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TML Speaks: Of Equal Worth and Personhood: A Theology of Disability



In this inaugural event of the new biannual speaker series TML Speaks, the Theology and Ministry Library (TML) addresses the experience of disability through story, study, and conversation.

The Boston College Theology and Ministry Library is located on our Brighton Campus which is located directly across Commonwealth Avenue from our Chestnut Hill (Main) campus. Both campuses are approximately six miles west of downtown Boston.


Our Street Address is: 117 Lake Street, Brighton, MA, 02135



FROM POINTS NORTH AND SOUTH: Take Interstate 95 (Route 128) to Exit 24 (Route 30). Proceed east on Route 30, also known as Commonwealth Avenue, and follow for about five miles to Boston College.

FROM POINTS WEST: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Route 90) to Exit 17. At the first set of lights after the exit ramp, take a right onto Centre Street. Follow Centre Street to the fourth set of lights, and turn left onto Commonwealth Avenue. Follow Commonwealth Avenue 1-1/2 miles to Boston College. 

FROM DOWNTOWN BOSTON: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Route 90) to Exit 17. Take a left over the bridge after passing the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Take the first right onto Centre Street. Follow above directions from Centre Street. 

Use this link to download a high resolution, printable Approach Map with maps of our three main campuses as a PDF.


The Boston College branch of the MBTA's "Green Line" (B) ends at the Boston-Newton boundary on Commonwealth Avenue. Walk east on Commonwealth Avenue and cross Lake Street. The Brighton Campus will be on your left.

Parking Information

The TML is adjacent to a large parking lot that will be open to the public during the event.  However, the lot can become full quickly and there is limited street parking on Commonwealth Avenue.  

If you plan to park on the Chestnut Hill (Main) campus and walk to the TML, please use the following addresses for navigation. Parking is extremely limited on middle campus. Adequate parking is available in the garages below. Information for vistor parking policies, information and rates are available online

To enter Boston College via its Main Gate, use the 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA address for navigation. Map your trip on Google Maps

FOR THE BEACON STREET GARAGE: Use the intersection of Beacon and Chestnut Hill Drive, Boston, MA 02135. Head west on Beacon and the entrance to the Beacon Street Garage is just a few blocks headed west on Beacon Street. Map your trip on Google Maps

FOR THE COMMONWEALTH AVENUE GARAGE: Use the intersection of St. Thomas More Road and Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. From St. Thomas More Road, take Campanella Way to the Commonwealth Garage. Map your trip on Google Maps