Fr. Luke Hansen, SJ
Catholic Chaplain, Dorothy Day Center for Faith and Justice
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
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Speaker bio: After graduating from Saint Joseph College (Indiana) in 2004, Luke joined the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, serving as a legal advocate for women and men who were incarcerated and receiving mental health care. Since joining the Jesuits in 2005, he has continued to work extensively with prisoners as a teacher, minister and advocate.
Luke worked for two years in an Oglala Lakota community on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, served as a contributing editor for the international Jesuit journal La Civiltà Cattolica, and has worked as an associate editor and special correspondent for America Media, reporting from the Vatican, Honduras, El Salvador and Guantánamo Bay.
He is a frequent speaker on the leadership and ministry of women in the Catholic Church. In 2018, he spoke at the Voices of Faith conference on International Women's Day in Rome and the Catholic Women Speak symposium at the Pontifical Antonianum University in Rome.
Originally from Wisconsin, Luke enjoys running, playing basketball and following the Green Bay Packers and his favorite college basketball teams.