Sister Thea's voice resounds in NCR, America magazine
"Sometimes I feel like a motherless child, a long ways from home," is sounding throughout the country. It was Sister Thea Bowman's song to U.S. Catholic Bishops in her address "Being a Black Catholic" more than 30 years ago. And, as reported in National Catholic Reporter's June 2 article, "Black in America: I am tired," it is our attempt to try "to find a song that will help us perform hope" in the wake of George Floyd's death today. Get the full article here.
You can also read about how "Arguably no person in recent memory did more to resist and transform the sad legacy of segregation and racism in the Catholic Church than Thea Bowman" by visiting americamagazine.org.