Ministers at the Margins

RBC Assembly

The 46th Annual RBC Assembly will take place July 17 – 20, 2017 at Mater Dolorosa Retreat Center in Sierra Madre, CA. Our theme for the year will be “Brothers: Ministers at the Margins.” Our keynote presenter will be Fr. Greg Boyle, SJ.

Open the 2017 Assembly Brochure by clicking here. 

Keynote: Greg Boyle, SJ

A native of Los Angeles, Father Boyle entered the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) in 1972 and was ordained a Catholic priest in 1984.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and English from Gonzaga University, a master’s degree in English from Loyola Marymount University, a Master of Divinity degree from the Weston School of Theology, and a Master of Sacred Theology degree from the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley.

Fr. Greg is perhaps best known for his work with Homeboy Industries, a nonprofit in Los Angeles which employs and trains former gang members in a range of social enterprises, as well as provides critical services to over 10,000 men and women who walk through its doors every year seeking a better life.

Father Boyle is the author of the 2010 New York Times-bestseller, Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion, which was named one of the Best Books of 2010 by Publishers Weekly and received the PEN Center USA 2011                                                                              Creative Nonfiction Award.


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