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June 14, 2021

Alverno College’s Sister Thea Bowman Institute Honored with Promising Practices 2021 Award

Alverno College’s Thea Bowman Institute Honored With Promising Practices 2021 Award

June 14, 2021

These “saints” Ministered on the Margins of Privilege and Power” Brother Mickey McGrath, O.S.F.S.

June 14, 2021

Black Catholics See Continued Progress on the Road to Canonization for ‘Saintly Six’

July 24, 2020

Loyola University-Maryland recently renamed Flannery O’Connor Hall in honor of Sister Thea Bowman

Loyola renames Flannery O’Connor Hall after Sister Thea Bowman

July 6, 2020

Mississippi Catholic Bishops Joint-Statement Against Racism – Bishop Joseph R. Kopacz, Bishop of Jackson and Bishop Louis F. Kihneman, III, Bishop of Biloxi

Joint Statement of Catholic Bishops of Mississippi Against Racism  

June 19, 2020

Reflection on Sr. Thea and Racial Healing – Fr. Maurice J. Nutt, C.Ss.R.

Sister Thea Bowman: national witness to possibility of racial harmony

November 13, 2018 / MS Catholic

Formal opening set for Sister Thea’s cause

  The Faithful of the Diocese of Jackson are cordially invited to hear Bishop Joseph R. Kopacz read the edict opening the investigation into the life of Sister Thea Bowman, FSPA, servant of God. Sunday, Nov. 18, 10:30 a.m.  Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle  

November 9, 2018 / MS Catholic

Bishops to consider endorsing sainthood cause of Sister Thea Bowman

By Mark Pattison WASHINGTON – The U.S. bishops will consider endorsing the sainthood cause of Sister Thea Bowman, the great-granddaughter of slaves and the only African-American member of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, who transcended racism to leave a lasting mark on Catholic life in the United States in the late 20th century. The […]