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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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Phone: (401) 865-2870
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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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Spring Semeser 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, Department of Biology

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. Philp 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 

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., 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., 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

 

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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