Father Bryan Massingale: Racial Justice & the Catholic & Lasallian Traditions

Date & Time:
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Soda Activity Center: Moraga Room, 1928 St. Marys Road, Moraga, CA 94575
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This event is free and open to the public.

Rev. Bryan Massingale is being honored by the Cummins Institute for Catholic Thought, Culture & Action as the College's 2018 Montini Fellow for his scholarly and practical contributions toward advancing anti-racism and inclusion in the Church and beyond.

This event is sponsored by the Cummins Institute with additional support provided by the Catholic Institute for Lasallian Social Action (CILSA), the Mission and Ministry Center (MMC), and Theology & Religious Studies. 

Rev. Massingale is one of the world’s leading Catholic social ethicists and scholars of African-American theological ethics, racial justice, and liberation theology. He joined the Fordham theology faculty in the fall of 2016. Previously, Fr. Massingale was on the faculty at Marquette University, wherein 2009 he received that institution’s highest award for excellence in teaching. He has served as president of the Catholic Theological Society of America and convener of the Black Catholic Theological Symposium and holds two honorary doctorates. He has written over 80 articles, book chapters, and book reviews for publications. His book, Racial Justice and the Catholic Church (Orbis Books, 2010) won a first place book award from the Catholic Press Association. He is an active participant in a network of Catholic thought leaders striving for fuller inclusion of LGBTQ persons in society and the faith community. 


Frances Sweeney, Vice-President for Mission, fsweeney@stmarys-ca.edu.

Rev. Bryan Massingale