Continuing Education and Enrichment Program Faculty
Megan Black, M.Div. -- PICO Network
LDER 0019: Community Organizing for Justice
M.Div. – Theology – Vanderbilt Divinity School
B.A. – English / Theology – The University of Notre Dame
Megan Black is the National Clergy Organizer with PICO National Network, a multi-faith, multi-racial network of community organizations who bring grassroots leaders and congregations into public life. Read More
Rawn Harbor, M.T.S.
LIMU 0004: Somebody Prayed For Me
Mr. Rawn Harbor is one of the preeminent African American Catholic liturgists and musicians in the U.S. today. Read More
Danielle Harrison, M.A., J.D.
CORE 0010: A Prophetic Word for These Times
J.D. – Law – St. Louis University School of Law
M.A. – Theology / Biblical Studies – Aquinas Institute of Theology
B.A. – English / American Literature – Dartmouth College
With over 26 years of experience of working in Christian environments, Danielle is a stellar teacher, facilitator, trainer, consultant, spiritual director, campus minister and retreat director. Read More
Diana Hayes, J.D., Ph.D., S.T.D.
CORE 0011: A Theology of Black Lives Matter & CORE 0012: A survey of Womanist Theology
Ph.D., S.T.D. – Systematic Theology — Katholieke Universiteit Louvain (Belgium)
S.T.B, S.T.L. (1983,1985) Catholic University of America, Theology
J.D. – Law — The George Washington University
B.A. State University of New York – Buffalo
Dr. Diana L. Hayes is Professor Emerita of Systematic Theology in the Department of Theology at Georgetown. Her areas of specialization are Womanist Theology, Black Theology, U.S. Liberation Theologies, Contextual Theologies, Religion and Public Life, and African American and Womanist Spirituality. Read More
Chaplain Thelma Dogan Lucas, M.T.S., Th.M.
SREP 0001: Elders’ Retreat
Th.M. – Black Catholic Studies – Xavier University of Louisiana
M.T.S. – Washington Theological Union
B.S. – Human Relations (Minor in Theology) Trinity University
Chaplain Lucas is certified as a Psychiatric Chaplain at St. Elizabeth Behavioral Hospital in Washington, D.C. where she is currently employed as a Catholic Chaplain Consultant. Read More
Kimberly M. Lymore, M.Div, D.Min
LDER 0021: Lay Pastoral Ministry: Agents of Social Change
Dr. Kimberly Lymore is currently the Director of the Tolton Scholars Program at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. Dr. Lymore has been a member of The Faith Community of St. Sabina since 1983, Read More
Heather N. Malveaux. M.P.S., M.P.H.
CORE 0011: A Theology of Black Lives Matter
J.D. Candidate – Loyola University of New Orleans
M.P. H. – Health Behavior and Health Education – University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
M.P.S. – Non-Profit and Public Leadership – University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service
B.A. – Political Science – Loyola University of New Orleans
Ms. Malveaux is currently the Coordinator of Immersion Programs in the Office of Mission and Ministry at Loyola University of New Orleans. Read More
Rev. Gerard Marable, M.Div., Th.M.
LDER 0007D: Pastoring In The African American Community
Father Marable has a love for the spoken word. He taught English to Cameroonian students as a Peace Corps volunteer in West Africa for two years. Read More
Brian L. Turner, Ph.D.
CORE 0011: A Theology of Black Lives Matter & LDER 0020: Nurturing the Psychological Strengths of African Americans
Ph.D – Jackson State University – Clinical Psychology – Jackson, Mississippi
B.S. – Southern University, and A& M College – Psychology – Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Research/Experimental Methodology, Read More
C. Vanessa White, D.Min.
LDER 0018: The Spirituality of Thea Bowman and Howard Thurman
D.Min. – Catholic Theological Union at Chicago – Spirituality concentration
M.T.S.- Catholic Theological Union at Chicago
Master Catechist Certification –Xavier University of Louisiana / Institute for Black Catholic Studies
B.S. – Northern Illinois University – Child Development and Family Services
Interest in teaching and reading Read More
Rev. Manuel B. Williams, C.R., CFRE, Th.M.
LDER 0007D: Pastoring in the Black Catholic Community & CORE 0011: A Theology of Black Lives Matter
University of Notre Dame, Indiana (B.A. 1979)
National Institute for Planned Giving, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA (1993)
Aquinas Institute of Theology, St. Louis, MO (M.Div. 1987)
Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA (Th.M. 2015)
Fr. Manuel Williams professed first vows on May 30, 1982 and was ordained on May 23, 1987 as a member of the Congregation of the Resurrection. Read More
Therese Wilson Favors
CATF 0013: I Love To Tell The Story
B.S. – Coppin State University
M.A. – Religious Education – St. Mary’s Seminary, Baltimore, MD
Therese Wilson Favors is the former Director of the Office of African American Catholic Ministries for the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Besides teaching in the IBCS at Xavier University of Louisiana, she is also an instructor at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Read More