Lecture – Oneness: A Black Catholic’s Journey

Event details

  • Sunday | February 18, 2024
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Spotlight on local history.

FREE and open to the public. In-person and live streamed.

Sunday, February 18, 2024 @ 2:00 pm

In this talk, Ms. Bea Joyner will speak about her documentary project, Oneness: A Black Catholic’s Journey, which began as an effort to document Black Catholic life at Most Blessed Sacrament Church in West Philadelphia in 1985. 

About the Speaker

About the Speaker: Bea Joyner, CEO of Busy As A Bea Productions, LLC, has been documenting African Americans through her photographs, workshops, and writings. She began documenting Black Catholic life when she enrolled her children in Most Blessed Sacrament School in West Philadelphia, which led her to produce a documentary and a photo book entitled, “Oneness: A Black Catholic’s Journey.” Cited as one of only four African American domestic humor authors, she published two award winning books, “Don’t Need No Soaps, My Life Is Soap Enough!” and “A Taste of Things to Come.” Ms. Joyner is currently working on her doctorate in Education at St. Joseph’s University. 

Register to Attend

The lecture is FREE and open to the public, but registration is required. The event will also be livestreamed via Zoom for those wishing to attend online. 

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