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Thursday, November 21, 2013:
The Annual St. St. Albert the Great Lecture -
A Quinn Family Lecture -
Imagine That:  Twenty Years of an Innovative Telescope for the Vatican Observatory              Fr. Christopher J. Corbaly, S.J., Vatican Observatory, President, National Committee for Astronomy, Vatican City State

 

 
Thursday, April 18, 2013:
The Annual St. Catherine of Siena Lecture -
A Quinn Family Lecture -
"I Will Not Let You Go Unless You Bless Me": The Spiritual Journey in Catholic Imagination
Fr. Jan Michael Joncas, Associate Professor of Catholic Studies and Theology, Artist in Residence and Fellow of the Center for Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
Thursday, January 31, 2013:
   The Annual St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture -
      A Quinn Family Lecture -
   Being, Personhood, and a Place for Persons
   Dr. Michael Gorman, Associate Professor of
      Philosophy, The Catholic University of America
 
   
Thursday, October 11, 2012:
   A Franciscan Wandered
      Into a Dominican College
   Fr. James Sabak, O.F.M. (Holy Name Province,
      New York City), Assistant Professor of Theology
   A Lecture in Honor of the Feast Day
      of St. Francis of Assisi on October 4
  

 

Wednesday, November 14, 2012                                 The Annual St. Alert the Great Lecture -                A Quinn Family Lecture -                                      Creation and Science:  The Role of Beauty, Elegance, and Our Ultimate Destiny                    Dr. Peter Kilpatrick, McCloskey Dean of Engineering,
University of Notre Dame

 

Wednesday, September 28, 2011:

   The Changing Words of Our Worship:
       Opportunities and Challenges
           of the New Roman Missal
   J. Michael McMahon, D. Min., President,
       National Association of Pastoral Musicians


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Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies

Aquinas Hall, Flirst Floor South
Entrance faces St. Dominic Chapel
Phone: (401) 865-2870
Fax: (401) 865-2880
 

Fr. R. Gabriel Pivarnik, O.P., S.T.D., Director

During the academic year, the Cen​ter for Catholic and Dominican Studies is open from 8:30 a.m​. until 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Friday. Outside the academic year, the Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies is open from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Friday.

 
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Calendar of Events:   Spring Semester 2015

JANUARY

Monday, January 5 - Friday, January 16
Exhibit: The Franciscans and the Christmas Crèche
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Open to all
 
Friday, January 30 - Friday, March 6
Exhibit: A Monk Among Many Books:
The Spiritual and Literary Heritage of Thomas Merton
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Open to all​
 
FEBRUARY
 
Tuesday, February 10
A Noontime Luncheon Presentation
"What I do is live. How I pray is breathe."
The Cool Life and (Politically) Hot Prose of Thomas Merton (1915-1968)
Fr. John E. Allard, O.P., Assistant Professor, Department of Theology
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 12:00 noon
A light luncheon will be served; open to all; reservations encouraged (x2870)​​
 
Thursday, February 19
This event has been postponed at the request of the speaker. New date TBD.
Making Immigrants Visible in Lampedusa:
Pope Francis, Immigration, and the State
Tina Catania, Ph.D. Cand., 
Syracuse University
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 4:00 p.m.
Light reception to follow; open to all

Wednesday, February 25
Dominican Heritage Series
A Noontime Luncheon Presentation
Antonio Montesinos and Bartoloméo de las Casas
Sr. Carolyn Sullivan, O.P., Assistant Director for Tutoring
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 12:00 noon
A light luncheon will be served; open to all; reservations encouraged (x2870)​
 
Wednesday, February 25
Spring Series: Race, Justice, and the Church
Perfectionism and Moral Innocence:
Re-examining White Christian Complicity in the 21st Century
Dr. Elisabeth T. Vasko, Assistant Professor of Theology
Duquesne University
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 4:00 p.m.
Light reception to follow; open to all
                                    
MARCH
 
Tuesday, March 3
Noontime Luncheon Presentation
The International Justice Mission
Eileen Campbell, Senior Director of Advocacy
International Justice Mission
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 12:00 noon
A light luncheon will be served; open to all; reservations encouraged (x2870)
 
Thursday, March 5
Spring Series: Race, Justice, and the Church
Can Catholic Theology Do More to Resist Racism?
Dr. Andrew Prevot, Assistant Professor of Theology
Boston College
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 4:00 p.m.
Light reception to follow; open to all
 
Monday, March 16
The Annual St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture
The Quinn Family Lecture Series
What was Jesus Intending?  
Reconstructing Jesus' Historical Attitude Toward his Death
Fr. Nicholas E. Lombardo, O.P., 
Assistant Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology
School of Theology and Religious Studies, The Catholic University of America
Aquinas Hall Lounge, 7:00 p.m.
Reception to follow in the Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies; open to all
 
Monday, March 16 - Friday, April 17
Exhibit: Remembering the Holocaust: Local Voices
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.
Open to all
  
Thursday, March 19
Spring Series: Race, Justice, and the Church
A Faith that Teaches:
Outlining an Architecture of Belonging
Dr. Willie James Jennings, Assistant Professor of Theology and Black Church Studies
Duke Divinity School, Duke University
Ruane 105, 4:00 p.m.
Light reception to follow; open to all
 
Monday, March 23
Theological Exchange Between Catholics and Jews
Explicit & Implicit Anti-Semitism: European Catholics before Vatican II
Dr. John Connelly, Professor of History, University of California - Berkeley and
Dr. Michael Zank, Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies, Boston University
Aquinas Hall Lounge, 7:00 p.m.
Open to all 
Co-sponsored with the Department of Theology
 
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Monday, April 27
Fr. Gustavo Guttierez, O.P., John Cardinal O'Hara Professor of Theology
University of Notre Dame
Location TBD, 4:00 p.m.
All are invited
This event serves as the Fr. Edward L. Cleary, O.P. Memorial Lecture, and is sponsored by the Latin American Studies Program.
 
Wednesday, April 29
Dominican Heritage Series
A Noontime Luncheon Presentation
St. Catherine of Siena
Sr. Anne Frances Klein, O.P., Campus Minister and Assistant to the Chaplain
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 12:00 noon
A light luncheon will be served; open to all; reservations encouraged (x2870)​

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