Catholic Social Teaching Workshop
Two Feet of Love – Our Faith in Action
Friday, March 29 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 30 – 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Mass of Anticipation – 5:00 p.m.
St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church
6825 Gladys Avenue, Bmt. TX 77706
To register for this event, please click on this link below
If you need additional assistance, please call LaWanna at 409-924-4333
Please join us in welcoming Sr. Patricia Chappell and Sr. Anne-Louise Nadeau by attending the Two Feet of Love: Faith in Action mini conference at St. Jude Thaddeus – Culotta Hall.
SR. ANNE-LOUISE NADEAU, SNDdeN
Sr. Anne-Louise Nadeau, SNDdeN is a native of Springfield, MA. She earned a B.A. in Sociology/Social Work from Annhurst College and an M.A. in Pastoral Ministry and Counseling from Emmanuel College. As a Sister of Notre Dame de Namur she has worked extensively with young adults and adult learners at Sacred Heart University in Bridgeport, CT while serving in Campus Ministry, Director of the Personal Counseling Center and later as Associate Dean of Students. She has served on the leadership team of the CT unit of the Sisters of Notre Dame and continues to be the co-chair of the SND/USA Anti-Racism Team. After re-locating to the MD area, she was Case Management Supervisor for the Families that Work Program at My Sister’s Place Women Center in Baltimore, MD. She currently serves as Director of Programs at Pax Christi USA in Washington, DC.
SR. PATRICIA CHAPPELL, SNDdeN
Sr. Patricia Chappell is a member of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. She holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from the Catholic University of America and received her accreditation from the Academy of Certified Social Workers Incorporated. She is a licensed social worker in the District of Columbia.
From 1981-89, Sister was employed with Shalom, Inc. located in Philadelphia, PA doing extensive work in the field of substance abuse. Her primary emphasis was providing intervention services to African American youth and their families. Sister was also employed as a family therapist with Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic.
Sister served as full-time President of the National Black Sisters’ Conference from 1995-2001. The National Black Sisters’ Conference under her leadership sponsored the first National Gathering for Black Catholic Women in July 2011. In July 2011, Sister served on the Provincial Leadership Team of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in the former Connecticut Province. She was the first African American to serve in this capacity with the Sisters of Notre Dame. Sr. Patricia, having been trained by Crossroads, is co-coordinators of the Sisters of Notre Dame, USA Anti-Racism Team.
In 2011, Sister became the first African American Executive Director of Pax Christi, USA, the National Catholic Nonviolent Peace and Justice Movement located in Washington, DC.