Current Lecture Series

2016 Endowed Fall Lectures

Distinguished scholars come to Saint Mary's to lead us in an exploration of the relationship of faith and faith and engagement with contemporary religious and theological issues. Please join us for our upcoming lectures, which are free and open to the public.  These lectures are sponsored by the Saint Mary's College Annual Endowed Lecture Series Fund.

Faith, Hope, and Dialogue in Public Life

Monday, September 19, 7:30 p.m., Vander Vennet Theatre, Student Center
Faithful Citizenship and the Message of Pope Francis: Directions and Dangers for American Catholics

John Carr
Director, Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life
Georgetown University

Mr. Carr served for more than 20 years as director of the U.S. Catholic Bishops' Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development, before founding the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life in 2013. He is also the Washington correspondent of America magazine and its "Washington Front" columnist. 

Tuesday, September 27, 7:30 p.m., Vander Vennet Theatre, Student Center
Can We Talk?
Catholics, Politics, and the Search for Common Ground

Julie Hanlon Rubio, PhD
Professor, Christian Ethics
Department of Theological Studies
Saint Louis University 

Dr. Hanlon Rubio is the author of several books, including the recently released Hope for Common Ground: Mediating the Personal and the Political in a Divided Church.

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For more information, please contact Kathy Guthrie, (574) 284-4636, or email: kguthrie@saintmarys.edu