Missionaries, Founders, Thinkers, and Marian Apparitions
September 15, 2017 (12:00-1:30pm) Dorothy Day (Co-founder of Catholic Worker House)
With special guests: Kate Hennessy (Day's youngest granddaughter) and Laura and Steve Brown of Casa Alma (Charlottesville Catholic Worker House)
November 10, 2017: St. Katharine Drexel (Saint of Racial Justice) and Sr. Thea Bowman
With special guest: Fr. Gerry Fogarty, S.J.
Suggested readings: TBD
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Hosted by Prof. Beth Sutherland:
April 21, 2017 (12:00-1:30pm) Dorothy Day
Special Guests: Laura Brown (Casa Alma, Charlottesville), Fr. Bill Garrott, O.P.
Suggested Reading: "Aims and Purposes" (1940), "Poverty and Precarity" (1952)
March 24, 2017: St. Katharine Drexel (Saint of Racial Justice) and St. Mother Frances Cabrini (first U.S. saint and "The Heavenly Patroness of All Emigrants")
Special Guest: Charles Kromkowski (Politics)
February 24, 2017: Our Lady of Guadalupe and other Marian Apparitions. Special guest: Prof. Nichole Flores (Religious Studies)
February 10, 2017: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, O.S.H.
(1648/51-1695)--also known as "The Tenth Muse" and "The Phoenix of Mexico"--was a Hieronymite nun in 17th century Mexico, a visionary philosopher, a brilliant and very early advocate for women’s education, and America’s first Poet, a truly luminous daughter of the Church.
Special guest: Prof. Allison Bigelow (Spanish); Suggested Reading: "Response to Sor Filotea"