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SXU's Theology South will discuss homelessness

Benedictine Sisters of Chicago Prioress Patricia Crowley, O.S.B., will discuss the issue of homelessness on Thursday, March 7 at the next lecture in Saint Xavier University's Theology South series.

The program will take place in the Butler Reception Room, in the Warde Academic Center at SXU's Chicago campus, 3700 W. 103rd St.

The lecture, titled "We All Need a Home … A Perspective on Homelessness in Our Times?," begins with coffee at 9 a.m., and the lecture and question-and-answer session are scheduled from 9:30 to 11 a.m. It is open to the public and costs $6.

Crowley became a member of the Benedictine Sisters of Chicago in 1958. From 1991 to 2004, she served as executive director of Deborah's Place, a not-for-profit organization that provides shelter, supportive housing, and services to homeless women in Chicago. Under her leadership, Deborah's Place became the largest provider of housing and shelter for women in Chicago.