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.
“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
"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.
Former Executive Editor of The Courier Journal
Parish Leader at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church
Anti-Violence Educator and Victims’ Advocate
Parish Leader at Christ the King Catholic Church
7 to 9 p.m., May 20
Viewing and discussing a documentary film on racism and racial inequity.
“The Sin of Racism”
7 to 9 p.m., May 27
Catholic Church teaching on systemic racism.
“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.