Tuesday, February 22, 2011

African-American Catholics: Our Faith, Our Cultures, and Our Commitment


The U.S. Embassy to the Holy See and the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas join in paying tribute to the people of African descent within the United States. Join Sr. Jamie Phelps, O.P., as we explore the cultures and dynamics of the Catholic African-American communities.

Friday February 25, 2011

4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Aula della Sapienza

Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Largo Angelicum 1

Welcome

Charles Morerod, OP

Rector, Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas

Introduction

Miguel H. Díaz

United States Ambassador to the Holy See

Presentation

Sr. Dr. Jamie T. Phelps, O.P., PH.D.

Director of the Institute for Black Catholic Studies

Katharine Drexel Professor of Theology

Xavier University, New Orleans, LA

Q & A

Conclusion

Dr. Marian Díaz

Professor of Theology

A reception will follow in the "Sala delle Colonne"

The program will be in English

R.S.V.P. (fax) 06/4674-3411 or VaticanRSVP@state.gov

Above Image: Madonna with Flowers, painting by Ms. Brenda Joysmith, USA