Black Catholic Ministries of Columbus (BCMC)
Black Catholic Ministries works throughout the Diocese of Columbus to promote education and spiritual growth, and to evangelize within the African-American community. BCM’s goal is to promote diversity and social justice awareness within the diocese while working to bring to fruition the pastoral plan of action established by the National Black Catholic Congress. St. Dominic Parish actively supports and participates in the mission and purpose of BCM.

Building Responsibility, Equality And Dignity (B.R.E.A.D)
St. Dominic is an active member of B.R.E.A.D., an interfaith community organization founded in Columbus in 1996 by 23 different religious congregations. B.R.E.A.D. has successfully addressed a number of critical community issues, such as access to health care, transportation, education and affordable housing.

Community Kitchen, Inc.
Community Kitchen, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1979 at Holy Rosary-St. John Parish in Columbus, and expanded to St. Dominic in 2011. CKI strives to provide those in need with the basic necessities of food, clothing, shelter and medical care in a warm and welcoming environment. Meals, clothing, information and referrals for assistance are offered through the Family Kitchen at St. Dominic’s Parish Center.

Cum Christo of Columbus, Ohio
Cum Christo is a lay Catholic Renewal Movement which brings adult Christians together in an ecumenical environment to renew their relationship with Jesus Christ, and motivates them to grow as His disciples. Cum Christo brings together Catholics and Christians of other denominations for three-day spiritual renewal weekends.

Knights of Peter Claver, Inc.
The Knights of Peter Claver and its Ladies Auxiliary, Junior Knights, and Junior Daughters form the largest African-American lay Catholic organization in the U.S. Founded in 1909, the Knights are named for St. Peter Claver, a 17th century Jesuit priest from Spain who brought food, medical care and the Word of God to thousands of African slaves in Colombia. Members strive to emulate his charitable acts by aiding the sick and disabled, and promoting social and intellectual association among members. St. Dominic has a roster of active men, women and youth, and always welcomes new members.