Current Lecture Series

2016 Endowed Spring 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.

A Holy Year of Mercy

Thursday, February 25, 7:30 p.m., Vander Vennet Theatre, Student Center
Walter Kasper's Theology of Mercy: Ecclesial and Pastoral Implications

William Madges, PhD
Professor of Theology and Religious Studies
Saint Joseph's University 

Tuesday, March 15, 7:30 p.m., Vander Vennet Theatre, Student Center
Mercy: Unexpected Path to Joy in our Broken World

Marilyn Lacey, RSM
Founder and Executive Director
Mercy Beyond Borders 

Thursday, March 31, 7:30 p.m., Vander Vennet Theatre, Student Center
"We Have Family in Iraq": Mercy and Justice in a Time of War

Durstyne Farnan, OP and Arlene Flaherty, OP
Sisters Durstyne and Arlene visited the Iraqi Dominicans and displaced Iraqi people in January 2015 and will speak about their experience.

Tobias Winright, PhD, Associate Professor of Theological Studies, Saint Louis University


For more information, please contact Kathy Guthrie, (574) 284-4636, or email:

Read here about past CFS programming!