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The Spiritual Work of Racial Justice - Summer 2021 Session

Register here to join us for the six-week Reflection Series on the Spiritual Work of Racial Justice, co-presented by the Office of University Mission and Identity and the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. 

This series will follow the reflection exercises set forth in The Spiritual Work of Racial Justice: A Month of Meditations with Ignatius of Loyola, by Patrick Saint-Jean, SJ, PsyD.

This book, following the traditional month-long Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius, provides four weeks' worth of reflections. This series will cover the reflections set forth in the first "week" of the book's meditations - one "day" per week.

All group meetings will be Thursdays at 12:00 noon in the Murphy Room (Lombardo Student Center). (A Zoom option will be available to those who are unable to attend in person.) 

We will meet on the following days:
-    July 15: "Day 1" reflection  (start date for the series has been rescheduled)
-    July 22: "Day 1" reflection
-    July 29: "Day 2" reflection
-    August 5: "Day 3" reflection
-    August 12: "Day 4" reflection
-    August 19: "Day 5" reflection
-    August 26: "Day 6" & "Day 7" reflections (August 26 is a tentatively scheduled date and may be canceled; if so, the schedule of readings may be adjusted accordingly): ​​​​​

Participants are encouraged to bring their lunch to the group meetings. Desserts and beverages will be provided.  

Read Dr. Saint-Jean's recent article in U.S. Catholic here:
"Anti-racism work is a lifelong commitment. Are you ready?"

Open to all faculty, staff, and graduate students. (Not in those categories? Subscribe to our RISE Up Newsletter to receive news and announcements about other events you may be interested in this year!) 
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