Thea Bowman Justice Series: Stories For and With Others
Community Period Speakers for 2022-2023 year

Event Community Period Calendar

Sister Thea Bowman’s life was one full of enduring faith and persevering prayer even in the midst of racial prejudice, cultural insensitivity and debilitating illness. This ongoing justice series, as in previous years, will honor her work with story-driven justice education in the following format:

  • Encounter – stories from those who are directly impacted by this issue of injustice
  • Educate – speakers to provide context and data
  • Engage – opportunities to get involved and advocate for change
     

Speakers

This year’s series will feature the stories of our current students:

  • “Immersion Stories” – Stories of Encounter on Immersion – Student registration
    Thursday, October 6 @ Community Period (1:55-3:00pm) in the Welcome Center
     
  • “Advocacy Stories” – Stories of Encounter at the Ignatian Family Teach-In
    Wednesday, November 9 @ Community Period (1:55-3:00pm) in the Welcome Center
     
  • “Summit Stories” – Stories of Encounter at our JHS Summit on Human Dignity
    Thursday, January 19 @ Community Period (1:55-3:00pm) in the Welcome Center

 Information

Sister Thea Bowman (of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration) spent her life’s work as a professor, a writer and a gospel singer. For more information about Sr. Thea Bowman (of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration): https://www.fspa.org/content/about/sister-thea-bowman