A day with Teresa Forcades

A day with Teresa Forcades

Saturday    |    10:30 - 16:00 (27/01/2018) (UTC+0), Duration: 05:30 Place: Marino Institute of Education, Griffith Avenue, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, Ireland

New Monasticisms Ireland have organised this day with Teresa Forcades

VENUE:      Marino Institute of Education, Griffith Avenue, Drumcondra, Dublin 9

DATE:         Saturday 27th of January 2018

TIME:         11am to 4pm (Registration 10.30am)

COST:          €50 (bookable through Eventbrite.ie)

LUNCH:     Available in the café

Teresa Forcades i Vila, OSB was born in 1966. She is a Catalan physician and a Benedictine Nun.  She studied medicine at the University of Barcelona. In 1992 she moved to the United States, where in 1995 she completed a residency at the University of Buffalo School of Medicine, specializing in internal medicine. After obtaining a scholarship, she moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she gained the degree of Master of Divinity from the Harvard Divinity School in 1997.

She is a social activist,  focusing on public health. She has gained an international reputation for her criticisms of the pharmaceutical industry. She is also a controversial writer on pseudoscientific remedies, Christian feminism and Catalan Independence.

Teresa Forcades is not afraid of addressing the issues of the day. She addressed those who attended Greenbelt in the UK http://www.greenbelt.org.uk during the Summer. Please click below to read The Tablet Interview written by Joanna Moorhead 06 September 2017. You can access a limited number of articles in The Tablet before committing to join its readership!


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