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Spring Semester 2016: Calendar of Events

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​JANUARY

Through Friday, January 15
Exhibit: Christmas Crèches
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies
Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Monday, January 25 - Friday, March 11
Exhibit: Following the Journey of the Dominican Family: The Missions of the Dominican Sisters in the United States
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies
Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, January 27
The Annual St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture - Quinn Family Lecture Series
“Laudato Si, On Care for Our Common Home”:  Background and Contributions 
Msgr. Kevin W. Irwin, The Msgr. Walter J. Schmitz, S.S., Professor of Liturgical Studies,
School of Theology and Religious Studies, The Catholic University of America
Aquinas Hall Lounge, 4:00 p.m.
Open to all; reception to follow in the Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies

Thursday, February 11
The Dominican Heritage Series: Mysticism Made Easy, for Medievals and the Rest of Us:  Meister Eckhart
Fr. John E. Allard, O.P., Assistant Professor, Department of Theology
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 12:00 noon
Open to all; light luncheon served; reservations required at x-2870

Wednesday, February 17
The Dominican Heritage Series: Albertus Magnus and the Integration of Faith and Science
Fr. Nicanor P. G. Austriaco, O.P., Associate Professor, Departments of Biology and Theology
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 12:00 noon
Open to all; light luncheon served; reservations required at x-2870

Tuesday, February 23
The Dominican Heritage Series: Thomas Aquinas and the Good Life
Fr. Michael D. O’Connor, O.P., Adjunct Instructor, Department of Theology
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 12:00 noon
Open to all; light luncheon served; reservations required at x-2870

Tuesday, February 23
Campus Conversation:  Pilgrimage - Journey
Making Immigrants Visible in Lampedusa
Tina Catania, Department of Geography, Maxwell School, Syracuse University
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 4:00 p.m.
Open to all; reception to follow

Wednesday, March 9
The Dominican Heritage Series: Jordan of Saxony’s Lighthearted Life of Prayer
Fr. Philip Neri Reese, O.P., Visiting Instructor, Department of Philosophy
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 12:00 noon
Open to all; light luncheon served; reservations required at x-2870​​

​Friday, March 11

From Debutante to Dominican: The Life and Leadership of Sister Thomasine Cusack, 1905-1978

​Dr. Darra D. Mulderry, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of ​​History

Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 12:00 noon

Open to all; light luncheon served; reservations required at x-2870​

Monday, March 14
The Dominican Heritage Series “Salaam Alaikum”:  The Mysticism and Martyrdom of Pierre Claverie, O.P., and the Monks of Tibhirine
Fr. Joseph J. Guido, O.P., Senior Staff Psychologist, Personal Counseling Center, and Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 12:00 noon
Open to all; light luncheon served; reservations required at x-2870

Thursday, March 17
“Laudato Si” and the Global Impact of Climate Change: A Question of Social and Moral Responsibility
Carolyn Y. Woo, Ph.D., D.B.A. ’06 Hon. (PC)
President and CEO, Catholic Relief Services
Slavin Center ‘64 Hall, 4:00 p.m.
Open to all, reception to follow
This event is being held in conjunction with the PC School of Business and serves as its annual Dean’s Symposium.

Tuesday, March 29
The Annual St. Joseph Lecture - Quinn Family Lecture Series Campus Conversation:  Pilgrimage - Journey, Glimpses of Grace, Pathways to the Sacred:  The Many Faces of Journey and Pilgrimage
Dr. Gemma Cruz, Senior Lecturer, School of Theology; Discipline Chair, Christian Thought;
National Coordinator, Grad. Certificate, Grad. Diploma, Master of Theological Studies,
Institute of Religion and Critical Inquiry, The Australian Catholic University
Aquinas Hall Lounge, 4:00 p.m.  Open to all; reception to follow in the Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies

Monday, April 4 - Friday, May 13
Exhibit: Following the Journey of the Dominican Family: The Ministries of the Dominicans at Providence College
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies
Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, April 6
The Dominican Heritage Series Against the Grain:  Italian Dominican Women Refashioning the Rule for Their Own Lives
Fr. R. Gabriel Pivarnik, O.P., Vice President, Office of Mission and Ministry​​
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 12:00 noon
Open to all; light luncheon served; reservations required at x-2870

Tuesday, April 12
The Annual St. Catherine of Siena Lecture - Quinn Family Lecture Series
St. Mary:  Devotion to Mary in Early Christianity
Dr. Stephen J. Shoemaker, Professor, Department of Religious Studies, University of Oregon;
Fellow (2015-2016), Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Aquinas Hall Lounge, 4:00 p.m.
Open to all; reception to follow in the Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies​​

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