Upcoming Events

The 3rd Annual Conference for Women:“How Literature Helps Us Live Our Relationships”

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Have you heard of Well-Read Mom? It’s a way for women to accompany one another in reading great books, spiritual classics and worthy reads from the Catholic and Western Tradition. In the fall of 2012, The Well-Read Mom began with about 20 women. Now, there are 200 groups in 35 states and 5 countries!

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"Capital in the Twenty-First Century" and Economic Justice: A UST Roundtable Discussion

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Featuring Mariana Hernandez Crespo (UST School of Law), Matthew Kim (UST Economics), Daryl Koehn (UST Business Ethics), Robert Kennedy (UST Catholic Studies). Billy Junker, UST Catholic Studies and Co-Director of the Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law, and Public Policy will moderate the discussion.

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Hot Topics: Cool Talk "Nuclear Disarmament"

Friday, February 13, 2015

"Un-Nuke Now!: Should We Heed the Pope's Call?" UST law professor, Robert Delahunty, and his former student, Joseph Grodahl Biever, will discuss the Catholic church's position on the possession and use of atomic weapons and debate how the U.S. should respond to the Pope's call--even if other world powers won't cooperate.

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Hot Topics: Cool Talk “Disarmament”

Friday, February 13, 2015

Hot Topics: Cool Talk “Disarmament” with Prof. Robert Delahunty (UST Law) and Joseph Grodahl Biever (Murphy Student Scholar)

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Living the Discerning Life: An Ignatian Guide for Everyday Living

Saturday, February 21, 2015

UST Campus Ministry, Master of Arts program in Catholic Studies, Alumni Relations, and the Office of Mission are sponsoring a two-day seminar on Ignatian spirituality and the process of Discernment of Spirits. The event is from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, February 21 and 22, 2015. The seminar is open to students, alumni, and the general public.

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Steven Justice

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

There is a widespread assumption that intellectual inquiry is often hampered by religious belief. On this view, the religious believer must bracket her faith when she engages in intellectual inquiry. But is this widespread assumption true? In this lecture, Professor Steven Justice will argue for an alternative way of understanding religious belief in relation to intellectual inquiry in the humanities, sciences, and law.

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United Nations Service-Learning Component of Spring 2015 International Law and Catholic Social Thought course.

March 15-20, 2015

Students will attend the second (and final) week of the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women from March 15-20, 2015 at United Nations Headquarters in New York, as part of their International Law and Catholic Social Thought course.

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Magnificent Magnificat: J.S. Bach Interpreting the Canticle of Mary

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

An evening with Fr. Michael Joncas, internationally renown liturgical composer and now University of St. Thomas artist-in-residence will give a lecture on the Canticle of Mary.

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Higher Calling Series: The Economy of Communion

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

As part of its ongoing Higher Calling series, the Veritas Institute, the John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought and the Habiger Institute for Catholic Leadership of the Center for Catholic Studies will host its annual Higher Calling series on Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 at 5:00pm in the Woulfe Alumni Hall of the St. Paul campus of the University of St. Thomas. Our confirmed panelists are John Mundell, Nicola Sanna, entrepreneurs in the Economy of Communion, and John Gallagher, who, with Jeanne Buckeye of the University of St. Thomas, has researched and written about the EOC.

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