MOTHER MARY LANGE LECTURE in Black Catholic History
Watch "Black Saints in the Americas, Past and Present"
Recorded Monday, Nov. 8 | 7–8:30 p.m. | Connelly Center
Villanova's inaugural lecture is named in honor of the founder of the Oblate Sisters of Providence, the first congregation of African American women religious in the Catholic Church.
The cause for the canonization of Mother Mary Lange, who died in 1882, was opened in 2004.
The lecture is sponsored by the Office for Mission and Ministry; the Office of the Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; and the Department of History.
Tia Noelle Pratt, PhD
Director of Mission Engagement and Strategic Initiatives
Office for Mission and Ministry
The Rev. Peter M. Donohue, OSA, PhD
Sister Rita Michelle Proctor, OSP
Oblate Sisters of Providence
Erin Rowe, PhD
Associate Professor of History
Johns Hopkins University
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