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Seminary’s Black History Lecture on the History of Black Nuns in US recap

Seminary’s Black History Lecture on the History of Black Nuns in US recap

I wanted to give a fully recap of this year’s annual Black History Lecture my seminary had. The topic, again, was “The Real Sister Act: Black Catholic Sisters in the United States.” The lecture was given by a young up-and-coming Black historian Dr. Shannen Dee Williams. She is an assistant professor at Villanova University. The…

By BLACKCATHOLIC February 14, 2019 0

This was tonight! Will tell more tomorrow! Black History Lecture on History of Black Nuns in US from Shannen Dee Williams

This was tonight! Will tell more tomorrow! Black History Lecture on History of Black Nuns in US from Shannen Dee Williams

My seminary hosted this speaker and topic for its annual Black History Lecture. And. IT. WAS. THE. BOMB! I’ve made some quick posts about it on my social media with some pictures up. Here’s what I said: “Dr. Shannen Dee Williams rocked the house with her presentation tonight! She was so jammed packed full of…

By BLACKCATHOLIC February 12, 2019 0

Pictures From Retreat

Pictures From Retreat

Just as I posted before, I was on a semi-silent retreat with fellow 1st and 2nd Philosophy seminarians at the Saint John XXIII Pastoral Center in Charleston, West Virginia for a week. We just got back to campus today. I’m a 1st Philosophy seminarian (route to ordination: two years of philosophy studies, four years of…

By BLACKCATHOLIC January 25, 2019 0

On Retreat!

This past week my fellow seminarians and I have been on retreat at the Saint John XXIII Pastoral Center in West Virginia before the semester officially begins next Monday. Will post some pictures in a later post. Nice place. It’s been a semi-silent retreat, and the rector of our seminary has been leading the conferences…

By BLACKCATHOLIC January 24, 2019 0

Books For This Semester . . .

Books For This Semester . . .

Here’s a look at just SOME (12 total in this picture) of the books that are on the line up for my classes this semester. Definitely some interesting things here that I’m eager to sink into and learn from. There’s always that little pocket of giddiness and expectation when you first get your books for…

By BLACKCATHOLIC January 14, 2019 0