Sister Thea Bowman, shooting star selected writings and speeches by Thea Bowman

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Published by Saint Mary"s Press, Christian Brothers Publications in Winona, Minn .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Bowman, Thea.,
  • Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (La Crosse, Wis.) -- Biography.,
  • African American Catholics.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-134).

Book details

Statementedited by Celestine Cepress ; foreword by Mike Wallace.
ContributionsCepress, Celestine.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX4485.9 .B68 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination136 p. :
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1139633M
ISBN 100884893022
LC Control Number94108351
OCLC/WorldCa28935744

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) References ↑. Sister Thea was born Bertha Bowman in Yazoo City, Mississippi, in to a lawyer and a teacher. Although she was raised Protestant, she decided to become a Catholic at the age of nine.

Visiting a variety of Christian denominations, she was moved by the kindness and generosity of the Franciscans Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, whose school she. Sister Thea Bowman, a pioneering leader of interracial relations, brought the experience of growing up a black girl in civil-rights-era Mississippi to a convent of white Catholic sisters in Wisconsin, and then to the world beyond.

Servant of God Sr. Thea Bowman, a trailblazing African-American sister who was the first black sister in her white congregation, the first black woman to address the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and an inspiration to thousands of people with her words and songs, is another step further toward sainthood.

Novem   She also was the focus of several books, including ’s “Thea Bowman: Shooting Star — Selected Writings and Speeches,” ’s “This Little Light: Lessons in Living From Sister Thea.

Further Reading. Joseph A. Brown, A Retreat with Thea Bowman and Bede Abram: Leaning on the Lord () Celestine Cepress, ed., Sister Thea Bowman, Shooting Star: Selected Writings and Speeches () Lisa Neumann Howorth and the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, “Are You Walkin’ with Me?”Sister Thea Bowman, William Faulkner, and African American Culture (DVD ).

Bowman died Ma Her canonization cause was opened by the Diocese of Jackson in Smith said Bowman’s impact lives on after her death, with schools named after the sister, events held in her memory, memorials established in her honor, and at least 40 books mentioning her story and influence.

Book of the Shooting Star "Sister Thea Bowman" by Celestine Cepress: This book brings together selected writings and transcripts of Thea Bowman’s speeches in the hope that she will continue to instruct, inspire, and enlighten readers with her wisdom, joy and love.

Thea Bowman died on Ma Her wake and funeral were thronged with people of every color, age, denomination, and economic status.

Trinity Mission Father John Ford had asked Sr. Thea what he should say at her funeral. Quoting a famous abolitionist and former slave, she answered: “Just say what Sojourner Truth said.

Sister Thea Bowman was buried next to her parents, on April 4, in Memphis, Tennessee. In MaySister Thea Bowman was declared a servant of God, a first step toward sainthood. The U.S. Catholic Bishops unanimously agreed to open a cause for her Canonization in November,   She also was the focus of books, including 's "Thea Bowman: Shooting Star -- Selected Writings and Speeches," 's "This Little Light: Lessons in Living From Sister Thea Bowman," and 's "Thea's Song: The Life of Thea Bowman.".

Born Decemin Yazoo City, Mississippi, Sr. Thea was reared as a Protestant until at age nine when she asked her parents if she could become a Catholic. She was a member of Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration. She died Ma in Canton, Mississippi.

Her cause for canonization was approved November. Co-authored with John Feister, “Thea’s Song: The Life of Thea Bowman” (Orbis Books) is the amazing story of how Sister Thea converted to Catholicism at age 9 and was determined at age 15 to join the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration.

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bishops’ conference. Two years ago, her sainthood cause was opened. “She was an outstanding teacher and.

She also was the focus of books, including ’s “Thea Bowman: Shooting Star — Selected Writings and Speeches,” ’s “This Little Light: Lessons in Living From Sister Thea Bowman,” and ’s “Thea’s Song: The Life of Thea Bowman.”.

She also was the focus of several books, including ’s Thea Bowman: Shooting Star — Selected Writings and Speeches, ’s This Little Light: Lessons in Living From Sister Thea Bowman.

Sister Thea was born Bertha Bowman on Decem in Yazoo City, Mississippi, the only daughter to her father, a family doctor, and her mother, an educator.

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The Congregation for the Causes of Saints at the Vatican has accepted this initial inquiry from the Diocese of Jackson, declaring Sister Thea a “Servant.“Let your light shine,” are the words of remembrance from Sister Thea Bowman’s unforgettable life.

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