43600 Mission Blvd, Fremont, CA
The Ohlone Psychology Club Speaker Series presents...
An Unquenchable Thirst, by Mary Johnson
At the tender age of 17, Mary Johnson, a devout Catholic high school girl, saw a picture of Mother Teresa on the cover of a magazine, and it changed her life.
Within a year, she would graduate, travel to New York, and begin a 20-year journey that took her around the world, wearing the distinctive white and blue sari that marked her as one of Mother's "Missionaries of Charity."
In her new memoir, Johnson tells about her life as Sister Donata, gives detailed, sometimes heart-wrenching and terrifying accounts of the day-to-day life of these devout women, providing insight into how Mother Teresa viewed the world and her place in it. The psychological maneuvering of those who run the organization stems directly from those views, and although it would take two decades for Johnson to fully understand them and leave the group, she how lives as a happy, successful non-believer.
Mary Johnson's talk will be approximately one hour, after which she will take questions from the audience and sign copies of her book, pose for pictures, etc.
Tickets are $15 for the general public, $10 for students (with ID), and are on sale now at the Ohlone College Box Office, or online at http://tinyurl.com/MaryJohnsonTickets .
This talk will be given in the Smith Center for the Performing Arts on the Fremont campus, and is sponsored by the Ohlone College Psychology Club, as part of their Psychology Club Speaker Series.