Theology Professor to deliver May commencement addresses

Author: Dennis Brown

Rev. Daniel Groody, C.S.C., associate professor of theology and director of immigration initiatives in the Institute for Latino Studies, will speak at two commencement ceremonies May 17 at Cabrini College in Radnor, Pennsylvania.

Father Groody earned his bachelor’s degree in the Program of Liberal Studies at Notre Dame, his master of divinity and a licentiate in sacred theology from the Jesuit School of Theology and a doctorate in theology from the Graduate Theological Union.

His research focus is on U.S. Latino spirituality, globalization and the relationship of Christian spirituality to social justice. He has worked with the U.S. Congress, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the World Council of Churches and the Vatican on issues of theology, globalization and migration.

Father Groody is the author of “Border of Death, Valley of Life: An Immigrant Journey of Heart and Spirit” and “Globalization, Spirituality, and Justice: Navigating the Path to Peace.” He also is the executive producer of the documentaries “One Border, One Body: Immigration and the Eucharist” and “Dying to Live: A Migrant’s Journey.”

Originally published by Dennis Brown at on May 06, 2015.