Previous Catholic Studies Events - Fall 2012


Wisdom House Conference
"Vatican II: An Unexpected Revolution"
Featuring Maureen Sullivan, OP, Paul Lakeland, and Most Rev. Peter Rosazza
Friday, September 28, 6 p.m. - Saturday, September 29, 3 p.m.
Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center, Litchfield, CT

"Throw Open the Windows: Fairfield University Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Opening of the Second Vatican Council"
October 3-10, 2012

The 12th Annual Anne Drummey O'Callaghan Lecture on Women in the Church
"Conciliar Women: Precedents and Portents"
Francine Cardman, Associate Professor of Historical Theology and Church History, Boston College
Wednesday, October 3, 7:30 p.m.
Quick Center Kelley Theater

"Why Priests Are Happy"
Msgr. Stephen Rossetti, Clinical Associate Professor of Pastoral Studies and Associate Dean for Seminary and Ministerial Programs, The Catholic University of America
Tuesday, October 9, 4:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

"Was Vatican II the Last Ecumenical Council?"
Paul Lakeland, Aloysius P. Kelley, S.J. Professor of Catholic Studies and Director of the Center for Catholic Studies, Fairfield University
Wednesday, October 10, 4:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

The 19th Annual Christopher F. Mooney, S.J. Lecture in Theology, Religion, & Society
"American Catholic Citizenship: 2012"
Stephen Schneck, Director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and Associate Professor of Politics, The Catholic University of America
Thursday, October 25, 8 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room
The 7th Annual Lecture in Jewish-Christian Engagement

"When Christians were Jews"
Paula Fredriksen, Aurelio Chair Emerita of the Appreciation of Scripture, Boston University
Monday, November 5, 7:30 p.m.
Dolan School of Business Dining Room

Living Theology Workshops

“The Challenges of Contemporary Religious Life”
Sr. Mary Hughes, OP, prioress of the Dominican Sisters of Amityville and recent president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious
Saturday, September 22

“Franciscan Spirituality and Social Justice: What does it mean to be in right relationship with God, each other, and all of creation?”
Patrick Carolan, Executive Director of Franciscan Action Network
Saturday, October 27

“The Catholic Church in America: Four Problems”
Rev. Charles Allen, S.J., University Chaplain, Fairfield University
Saturday, December 1

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