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Loyola University New Orleans announces "Jubilee Spirituality: Pathways to Hope and Justice" Lecture and workshop

Loyola press release - February 1, 2000

(New Orleans)óRev. Richard Rohr, O.F.M., internationally-acclaimed as a prophetic and dynamic lecturer and teacher, will examine the essential foundations of spirituality in the lecture and workshop sponsored by the Loyola Institute for Ministry, Loyola University New Orleans. The series, "Jubilee Spirituality: Pathways to Hope and Justice," will be presented March 24 and 25, 2000, on the Loyola campus. Rohr is the director of the Center for Contemplation and Action in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The free public lecture is scheduled Friday, March 24, 7 p.m., Nunemaker Hall in the Monroe Building, on the Loyola Campus, 6363 St. Charles Avenue. A booksigning and reception will follow.

On Saturday, March 25, Rohr will offer an all-day workshop from 9 a.m. to

5 p.m. The workshop is scheduled to include major presentations, questions and answer periods, as well as time for prayer and critical reflection on the material covered. The workshop will be located in the Audubon Room of the Danna Center on Loyola University Campus. Costs $259 for one graduate credit, $105 for one Continuing Education Unit, and, $70 for non-credit participation.

Biblical, cultural and personal sources are Rohrís influences for the series, which will offer a meaningful and spiritually-enriching learning experience for ministers active in todayís society. Rohrís most recent books include Everything Belongs: The Gift of Contemplative Prayer and "Wild Manís Journey: Reflections on Male Spirituality. His audio-tape programs include Breathing Under Water: Using the Twelve Steps and Awakening Your Soul.

Based on the heritage of Catholic Jesuit higher education in Louisiana since 1849, Loyola University New Orleans was chartered in 1912. For more information, call Reynolds Ekstrom, 865-3728.