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Dahlgren Chapel of the Sacred Heart, Georgetown University

Dahlgren Dialogues

The Dahlgren Dialogues are a series​ of substantive conversations with experienced leaders in the context of prayerful reflection on current topics at the intersection of faith and public life.​ Co-sponsored with the Georgetown Office of Mission and Ministry, these are held in the Dahlgren Chapel of the Sacred Heart, the spiritual heart of Georgetown. These dialogues bring together respected policymakers, religious leaders, scholars, and other experts on the most pressing moral and public issues of our time.


Sr. Thea Bowman

Sister Thea Bowman

Georgetown University recently named the chapel in Copley Hall the Servant of God Sr. Thea Bowman Chapel of St. William. Why? Who was Sr. Thea, and what lessons does her life, legacy, and continuing challenge to resist racism offer at this time of racial reckoning in the United States?

Sister Thea…


Sister Thea Bowman: Faithful Life, Powerful Legacy, Continuing Lessons (Video)

May 3, 2022

Duration: 1 hour 18 minutes

The Francis Factor at Eight Years: Global Impacts, U.S. Challenges (Video)

March 18, 2021

Duration: 1 hour 16 minutes

Fratelli Tutti (Video)

October 5, 2020

Duration: 1 hour 12 minutes