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Roppolo

The Fr. Ignatius Roppolo Memorial Endowment Proudly Sponsors

Racial Justice and the Demands of Discipleship:
Realizing Pope Francis's Vision

April 1, 2022 | 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. CST
April 2, 2022 | 9:00 a.m. to Noon CST

Presenter

Fr. Bryan Massingale, S.T.D. 

At Xavier University of Louisiana 

Register To Attend in Person or Online

THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR THE *ONLINE* EVENT IS FRIDAY 4/1 AT 5PM CDT. THOSE WHO WISH TO ATTEND ON CAMPUS MAY SIMPLY COME TO CAMPUS.

Schedule

Friday April 1

  • 6 p.m.: Refreshments in the Qatar Pavillion, Xavier
  • 7-9 p.m. in St. Katharine Drexel Chapel, Xavier
    • ​Prayer led by Office of Black Catholic Ministry Director Dr. Ansel Augustine 
    • ​Introductions by Xavier's Dr. Kathleen Bellow
    • Presentation and Conversation led by Fr. Massingale

Saturday April 2

  • 8 a.m.: Refreshments in Qatar Pavillion, Xavier
  • 9 a.m.-Noon in St. Katharine Drexel Chapel, Xavier
    • ​Prayer led by Bishop Fernand Cheri
    • Presentation and Conversation led by Fr. Massingale

Dr. Bryan Massingale, a priest of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee and author of Racial Justice and the Catholic Church, is one of the world’s leading Catholic social ethicists and scholars of African-American theological ethics, racial justice, and liberation theology. He is currently Professor of Theological and Social Ethics at Fordham University.

  • Free Parking: St. Katharine Drexel Chapel is located at the end of Pine St. Parking in the lot across from the Chapel is available from 5:30PM Friday. Please avoid 24-Hour Reserved spots. 
  • Xavier requires masks indoors (and will have extras on hand if you forget yours). 
  • Available On Campus and Online
  • Books will be available for purchase
  • Please be prepared to observe all state and local COVID regulations

Registration Required 

Flyer

For more information, call 504-520-7691

Or email roppoloendowment@gmail.com

This event is supported by the Fr. Ignatius Roppolo Memorial Endowment that was started to honor Fr. Roppolo who served the sick and the poor and exercised collaborative leadership.

For more information or to donate to support the Endowment, please email Paula Stuckart at pdstuckart@gmail.com

Co-sponsored by Xavier University's Center for Equity, Justice, and the Human Spirit and Institute for Black Catholic Studies