2021 Black Catholic Theological Symposium

Black Catholic Theological Symposium ND Poster

The University of Notre Dame is hosting the annual meeting of the Black Catholic Theological Symposium which will take place October 7th – 9th, 2021. More information can be found at BCTS.org

Featured Events

#BlackLivesMatter as Public Theology

Thu Oct 7, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

Lecturer: M. Shawn Copeland, Ph.D., Professor Emerita of Theology, Boston College

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The Catholic Church and the Racial Divide in the United States

Fri. Oct. 8, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.

Lecturer: Edward K. Braxton, Ph.D., S.T.D., Bishop Emeritus of Belleville, IL

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Public Celebration of the Eucharist (Mass)

Sat. Oct. 9, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

Presider: Wilton Cardinal Gregory, S.L.D., Archbishop of Washington, DC

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Department of Theology
Department of Africana Studies


Campus Ministry
College of Arts and Letters' Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, Henkels Lecture Fund 
Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism
Initiative on Race and Resilience
McGrath Institute for Church Life
Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study