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Walking in My Shoes

A Challenge to Eradicate Racism

Walking in My Shoes: A Challenge to Eradicate Racism

St. Patrick will host a five-part series on consecutive Thursdays to draw attention to the history of racism in our community, country, and world. We will be following a framework entitled “Walking in My Shoes,” which has the endorsement of Archbishop Joseph Kurtz and the Archdiocese of Louisville’s Office of Multicultural Ministries. 

Event One

“An Overview of Racism and Racial Inequity”

7 to 9 p.m., May 6

Presenter: Father John Judie

A retired priest and former pastor in the Archdiocese of Louisville 

An Overview of Racism with Fr. John Judie, 5/6/2021

Event Two

"Stories of Racism and Racial Inequity”

7 to 9 p.m., May 13

FR. JOHN JUDIE Panelists will tell their unvarnished stories of discrimination on the basis of “ their race.

Bennie Ivory

Former Executive Editor of The Courier Journal

Kim Mapp

Parish Leader at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church

Christopher 2X

Anti-Violence Educator and Victims’ Advocate

Loueva Moss

Parish Leader at Christ the King Catholic Church 

Walking in My Shoes: A Channel to Eradicate Racism Panel and Discussion

Event Three

“The 13th”

7 to 9 p.m., May 20

Viewing and discussing a documentary film on racism and racial inequity. 

Event Four

“The Sin of Racism”

7 to 9 p.m., May 27

Catholic Church teaching on systemic racism. 

Event Five

“The Challenge to Oppose Racism”

7 to 9 p.m., June 3

What should we do? What actions can we take? 

Walking in My Shoes will guide our parish community on a journey toward understanding, healing, and a transformation that is so needed in our community and nation. It is a process with a beginning but no end. It is an invitation to listen, learn, reflect, and act. 

Register by contacting Tim Grove at tgrove@stpatlou.org or (502) 719-0362 [landline]. Events One and Two will be live streamed on the St. Patrick Church YouTube channel. St. Patrick Church, 1000 N. Beckley Station Road, Louisville, KY 40245