Board of Associates


                                               Darcel B. Whitten-Wilamowki


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Darcel B. Whitten-Wilamowski has been the Coordinator for the Ministry to Catholics of African Ancestry,

Diocese of Rockville Centre, for the past 7 years.  As of January 2013, she also became Coordinator for

the Haitian American Apostolate Ministry, Diocese of Rockville Centre.  Both of these Diocesan Ministries

now make up the Office of Multicultural Diversity for the Diocese of Rockville Centre.  Twenty-seven years

ago, in the Diocese of Brooklyn, Mrs. Wilamowski founded “Sounds in the Spirit of Praise” Brooklyn

Diocesan Gospel Choir which later became known as the Sr. Thea Bowman Mass Choir.  The choir was

Invited to be a program under the Ministry to Catholics of African Ancestry, D.R.V.C.  16 years ago and has

been ministering under Mrs. Wilamowski’s continued direction.  Mrs. Wilamowski is also on the Diocese of

Rockville Centre’s television station, Telecare.  For the past 8 seasons, she has been the host of  “Total Praise”

which highlights Catholics of African Ancestry and the gifts that they bring to the church.