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Approximately two hundred guests gathered at Catholic Theological Union on October 15 for Eco y Testimonio, a celebration of the Romero Scholars Program. For sixteen years the Oscar Romero Scholarship Program has offered full tuition scholarships to Hispanic/Latino/a men and women studying for graduate degrees in theology and ministry at CTU. Upon graduation, Romero Scholars commit to three years of ministry within the Archdiocese of Chicago, a co-sponsor of the program.
All are invited to participate in a two-day conference on Thursday, November 4, and Friday, November 5, sponsored by the Catholic Common Ground Initiative of the Bernardin Center at Catholic Theological Union and the Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology at DePaul University.
Guests gathered at CTU on Wednesday, October 13 for a lecture by Dr. David A. Sánchez entitled “Artistic Expression – Hispanic Art and Latino Theology.” Sánchez, Assistant Professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, is the author of From Patmos to the Barrio: The Subversion of Imperial Myths from the Book of Revelations to the Present. His lecture explored traditional Latino imagery in the murals of East L.A.