Black Catholic History Month: Thea Bowman
Servant of God Sister Thea Bowman (1937-90) was a teacher, a singer, a dancer and a lecturer who spread the Good News to all people and tirelessly promoted pride in Black culture. We’re featuring Thea’s vision all month, Black Catholic History Month, here and on our social media channels.
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In the spirit of #BlackCatholicHistoryMonth, we reflect on the deep spirituality and resilience of Black Catholics throughout history. Look to the lives of Mother Mary Lange, Fr. Augustus Tolton, and Sister Thea Bowman and discover an unwavering faith has left an indelible mark… pic.twitter.com/HBLEWttSCF— Unleash the Gospel (@UTGDetroit) November 13, 2023
On Nov. 1, Saint Joseph’s announced the name of its new first-year residence hall. Slated to open in fall 2025, the over 500-student residence will be named Sister Thea Bowman Hall in honor of the late educator, evangelist and social justice advocate. https://t.co/EZ8M0JtQBZ— Saint Joseph’s University (@saintjosephs) November 2, 2023
Get to know Servant of God Thea Bowman during #BlackCatholicHistoryMonth!— Archdiocese of Denver (@ArchDenver) November 7, 2023
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? Devoted educator
? Powerful speaker
? Spread her "Ministry of Joy" across the world!#catholic #vocation #holiness #witness #gospel #faith pic.twitter.com/1VMBxxIZlq
There are several people with connections to CUA on the path to sainthood, including Servant of God Sister Thea Bowman. Black Catholic History Month highlights people like Sister Thea Bowman, who has a sainthood cause.— The Catholic University of America (@CatholicUniv) November 1, 2023
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