In Memoriam: Rev. Donald Senior, C.P.

November 14, 2022

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The Parliament of the World’s Religions extends our heartfelt condolences on the passing of Rev. Donald Senior, C.P.

Rev. Donald Senior, C.P., President Emeritus and Chancellor of the Catholic Theological Union died November 8, 2022 at the age of 82. A priest and member of the Passionist Congregation, Fr. Senior was an internationally recognized biblical scholar, author, educator, and sought-after participant in ecumenical and inter-religious dialogue. He served as a member of the Board of Trustees at the Parliament of the World’s Religions during the 2015 Parliament Convening in Salt Lake City, Utah.

We join his family, the Chicago community, and the global interfaith movement in mourning. May he rest in peace.

A funeral mass will be streamed on November 15 at 11 AM Central and messages of condolences can be shared at

Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions acknowledges it is situated on the traditional homelands of the Bodéwadmik (Potawatomi), Hoocąk (Winnebago/Ho’Chunk), Jiwere (Otoe), Nutachi (Missouria), and Baxoje (Iowas); Kiash Matchitiwuk (Menominee); Meshkwahkîha (Meskwaki); Asâkîwaki (Sauk); Myaamiaki (Miami), Waayaahtanwaki (Wea), and Peeyankihšiaki (Piankashaw); Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo); Inoka (Illini Confederacy); Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), and Odawak (Odawa).

PoWR recognizes the region we now call Chicago remains home to a diversity of Indigenous peoples today and this land upon which we walk, live, and play continues to be Indigenous land.

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