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Annual Catholic Lecture Series

08
Nov
Nov 8, 2018
1:50 pm — 3:15 pm
Marillac Auditorium, Queens
Open to Public
November 8, 2018 1:50 pm
Fr. James Martin, SJ

Rev. James Martin, SJ, Editor at Large of America Magazine, will present the lecture, "Building a Bridge: Reaching Out to LGBT Catholics," as part of the St. John's College Annual Catholic Lecture Series

Father Martin is a Jesuit priest, author, and editor at large at America magazine. He frequently appears on the news as a commentator on various social and religious issues. In 2017, Pope Francis appointed Father Martin as a consultor to the Dicastery for Communication. He is the author of Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity; The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything: A Spirituality for Real Life; Jesus: A Pilgrimage; Between Heaven and Mirth: Why Joy, Humor, and Laughter Are at the Heart of the Spiritual Life; and Seven Last Words: An Invitation to a Deeper Friendship with Jesus. 

The event is free and open to the public.