Chari Rosales ’73 Facilitates Summer Series at St. Thomas the Apostle


May 19, 2016

Chari Rosales ’73, director of St. Thomas the Apostle Adult Faith Formation & Spirituality, is facilitating a summer series titled "Women Doctors of the Church: Feminine Mystics/Theologians". The Doctors to be studied include Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) on June 9; Catherine of Siena (1347-1380) on June 16; Teresa of Avila (1515-1582) on June 30; and Therese of Lisieux (1873-1897) on July 7.

Rosales is an engaging and knowledgeable speaker who enlivens her subject matter with clarity, vivacity and a sense of humor. Long active in church ministry, Rosales’ areas of specialty include religious history, Scripture study and liturgy. She has studied at Loyola University Chicago, Dominican University, and the Universite de Fribourg in Switzerland. 

Rosales broadly outlined the series’ content with an invitation, saying, "Come to embrace the legacy of the wisdom and faith of these truly remarkable and inspiring women. We will learn about each of the women Doctors’ times and struggles, their theologies and mystical experiences, and participate in their modes of prayer." 

Reservations and further information about "Women Doctors of the Church: Feminine Mystics/Theologians" are available by contacting Marge Coronado, religious education assistant, at (630) 355-8980, ext. 118, or at

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