LETTER to The Editor

To the editor,

We are pleased and honored to have Sr. Norma Pimentel, MJ speaking on campus on Wednesday, February 19 at 7 PM in Kelly Commons.  Sr. Norma, a member of the Missionaries of Jesus, is the Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley.  She has worked at the Border with asylum seekers for over 12 years.

Sister has been recognized for her work by Notre Dame, Catholic Charities USA,  and Pope Francis among others.  Our Sunday Visitor named her one of eight “Catholics of the Year” in 2015.  Her talk at Manhattan is entitled Crossing Borders: A Catholic Response to Migration.  Come hear Sr. Norma’s compelling story of life and work at the Border.

Free and open to the public.

Sincerely,Screen Shot 2020-02-17 at 1.03.29 PM

Lois Harr

Assistant Vice President for Student Life

Director, Campus Ministry & Social Action