Sister Thea Bowman

Cause for Canonization

Servant of God Sister Thea Bowman, FSPA, left an indelible mark on her community and on her Church. She lovingly taught young people about the joy of being Christian, she challenged her church to accept her as “fully black and fully Catholic,” she embraced her suffering with a willing spirit and she called all to a living faith. This website is the home base for her cause for canonization. Check back often for updates on the process as well as new reflections from the church.

Servant of God Sister Thea Bowman, FSPA, left an indelible mark on her community and on her Church. She lovingly taught young people about the joy of being Christian, she challenged her church to accept her as “fully black and fully Catholic,” she embraced her suffering with a willing spirit and she called all to a living faith. This website is the home base for her cause for canonization. Check back often for updates on the process as well as new reflections from the church.

Latest News

November 29, 2018 /

Edict to open the Investigation Published

Bishop Joseph Kopacz read the following edict at a Mass at the Cathedral of St Peter the Apostle in Jackson, ...

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November 13, 2018 /

U.S. Bishops Conduct Canonical Consultation on Cause for Canonization of Sr. Thea Bowman, F.S.P.A.

BALTIMORE— At their annual fall Plenary Assembly in Baltimore, MD, the US Bishops participated in a ...

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November 13, 2018 / MS Catholic

Formal opening set for Sister Thea’s cause

  The Faithful of the Diocese of Jackson are cordially invited to hear Bishop Joseph R ...

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