Tag: Sister Thea Bowman

Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

| Mary C. Uhler | February 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

During my time at Aquinas High School in La Crosse, I was privileged to have a young Sister Thea Bowman as a teacher during my sophomore year.

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Bishops give go-ahead to diocese’s Sister Thea Bowman sainthood effort

Bishops give go-ahead to diocese’s Sister Thea Bowman sainthood effort

| Mark Pattison | November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. bishops gave their assent to the canonization effort launched for Sister Thea Bowman by the Diocese of Jackson, Mississippi.

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Bishops to consider endorsing sainthood cause of Sister Thea Bowman

Bishops to consider endorsing sainthood cause of Sister Thea Bowman

| Mark Pattison | October 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. bishops will consider endorsing the sainthood cause of Sister Thea Bowman, the granddaughter of slaves and the only African-American member of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, who transcended racism to leave a lasting mark on Catholic life in the United States in the late 20th century.

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