Cardinal Peter Turkson, who is drafting a papal encyclical on the environment, will participate in the Nov. 5-7 event.
The workshop will feature interfaith expert Mary Boys and is co-sponsored by St. Thomas’ and St. John’s Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning.
Catholic Studies is particularly well suited to serve the mission of Catholic schools.
Four students share their stories
In February 2014, I found myself seated with 20 other students who had likely asked themselves the same question. Yet despite fleeting reservations and a lot of careful thinking about what I could learn from a class focused on what humans don’t know and can’t prove with science, I was convinced that this was the place to be.
Father Larry Snyder, president of Catholic Charities USA, will become vice president for mission at St. Thomas on Feb. 1.
Dr. Erika Kidd is the professor of record this spring in “The Pursuit of Happiness,” a first-year course, and “The Catholic Vision,” a third-year course, but students may well hear from a few others – great thinkers such as St. Augustine, Boethius, Flannery O’Connor, Simone Weil, Aristotle and Evelyn Waugh, for example, and for good measure the Scriptures.
Five of the six are graduates of the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity. They were ordained by Archbishop John Nienstedt at the Cathedral.
The three seminarians are the only Catholics among this season’s 54 contestants.
Timoner is associate rabbi at Leo Baeck Temple in Los Angeles, where her focus is on social justice, spiritual life and lifelong learning.
James Callahan and David Jenkins will be performing on the university’s Gabriel Kney pipe organ.
Dawes will draw upon his experiences interviewing war criminals to talk about the nature of evil.
Concert of South Indian and Judeo-Spanish Music in Chapel April 23; ‘Backstage Preview’ in Roach Center April 22
The two events are co-sponsored by St. Thomas’ Sacred Arts Festival and the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning.
Reporter and ‘Vatican Diaries’ Author John Thavis to Discuss ‘The Francis Revolution’ in Talk Here April 10
Thavis has covered the Vatican for three decades and his 2013 The Vatican Diaries immediately became a New York Times best-seller.
Dr. Jack Shaheen, a Noted Author, Media Critic and Expert on Arab Stereotyping, to Speak Here April 22
Shaheen, recent winner of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, will discuss his book Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People.
New Exhibition Here Examines the Influence of Vatican II on American Crosier Missionary Work in Asmat
The exhibition reception will be held at 5 p.m. Monday April 7
The accreditation review is conducted once every 10 years.
Member of Sisters of Life to Speak About Her Religious Order and the Pro-Life Movement in Talk Here March 19
She will talk about the history of the Sisters of Life, their work with women who are pregnant, the dignity of each person, and the pro-life movement.
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.
Educator, pastor and faithful friend, Father John Malone “is all things to all people.”
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."
Three Catholic Studies graduate students reflect on what drew them to the program and how their course of study has influenced their lives.