To kick off our Summer Series for Theology on Tap, we are delighted to announce that Bishop David Talley will be speaking about his Personal Reflections on Pope St. John Paul the Great. One of the longest serving popes in history, with his pontificate lasting nearly 27 years, JPII holds a special place in the hearts of many Catholic for being a great witness to the Gospel and the love of Jesus Christ. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to meet our new Bishop and learn more about one Saint’s incredible life.

Place: Cheffie’s Cafe
483 High Point Terrace, Memphis, TN 38122
Time: 6:30 PM
Date: Monday, June 17

About Our Speaker: 

Bishop David P. Talley, M.S.W., J.C.D was installed as the sixth Bishop of Memphis on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. He was raised a Southern Baptist but converted to Catholicism in college at Auburn University. He has a background in Social Work and worked protecting children from abuse in Fulton County, Georgia before entering St. Meinrad Seminary and was ordained a priest in 1989.

Bishop Talley was appointed auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Atlanta in 2012 and then became Bishop of Alexandra in 2017. His episcopal motto is Dabo vobis cor novum, “He will give you a new heart.” Since April, Bishop Talley has been settling into his new home in Memphis and getting to know the people of the Diocese of Memphis.