Center for the Humanities in an Urban Environment

On April 13, 2012, Sister Helen gave a lecture and Q&A, hosted by Bill Quigley, at the Center for the Humanities in an Urban Environment. The talk is in three parts. An Afternoon with Sister Helen Prejean


Alas! The broadcast has been delayed. It will air tomorrow, Wednesday, on NPR. Also, it will only be a short… #


Did an interview with Barbara Bradley Hagerty for All Things Considered on NPR. It should be airing today,… #


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I’ve emerged from a summer of writing in Wyoming and I’m back on the road doing talks with people in Texas and… # Here’s a simple step you can take to help SAFE California no matter where you live. Head on over to...

DMW opera in Tulsa

I was just in Tulsa, Oklahoma, giving talks and media interviews for the opera of Dead Man Walking, which opens on February 25, performed by the Tulsa Opera. I got to meet the entire cast, including the 12 or so children, whose piping young voices inject hope....

Lifting Afghan children off their own “death row”

I was part of something special on Saturday night. I spent an evening with Lida and Hala and Maria and Frishta and Mohsan and Eraj. Six Afghan children visiting the USA from their parwarishga in Kabul, accompanied by two of their teachers. Parwarishga is an Afghan...