713) 433-9836, (713) 433-3949 FAX
stbenedictabbotcc@sbcglobal.net

Priests

** African-American
* African

Black Catholics

+ Several
++ Significant
+++ Predominate