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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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Fall Semeter 2015:  Calendar of Events  

 
SEPTEMBER
 
Monday, August 31 - Friday, November 6
Exhibit:  Following the Journey of the Dominican Family:
The Pilgrimages of the Smith Fellows throughout the World
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
 
Tuesday, September 8
Learning Circles Initiative:  Growing a Circle Ever Wider:
Teaching and Learning in a Catholic and Dominican Setting
Rev. R. Gabriel Pivarnik, O.P., Vice President for Mission and Ministry
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 12:00 noon and 4:00 pm
Open to all; RSVP is strongly encouraged
 
Thursday, September 10
Reading Group for “Laudato Sí”,
The Pope’s Recent Encyclical on “Our Common Care for the World”
Information session for all interested in participating
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 4:00 p.m.
Open to all
 
Thursday, September 17
A Campus Conversation
The Landscapes of Sacred Travel:  Pilgrimage Medieval and Modern
Dr. George Greenia, Professor of Hispanic Studies, Coordinator of the Institute for Pilgrimage Studies, College of William and Mary
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 4:00 p.m.
Open to all; light reception to follow; RSVP is encouraged
 
Tuesday, September 22, 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 23, 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 24, 7:00 p.m.
Abroad for Christ in the Company of St. Dominic:
Presentations by Summer 2015 Smith Fellows
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies
Open to all; light refreshments served
 
Tuesday, September 29, 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 30, 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 1, 7:00 p.m.
Fr. Philip A. Smith, O.P, Student Fellowship Program for Study and Service Abroad:  Information Sessions for Summer 2016 Fellowships
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies
Open to sophomores and juniors; light refreshments served
 
 
OCTOBER
 
Saturday, October 3
Abroad for Christ in the Company of St. Dominic:
Presentations by Summer 2015 Fr. Philip A. Smith, O.P., Fellows
Ruane Center 205, 2:30 p.m.
Open to all
 
Wednesday, October 21
A Noontime Luncheon Presentation
From East to West Indies:  The Journey of a Tamil Testament
Dr. Edward E. Andrews, Associate Professor, Department of History
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 12:00 noon
Open to all; light luncheon served; RSVP is required
 
 
NOVEMBER
 
Saturday, November 7
Feast of All Saints of the Dominican Order:
Opening of the Jubilee Celebration for the Order of Preachers
Open House Celebration
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open to all; light refreshments served all afternoon
Come and kick off the 800th Anniversary of the Order with us!
 
Tuesday, November 17
The Annual St. Albert the Great Lecture
A Quinn Family Lecture
An Environmentalist Looks at “Laudato Sí”,
The Pope’s Recent Encyclical on “Our Common Care for the World”
Christopher Rein, Environmentalist, Rhode Island Marine Fisheries Council
Aquinas Hall Lounge, 4:00 pm
Open to all, light reception to follow, RSVP is encouraged
 
Monday, November 30—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.
[During the Christmas Break:
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
on those days when the College is open]
 
 
DECEMBER
 
Wednesday, December 2
Theological Exchange Between Catholics and Jews:
Reception in the Jewish Community of "Nostra Aetate"--
The Second Vatican Council's "Declaration on the
Relation of the Church to Non-Christian Religions"
Rabbi Jack Bemporad, Director,
Center for Interreligious Understanding, Teaneck, NJ
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 5:00 p.m.
Open to all; reception to follow; RSVP required
Co-sponsored with the Department of Theology
 
Tuesday, December 8
Christmas Crèches Lecture
A Noontime Luncheon Presentation
Fr. James Sabak, O.F.M., Department of Theology
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 12:00 noon
Open to all; light luncheon served; RSVP is required
 
 
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