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How and When Race Became Significant in St Louis's Catholic Church and Why It Might Still Matter Today

  • St. Francis Xavier (College) Church Ballroom (map)

A presentation and discussion with Jeff Dorr, S.J. in recognition of Black Catholic History Month

Jeff Dorr, SJ is a Jesuit Scholastic originally from Cedarburg, WI and a part of the Midwest Province of the Jesuits.  He completed his Masters in American History at Saint Louis University in 2015 with a thesis focused on race and St. Louis's Catholic Church.  Now, after two years of teaching and working in administration at Creighton Preparatory School in Omaha, NE, he has returned to St. Louis for his third year of his Regency stage of Jesuit formation and is working at the Jesuit Archives.