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Poetry reading with Marie Howe at St. Joe's, Philadelphia

  • Cardinal John P. Foley Campus Center Merion Station PA 19066, USA United States (map)

Poets Speaking Back to Catholicism

Tuesday, October 29th, 7 pm, Foley Center

Pádraig Ó Tuama, Irish poet and theologian,and Marie Howe, American poet and former poet laureate of the state of New York, will do a reading of their poetry and discuss the intersection of language and religion, and the transformative power of poetry.

This event, which is free and open to the public, is being sponsored by the Faith-Justice Institute’s Klein Fund, the Alliance and the English Department. Volumes of the poets’ collections will be available for purchase.

*Please note that parking is limited and visitors are encouraged to park in Hawks’ Landing.

The Joseph William and Madeline Eberle Klein Fund was established for the explicit purpose of supporting educational events (including courses, programs, lectures, and the like) and materials specifically directed toward greater inclusion in the Roman Catholic Church of those groups of persons currently disaffected from it including, but not limited to the LGBTQ community, or gender, racial or political minorities.