Annual Rev. Bernie Clark, C.S.C. Lecture on Catholic Social Tradition

The annual Rev. Bernie Clark, C.S.C. lecture was created by the Center for Social Concerns in 2009 in order to highlight the issues and themes within the Catholic social tradition, and to inspire students to live out Fr. Bernie’s words of promoting social justice. This fall event honors Fr. Bernie who died young but influenced students with the life lesson of a “Theory of Enough.” Past speakers have been men and women influential upon the Catholic social tradition.

2019 Annual Rev. Bernie Clark, C.S.C. Lecture | Fr. Maurice Henry Sands

2019 Annual Rev. Bernie Clark, C.S.C. Lecture

"Act Justly: Healing Racism through Faith"

Fr. Maurice Henry Sands is the Executive Director of the Black and Indian Mission Office in Washington, D.C., and a priest of the Archdiocese of Detroit. He is a member of the Ojibway, Ottawa and Potawatomi tribes, who are known together as Anishnaabe. He is from Bkejwanong First Nation, which is located on a beautiful island at the mouth of the St. Clair River - just north of Detroit, Michigan. Fr. Sands also serves as a consultant to the USCCB Subcommittee on Native American Affairs and as a consultant to the USCCB AD Hoc Committee Against Racism.

September 11, 2019, 7:00 PM, Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall
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