UIW Presents 2017 Pierre Lecture
“Church Unity: Why Does it matter?”

San Antonio – The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) Religious Studies Department and the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word are proud to present the 15th  Annual Pierre Lecture. The event is set for 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 7, in the CHRISTUS Heritage Hall located at the Village at the Incarnate Word (4707 Broadway, 78209.) The event is free and open to the public.

The 2017 lecture will feature a presentation by Dr. Susan K. Wood of Marquette University. Wood is an expert in ecumenical work between the Catholic Church and numerous Protestant denominations and serves on the Joint Working Group with the World Council of Churches. This year marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's famous 95 thesis and the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.

In accordance with the UIW Mission, The Pierre Fund Speaker Series, which began in 2003, brings distinguished women scholars to the UIW campus to address current issues in relationship to social justice, ecology and globalization. This lecture is made possible by a grant from The Pierre Fund of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word.

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