Annual Catholic Lecture Series
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.