About this Event
Join us this Lent for a series of reflections on the Jubilee Year of Mercy. Bishop Gordon Bennett, S.J., the Peter Faber, S.J. Fellow in Pastoral Theology and Ignatian Spirituality at LMU, will lecture on topics pertaining to the theme of the jubilee year. Each lecture will include an opportunity for discussion and prayer. Refreshments will follow.
-February 17: "Mercy: The Name of God"
-February 24: "Mercy: Why we Need it and Why God wants to Bestow it"
-March 16: "Mercy: Attending to the Needs of the Neighbor"
-March 30: "Mercy: My Vocation as a Christian"
About the Lecturer
The Most Rev. Gordon Bennett, S.J. is the Peter Faber, S.J. Fellow in Pastoral Theology and Ignatian Spirituality at Loyola Marymount University. At the time of his ordination to the episcopacy by the late Pope John Paul II, Bishop Bennett was serving as President of Loyola High School. Prior to that he served as a teacher and administrator in secondary schools. He also served the California Province of the Society of Jesus as Director of Novices. One of the few African-American bishops of the United States, Bishop Bennett has served as Auxiliary to the Archbishop of Baltimore and later as Diocesan Bishop of Mandeville, Jamaica.