Tom McGovern

Host of Faith Matters

Tom McGovern's distinguished career includes the Professor of Psychiatry at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center and Director of the Center for Ethics, Humanities and Spirituality.

"Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor" by William Halsall, 1882
Public Domain

Rebecca Sleeper Irons has roots that run back to the Mayflower. From their settlement on Plymouth, Massachusetts to the Salem Witch trials, Rebecca's mother has traced these stories through history. On this special, two-part Faith Matters, Rebecca retells her family history.

Tom McGovern, Dr. Bryan Sutton, Patrick McLaurin and Edson Way.
Rachel Boyd

On this episode of Faith Matters, Dr. Bryan Sutton, Patrick McLaurin and Edson Way discuss the upcoming fifth annual Robert Burns supper, celebrating Scottish heritage.

Davis Price, Elizabeth Abraham and Tom McGovern.
Kaysie Ellingson

On this Christmas and New Year’s special of Faith Matters, Tom McGovern talks with guest Elizabeth Abraham Chaplain at Hospice of Lubbock, Rev. Jennifer Holder of St. Christopher's Episcopal Church and Davis Price retired pastor of Covenant Presbyterian Church.

Texas Tech University Library
Texas Tech University Website

Richard Nollan, Executive Director of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Libraries, discusses the archives along with the future of libraries, printed books and e-books on this episode of Faith Matters.

On this week's Faith Matters, Kate Hennessy discusses her book on her grandmother Dorothy Day--famous writer and Catholic activist.