On March 22, 2018, the Honorable Julian Castro, former mayor of San Antonio, Texas, and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Obama Administration, spent the day in St. Louis, a guest of Incarnate Word Foundation. Castro participated in “RECON: Toward a New Public Discourse,” a series of events to mark the 20th Anniversary… Continue reading An Evening with the Honorable Julian Castro
We appreciate our collaborative partner, Jeane Vogel, Executive Director, Webster Arts, who hosted this panel discussion in conjunction with “On the Street Where I Live,” a nationally juried exhibit. Panelists: Ellie Wharton, General Manager, KWRH-LP, Radio 63119, located at Webster-Rock Hill Ministries Rev. Wendy Bruner, Pastor Peace United Church of Christ, Webster Groves Moderator: Sr. Helena Monahan,… Continue reading On the Street Where I Live
Fr. Greg Boyle, SJ, Homeboy Industries The Jack Lally Lecture, Catholic Charities of St. Louis Sponsors: Archdiocesan Peace and Justice Commission Incarnate Word Foundation Saint Louis University Society of St. Vincent de Paul Fr. Greg Boyle, SJ, founded Homeboy Industries, a $19 million operation that is the largest provider of services to former… Continue reading Fr. Greg Boyle, SJ presents ‘Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion’
As part of the Incarnate Word Foundation’s 20th Anniversary, RECON is an initiative to create opportunities to learn and engage in respectful discourse on race, religion, responses to violence and other topics that have historically divided St. Louis. Sr. Helena Monahan, CCVI, is directing this effort. On October 26, 2017 the Foundation hosted a Mayoral… Continue reading RECON Mayoral Forum
The Race For Reconciliation at Tower Grove Park took off on Saturday, September 30. This was the second annual race sponsored by St. Louis Reconciliation Network (STLRN), RECON Community Partner. The Mission of STLRN is “to heal the broken race relations of the St. Louis region by harnessing the potential collective power of its diverse… Continue reading Race for Reconciliation
RECON is an ongoing series of opportunities to come together, learning and engaging in respectful discourse on race, religion, response to violence, evolving social structures, responsible use of social media, and other topics which have historically divided our community and wield the power to block future and creative response.