Annual Hispanic Ministry and Theology Lecture: “Romero: A Man in Search of God and Truth”


The LMU Latino/a Theology and Ministry Initiative invites you to the 9th Annual Hispanic Ministry and Theology Lecture on Thursday, November 14. Link to Spanish web page.

The 9th Annual Hispanic Ministry and Theology Lecture is presented by LMU and Commonweal Conversations.  This year’s lecture, “Romero: A Man in Search of God and Truth," will be given by Ana María Pineda, RSM, STD. on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, 7 – 9 PM in LSB 120. 

About the Presenter
Sister Ana Maria Pineda, RSM, STD is a member of the leadership of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, West Midwest region,  a tenured faculty member in the religious studies department of Santa Clara University, a member of the first generation of Latino Theologians in the United States, and a key voice nationally on Hispanic issues. She is the author most recently of Romero and Grande, Companions on the Journey.

LLTM and Commonweal Conversations
This year's partnership with Commonweal makes this a national event,  reflecting on Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador at a time of upheaval for Central American refugees and asylum seekers. Commonweal seeks to promote dialogue, collaboration, and pastoral education among students, faculty, and staff, as well as in the larger community.  

To Attend
This event is free and open to the public; RSVP is requested (click Register button). Campus parking fees will apply. For more information, please contact the Center for Religion & Spirituality at 310-338-2799 or email

This is a bilingual (English/Spanish) event; if you wish to borrow a set of headphones for simultaneous translation, please bring a picture ID that you can leave while using the equipment.  Link to Spanish web page.

About the LMU Latino/a Theology and Ministry Initiative
The Initiative emerged to assess and then respond to the large population of Hispanic Catholics in the United States and is a joint project of the Department of Theological Studies and the Center for Religion and Spirituality. As a Catholic university in the largest Catholic archdiocese in the country, LMU is uniquely situated to convene multiple constituencies and foster research and practices that will prepare Latino/a Catholics for leadership and service in the Church. Responsive to the present moment and at the service of the unique needs of U.S. Latino/a communities this LMU project  seeks to encourage conversation and transformative collaboration. Learn more at

Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Life Sciences Building, Auditorium 1945 Ignatian Cir, Los Angeles, CA 90045

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