The much-discussed encyclical is expected to be released in June or July.
Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity Names Administration Building in Honor of Former Rector Father Charles Froehle
Froehle, who died Jan. 6, played a key role in the 1987 affiliation of St. Thomas and the Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity.
Social Justice Advocate John Carr to Deliver Inaugural Lecture for Institute for Catholicism and Citizenship April 23
After serving more than 20 years with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the University of St. Thomas graduate now heads Georgetown’s Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life.
This year’s festival has the theme of “Illumination” and features five events in April.
Announced today at a national conference on Vatican II, the new institute will promote theological, interdisciplinary inquiry into economic, political and social issues.
The late Seamus Heaney is recognized as Ireland’s pre-eminent modern poet.
Theologians from 20 Universities to Gather Here March 12-14 for Conference on Vatican II’s ‘Gaudium et Spes’
The conference marks the 50th anniversary of one of Vatican II’s most important documents. All four of the conference’s keynote lectures are free and open to the public.
The reflections will be published daily throughout Lent and will be written by a cross section of the St. Thomas community – members of the Office for Mission and Campus Ministry, staff, faculty and students.
Father Froehle played a key role in the 1987 affiliation of St. Thomas and the St. Paul Seminary. Services will be held Tuesday.
Concert Commissioned by the Jay Phillips Center to be Performed Nov. 16 at Hindu Temple in Maple Grove
“Song of Wonder” is a concert of South Indian and Judeo-Spanish music.
Cardinal Turkson Cancels Visit to Nov. 5-7 Faith and Farming Symposium to Work on Vatican’s Response to Ebola Crisis
The cardinal, a native of Ghana, was called on by Pope Francis to work on the crisis. The Nov. 5-7 symposium will continue as planned and a Vatican official will deliver Turkson’s prepared remarks.
Rabbi Amy Eilberg will present the series based on her new book, From Enemy to Friend.
This week marks the one-year anniversary of Susan Stabile completing the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage through France and Spain. She explains three lessons she learned from her 790-kilometer trek.
The speaker, historian Irene Whelan, is associate professor of history and director of Irish studies at Manhattanville College.
Bradley Malkovsky teaches comparative religion at the University of Notre Dame. His talk is sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning.
The recital will be held in St. Mary's Chapel on the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity campus.
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.