This year’s festival opens with reading by internationally acclaimed author Anthony Doerr on Wednesday evening.
The first of four all-Bach concerts in churches on or near Summit will be broadcast live by MPR at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 15, in St. Mary’s Chapel on the seminary campus. From there, the party heads to the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas.
The speaker is former St. Thomas theology professor William Cavanaugh, now of DePaul University.
The film on Pentecostalism in Rio prisons and panel discussion are sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning.
Professor emerita at the School of Divinity, she recently published In Quest of “the Jewish Mary.”
The Benedict XVI Institute was a joint project of the Center for Catholic Studies and Caritas in Veritate International
Speakers are Dr. David Andow from the University of Minnesota and Dr. Christopher Thompson from the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity.
Dolan was honored at the Center for Catholic Studies’ 20th anniversary gala Oct. 26.
Murphy was a trustee emeritus and served on the St. Thomas Board of Trustees for 20 years.
The Thursday, Nov. 14, panel discussion is free and all are welcome.
The program celebrates 25 years of performances on the celebrated organ. Titled “Kney Sayers,” the program can be heard locally on Sunday morning, Nov. 10.
All are welcome to attend this lecture sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning, the Center for Catholic Studies and the archdiocese.
The Nov. 15 program is part of the Hot Topics: Cool Talk debate series hosted by the Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy.
Dr. Scott Alexander will examine issues raised in Atlantic Monthly’s much-discussed “Which Religion Will Win?” issue.
He is an assistant professor of sacramental theology and director of worship at the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity.
Gavrilyuk, successor to Thomas Sullivan, discusses his role as a university collaborator and bridge-builder, and his journey from a solid-state physics student in Moscow to an internationally respected theologian at St. Thomas.
The four professors will discuss their recent visit to Al Mustafa University for a Muslim-Christian dialogue conference.
People of all faiths are welcome to attend this service to ask God’s blessings on the new school year at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 26, Schulze Grand Atrium, School of Law.