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Lenten Adult Education Series
March 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
• March 1, 8, 15, 22
“I Do Believe: Confronting Racism Through The Eyes of The Gospel”
At St. James Memorial Church, Alexandria. Each evening begins with Mass at 5:30 p.m. followed by presentations/discussions until 7:30 p.m. presented by pastor Fr. Craig Scott, VG and Sharon Metoyerjones, retired educator of 33 years. We will: explore the roots of African-American Catholicism; present a history of racism and its causes and evils; reflect on Pastoral documents of the US Bishops, including Brothers and Sisters To Us (1979) and its follow-up document (2004); Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love (2018); and Radiate Christ (2020); discuss realistic ways to confront and eventually overcome racism. For more information, contact Fr. Scott at 445-6424, ext. 204