Thea Bowman became an evangelist among her people, assisted in the production of an Black American Catholic hymnal, and was a popular speaker on faith and spirituality in her final years. She helped found the National Black Sisters Conference to provide support for Black-American women in Catholic religious institutes. Bowman has been designated a Servant of God.
Who was Sister Thea Bowman? (A Black History Biography)
Thea Bowman (1937 – 1990) was a Roman Catholic religious sister, teacher, and scholar who made a major contribution to the ministry of the Catholic Church toward her fellow Black Americans.