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...Sins of Racism in the Church and Beyond. Presenter: Shannon Dee Williams, PhD. What Should Racial Equity, Justice, and Reconciliation Look Like within Catholic Boundaries and Beyond? Over the course of this four-day institute, we will explore the secular and religious roots of American racism and confront the largely unreconciled history of racial slavery, segregation, and exclusion in the Catholic Church. We will conclude by beginning to imagine the possibilities of a racially equitable and just Church and society. Email:


PLACE: The Oratory Center for Spirituality, Rock Hill, SC
DATES: July 14 - 19, 2019
DESCRIPTION: Summer Bible Institute. Presenters: Old Testament: Alice Camille. Topic: That Nothing May Be Wasted: On the Trail of Shiny Bits of Scripture. New Testament: Stephen Binz. Topic: Sacred Texts and Sacred Places: A Biblical Theology of Pilgrimage. Morning and Evening sessions. Both courses: $175; single course: $90. $20/session. Room and Board: $250. All facilities air –conditioned. CEUs available. Write: Summer Bible Institute. The Oratory, PO Box 11586, Rock Hill, SC 29731-1586. Email:



PLACE: University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, IL
DATES: June 23 - 28, 2019
DESCRIPTION: 2019 Summer Scripture Conference! 46th annual. World class Scripture scholars, 3 lectures daily, retreat experience, reflection time, morning prayer, daily Eucharist, night prayer. Partial attendance possible. “According to the Scriptures” will delve into the relationship between the Old and New Testaments. This year: Dr. Mark Smith, Dr. Anthony Pagliarini, Dr. Michael Barber, Dr. Steven Smith and more! (847)837-4558


PLACE: Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN
DATES: Year round
DESCRIPTION: The Sisters of Providence welcome individuals and groups to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods to deepen their faith and spend time in prayerful contemplation. Pilgrims can renew their spirit at the Shrine of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and other sacred spaces. They can also wander through the beautiful grounds where she once walked. The eighth American saint, her story of faith, courage, and love continues to inspire many. Contact Sister Jan Craven at: or (812) 535-2925.


PLACE: Fatima and Portugal
DATES: October 21-31, 2019
DESCRIPTION: Jesuit Pilgrimage to Fatima and Portugal; 11 days, October 21-31 hosted by Maryland and USA Northeast Provinces of the Society of Jesus. Join with Spiritual Director, Fr. Rodolfo Casals, SJ on a journey in Portugal including Marian Shrine of Fatima, seaside Porto, and captivating Lisbon! Price is $3,679 double occupancy including roundtrip air fare from NYC, most meals, sightseeing, motorcoach, all admission fees, etc. Information: James Skurka, Tour Coordinator at or 212-774-5548.



PLACE: Mercy Center Inc., Colorado Springs, CO