Panel Discussion on Conflict Between the Vatican and the Nuns

Religion / Spirituality - Lecture/Discussion

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
4:30 PM-6:00 PM

College of the Holy Cross: Smith Hall
Rehm Library
1 College Street
Worcester, MA 01610
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Marybeth Kearns-Barrett, director of chaplains at Holy Cross, will moderate a panel discussion on the issues behind the recent conflict between the Vatican and the leadership community for American nuns. The conversation will look at the contributions of women religious in shaping American Catholic life, the changes they have undergone since Vatican II, and strategies for moving forward. Panelists are Sr. Jane Morrissey, of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Springfield, who is co-founder and executive director of Homework House, Inc. and Sr. Donna Markham, of the Adrian Dominican Sisters, who is vice president of behavioral health services at Catholic Health Partners in Cincinnati and former president of the Leadership Conference of the Women Religious.

Cost: Free and open to the public

Suggested Audiences: High School, College, Adult, Elders

Phone: 508-793-3869

Last Modified: December 11, 2012 at 12:30 PM

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