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Standing in Solidarity with the Catholic Church in China Special Lecture: February 15th
February 15, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:40 pm
Join us February 15th for a special lecture held in the Community Center.
- 6:30-7:00 pm Social with Refreshments
- 7:00-7:40 pm “Personal Witness: The Suffering and Hope of the Catholic Church under Communism” w/ Mr. Luke Liu
- 7:40-7:45 pm Break
- 7:45-8:10 pm “How can American Catholics support the Church in China?” w/ Fr. Donald Nesti, CSSP
- 8:10-8:40 pm Joint Q&A
Luke Liu has a Master’s degree in public policy from Carnegie Mellon University and is a middle school math/science teacher at St. Theresa Catholic School in Sugar Land. As a sixth generation Chinese Catholic who passionately defends social justice, he advocates for the voiceless through speaking and writing to international audiences, as well as providing civic education to young Chinese minds.
Fr. Donald S. Nesti, CSSP, is the Director of the Center for Faith and Culture at the University of St. Thomas. Among his diverse administrative roles, he has served the Congregation of the Holy Ghost in many capacities, and as the President of Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA. Fr. Nesti has lectured extensively, authored books, published articles, conducted workshops and served as retreat master for clergy, laity and religious groups. He earned a licentiate and a doctorate in theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. With a U.S. delegation of church leaders, he met high-ranking Chinese officials and Chinese clergy when China reopened its doors to freedom of religion in 1982.
RSVP to Lukeliuhang@gmail.com to register or to receive more information.