One Border, One Body: Immigration and the Eucharist with Daniel G. Groody, CSC, PhD

One Border, One Body: Immigration and the Eucharist with Daniel G. Groody, CSC, PhD

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  • Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.




University of San Diego location is Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium. 

Daniel G. Groody is a Catholic priest, a Holy Cross religious, a scholar, teacher, and an award-winning author and film producer. He is currently an associate professor of Theology and the director of the Center for Latino Spirituality and Culture at the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Drawing on years of work in Latin America, particularly along the U.S.- Mexico border, he has authored various books and articles which have been translated into five languages. He has worked with the U.S. Congress, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the World Council of Churches, and the Vatican on issues of theology, globalization, and immigration.

Professor Groody holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Notre Dame in the Great Books Program, a Master of Divinity and a Licentiate in Sacred Theology from the Jesuit School of Theology, and a doctorate in theology from the Graduate Theological Union. He is also the executive producer of various films and documentaries, including One Border, One Body: Immigration and the Eucharist, and Dying to Live: A Migrant’s Journey, which have received international acclaim and aired on various television stations including PBS. He teaches courses on U.S. Latino Spirituality, Globalization, Christian Spirituality and Social Justice. In 2012, Groody served on the Syrian Refugee Delegation to the Middle East: The Situation in Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Sponsored by: The Diocese of San Diego Office for Social Ministry and The University of San Diego’s Center for Christian Spirituality 

Co-Hosted by: St. Thomas More Catholic Parish and St. Peter’s Catholic Parish

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