Changing Church Culture: A Synodal Church
February 9 • Spring Lecture Series
Online via Zoom
Kristin Colberg, Ph.D., is a member of the theological commission charged with assisting the leaders of the Synod of Bishops’ general secretariat in reviewing documents, drafting resources, and developing best practices. She will share her insights in the lecture "Changing Church Culture: A Synodal Church." Dr. Colberg is an Associate Professor of Theology at Saint John's School of Theology and Seminary where she teaches classes in ecclesiology, theological anthropology, and theological method.
Loyola Institute for Ministry alumnus Grant Tregre, M.P.S. will give a response to the lecture. Grant is the founder of New Jim Crow Ministry at St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish in New Orleans. The ministry is dedicated to increasing awareness of the harmful effects of mass incarceration, encouraging solidarity with those who are most affected by the system, and implementing Christian-based action toward eradicating systematic exploitation within the criminal justice system.
Kedrick Perry, Ed.D., Loyola's Vice President for Equity and Inclusion, will offer a welcome to begin the lecture series and Dr. Colberg's presentation.
The evening will end with a brief question and answer period.
This lecture is free and open to the public.
Spring Lecture Series: Becoming a Listening Church: The Invitation to Synodality
The 1-hour lectures in this series will explore how Pope Francis is calling us to practice synodality as a way of being church and the theological and practical implications involved in becoming a more synodal church. The lectures are free and open to the public. Learn about other lectures in the series