Catholic Charities of St. Louis and the Society of St. Vincent De Paul welcome Rev. Bryan N. Massingale, S.T.D. to St. Louis, Wednesday, May 13, 2015. Rev. Massingale will speak on the topic of “Race and Reconciliation: The Contribution of and Challenge to Catholic Faith Post Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and . . .” The event will take place at Cardinal Rigali Center at 7:00 p.m and is part of a two-day workshop on race and poverty. This event is free and open to the public. Click here to reserve a seat or contact Colleen Smyth at firstname.lastname@example.org, 314.367.5500 ext. 1110.
Rev. Bryan N. Massingale, S.T.D. is a professor of theology at Marquette University in Milwaukee. He specializes in social ethics and teaches courses on Catholic Social Thought, African American religious ethics, liberation theologies and racial justice. His approach to social ethics focuses upon the impact of religious faith as both an instrument of social injustice and a catalyst for social transformation. Rev. Massingale, who considers himself a scholar-activist, is the recipient of Marquette University’s highest award for teaching excellence, and he has written, presented and taught on race, religion and social justice for many years.