Fall 2014

Throughout the year, the Center for Catholic Studies brings nationally-recognized scholars to campus to share their expertise on a wide range of topics of interest to Catholic Studies. All lectures on campus are free and open to the public. Join us!

To download free podcasts of previous lectures, visit our archives page.


Just Water: Theology, Ethics, and the Global Water Crisis 
Christiana Peppard, Fordham University 
Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 8:00 p.m. 
Dolan School of Business Dining Room
cs_imperatori_leeThe 14th Annual Anne Drummey O’Callaghan Lecture 
on Women in the Church
"Cuéntame: Counting (and Recounting) the Latino Presence in US Catholicism"
Natalia Imperatori Lee, Manhattan College
Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 7:30 p.m. 
Dolan School of Business Dining Room 
cs_mary_karrThe 2014 Catholicism and the Arts Lecture 
"Imagination and Passion in Christian Spirituality: Lessons for Writers from the Ignatian Exercises.”
Mary Karr, poet and memoirist, Syracuse University 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 8:00 p.m. 
Dolan School of Business Dining Room 
cs_bishop_caggianoThe 21st Annual Christopher F. Mooney, S.J.  Lecture in Theology, Religion & Society  
“On Calling a Diocesan Synod: Hopes and Dreams”
Bishop Frank J. Caggiano, Bishop of Bridgeport
Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 8:00 p.m. 
Quick Center Kelley Theater ****




****Tickets are free and it is advisable, though not necessary to reserve them ahead of time. Blocks of more than 10 and up to 20 may be reserved by calling the box office at (203) 254-4010. All other tickets may be reserved and picked up at the box office or on the night of the lecture.

For more information, contact Michelle Towster, administrative coordinator, at (203) 254-4000 ext. 3415.

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