A Quarterly E-Newsletter of the Catholic Diocese of Jackson Winter 2020
Servant of God
Sister Thea Bowman, FSPA
A Quarterly E-Newsletter of the
Catholic Diocese of Jackson
Bishop Kopacz Introduces Sister Thea Bowman, FSPA Cause to the US Bishops' Conference
On November 14, 2018, Bishop Joseph R. Kopacz, Ph.D. of the Diocese of Jackson introduced the cause for canonization of Sister Thea Bowman, FSPA, Ph.D.
Diocese of Jackson Opens Diocesan Investigation of Sister Thea's Cause for Canonization
Bishop Joseph Kopacz read the edict to open the cause for canonization for Sister Thea Bowman, FSPA, Servant of God, at a Sunday, Nov. 18, 2019 Mass at the Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle in downtown Jackson, Mississippi.
Sister Thea Bowman National Guild Members Appointed
The purpose of a national guild is to advise the bishop, promote the cause for canonization of the Servant of God, and to assist in raising crucial financial resources to help defray the cost of the canonization cause.
"Some would say that the dream has become a nightmare. We have definitely moved forward in terms of following the dream and celebrating the dream. The legal machinery is in order. The nation, as an institutional and constitutional reality, has recognized the validity of what Martin Luther King called the "check" that had been written, not just for black people, but for all people who have come here to claim the heritage and to claim the dream."
--Thea's interview with Joe Smith - WMTV, Milwaukee, WI, 1988
May Sister Thea intercede for your spiritual and physical healing in the new year. Wishing you a very Happy and Holy New Year!
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