Center for Spirituality's Spring Lecture Series Announced

Gwen O’Brien
Director of Media Relations
Saint Mary's College
(574) 284-4579

February 13, 2013 (Notre Dame, Ind.)—The Center for Spirituality (CFS) at Saint Mary’s College is proud to announce its Spring Lecture Series. Established in 1984, the Center’s purpose is to help build a theologically well-grounded spirituality among members of the College community. This includes alumnae and friends of the College, both local and national. CFS emphasizes the multifaceted nature of spirituality, including the social dimensions of spirituality.

World-renowned scholars come to Saint Mary’s to share their wisdom on contemporary religious issues and to address broader issues of how faith and reason interact. The lectures are free and open to the public. The Sisters of the Holy Cross sponsor the Spring Lecture Series. You may contact CFS at (574) 284-4636.

The theme for the spring series is Mind, Body, Spirit: Connected.

Tuesday, March 5, 7:30 p.m., Stapleton Lounge, Le Mans Hall
Perspectives on the Catholic Intellectual Tradition

Margaret O'Brien Steinfels
Co-director (retired) of the Center on Religion and Culture
Fordham University

Tuesday, March 26, 7:30 p.m., Stapleton Lounge, Le Mans Hall
Exploring the Body/Spirituality Interface

Suzette Bremault-Phillips
Assistant Professor
Department of Occupational Therapy
Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine
University of Alberta

Tuesday, April 2, 7:30 p.m., Stapleton Lounge, Le Mans Hall
The Evolutionary Adventure of Catholic Spirituality
Mary Jo Weaver
Professor Emerita
Department of Religious Studies
Indiana University

About Saint Mary’s College: Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Ind., is a four-year, Catholic, women’s institution offering five bachelor’s degrees and more than 30 major areas of study. Saint Mary’s College has six nationally accredited academic programs: social work, art, music, teacher education, chemistry and nursing. Saint Mary's College ranks among the top 100 “Best National Liberal Arts Colleges” for 2013 published by U.S. News. Founded in 1844, Saint Mary’s is a pioneer in the education of women, and is sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross.