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Department of Theology

Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage Events

Spring 2015


Thursday, February 5, 2015
Catholic Q&A: (Students Only) Spring Theme: Catholic Social Thought and Political Action.
Conversation I: What is the Place of the Right to Life within Catholic Social Teaching?
Fr. Joseph Koterski, SJ, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University and Editor-in-Chief of International Philosophical Quarterly.
The event is from 7:00pm -8:30pm in The Den, Damen Student Center, LSC.


Tuesday, February 10, 2015
The Cardinal Newman Lecture: Life in dialogue with faith: The subtle complexities of an ongoing conversion.
Colby Dickinson, Assistant Professor, Director of Majors and Minors, Department of Theology, LUC.
The event is from 3:30pm-5:00pm McCormick Lounge, Coffey Hall, LSC.


Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Publication Luncheon: (Faculty Only/RSVP Required) The Meaning and Impact of a Service Immersion: A Pilgrimage of Nursing Students Serving the Sick in Lourdes, France
P. Ann Solari-Twadell RN, PhD, MPA, FAAN, Associate Professor Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing Loyola University Chicago.
The event is from 11:30am -12:45pm in Cuneo Hall, Room 417, LSC.


Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Lunch with LUMA: (Faculty Only/RSV Required) Hands to Work and Hearts to God” Shaker Art and Spirituality.
Pam Ambrose, Loyola University Museum of Art’s Director of Cultural Affairs.
The event is from 11:30am -12:45pm in Cuneo Hall, Room 410, LSC.


Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Symposium: The Racial Divide
Bishop Edward Braxton, Bishop of Belleville, IL
Jon Nilson, Loyola University Chicago
Timone Davis, Loyola University Chicago
The event is from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. in the Information Commons, 4th Floor


Thursday, March 12, 2015
Catholic Q&A: (Students Only) An informal conversation with Fr. Brendan Horan, SJ, professor of Political Science at LUC.
The event is from 7:00pm -8:30pm in The Den, Damen Student Center, LSC.


Tuesday and Wednesday, March 17-18, 2015
John Courtney Murray, SJ Forum: The Second annual student-led forum organized by the Catholic Studies Minor. See program for more details or contact Dr. Michael Murphy for more information: mmurphy23@luc.edu.


Thursday, March 19, 2015
Catholicism and the Arts Series: New York City’s Karin Coonrod and the Compagia de’ Colomari presents Flannery O’Connor’s Everything That Rises Must Converge.
The play starts at 7:00 pm in the Kathleen Mullady Theater, Centennial Forum, LSC. Students with ID-$2, General Public- $7.


Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Honorary Degree Conferral and Address of Gianfranco Cardinal Ravasi. Installation of the John Courtney Murray Chair.
Cardinal Ravasi is the President of the Pontifical Council for Culture and the Pontifical Commission for Sacred Archeology. An expert in biblical languages, he served as Prefect of the Biblioteca-Pinacoteca Ambrosiana in Milan and taught Old Testament Exegesis at the Theological Faculty of Northern Italy. The event is from 3:00pm-4:15pm Madonna della Strada Chapel, LSC.


Thursday, March 26, 2015
Colloquium: The Preferential Option for Culture in Latino/a Theology.
This colloquium seeks to honor the presence of Cardinal Ravasi in the United States by engaging the rich history and diversity of Latino/a Catholicism, and the origins, development, and future of Latino/a theology. In service to Church and country, these conversations will provide building blocks that help bridge human differences, create policies, and promote human actions that advance the common good of all people of good will.
The event is from 9:00am-5:00pm on the 4th floor of the Information Commons, LSC.


Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Faith in Focus Film Series: Calvary. Post-Screening Discussion with Dr. M. Murphy, Director of Catholic Studies Program, Loyola University Chicago, at 6:30pm-9:30pm in the Damen Movie Theater in the Damen Student Center, LSC.


Wednesday, April 8, 2015
WTC Panel Discussion: A Contemplative in Action: Is It Really Possible?
Guest Speaker Mark Kennedy Shriver,Senior Vice President for Strategic Initiatives at Save the Children, will discuss his book “A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver”. Faculty from Loyola’s Professional Schools will respond to Mr. Shriver’s talk, noting how each of their professions might further the legacy embodied in the life of Sargent Shriver.
The event is form 3:00pm- 6:00 pm in Regents Hall, WTC.


Thursday, April 16, 2015
Catholic Q&A: (Students Only): An informal conversation with Fr. M. Garanzini, SJ, President and CEO of Loyola University Chicago.
The event is from 7:00pm -8:30pm in The Den, Damen Student Center, LSC.


Friday, April 17, 2015
Living Tradition Award/CCIH Annual Banquet (By Invitation only): This award is given to a scholar who has exemplified the Catholic intellectual heritage in their work and life. The 2015 Living Tradition Award will honor Prof. Adriaan Peperzak, Department of Philosophy, LUC. His areas of research: ethics and political philosophy, philosophy of religion, metaphilosophy, Hegel, French phenomenology.


Fall 2014


Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Lunch with LUMA (Faculty Only/RSV Required) : Crossings and Dwellings is on view at LUMA through October 19. The exhibition commemorates both the 200th anniversary of the Restoration of the Society of Jesus (1814–2014) and a century of women’s education at Loyola-Mundelein (1914–2014). Speakers: Jonathan Canning, Senior Curator, Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA), Dr. Kyle Roberts, Assistant Professor of Public History and New Media, and Janet Sisler, Director of the Gannon Center for Women and Leadership, LUC. The event is from 11:30am-12:45pm in Palm Court, Mundelein Center, LSC.


Thursday, September 18, 2014
Catholicism in Dialogue Series (Lecture): Hinduism and Catholicism: Finding God in All Things. A lecture by Rev. Frank Clooney, SJ, Parkman Professor of Divinity, Professor of Comparative Theology, Director of the Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School. The event is at 7:00pm-9:00pm at 4th floor at Information Commons, LSC.


Friday, September 19, 2014 
Catholicism in Dialogue Series. (Student Seminar)Title TBD. A seminar by Rev Frank Clooney, SJ, Parkman Professor of Divinity, Professor of Comparative Theology, Director of the Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School. Moderated by Dr. Bret Lewis. The event is being held at Cuneo Hall, Room 417, LSC. Time TBD.


Tuesday, September 30, 2014 
Catholic Minds Catholic Matters Lecture Series. Spirituality in the Public Square. A lecture by Kerry Weber, Managing Editor of America Magazine, Author of Mercy in the City: How to Feed the Hungry, Give Drink to the Thirsty, Visit the Imprisoned, and Keep Your Day Job. The event is from 4:00pm-5:30pm in McCormick Lounge, Coffey Hall, LSC.


Friday and Saturday, October 10-11, 2014
Performance *Mark -The new one-man play created and performed by George Drance, S.J., (Theatre Department, Fordham University) who joined LUC for the fall of 2014 as the inaugural holder of the Teilhard de Chardin, S.J. Fellowship. The performance is at 7:30pm at The Newhart Family Theatre located at 1020 W. Sheridan Road, LUC.


Thursday - Saturday, October 16-18, 2014
Conference: Crossings and Dwellings: Restored Jesuits, Women Religious, American Experience, 1814-2014. Lewis Towers, Water Tower Campus, Loyola University Chicago


Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Catholic Q&A (Students Only):“Is there a Hell and Who’s in it?” Presented by Jon Sweeney, independent scholar, culture critic, book editor, and writer of popular history. The event is from 7:00pm-8:30pm in Damen Student Center, Suite 217, LSC.


Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Publication Luncheon (Faculty Only/RSVP Required) : An informal conversation with George Drance, S.J., Theatre Department, Fordham University who joined LUC for the fall of 2014 as the inaugural holder of the Teilhard de Chardin, S.J. Fellowship.The event is from 11:30am -12:45pm in Cuneo Hall, Room 425, LSC.


Thursday, October 30, 2014
Catholic Q&A (Students Only): Hope for the 21st Century Church. An informal conversation with Cardinal Francis George. The event is from 7:00pm-8:30pm in Damen Student Center, Suite 217, LSC.


Thursday, November 6, 2014
Faith in Focus Film Series: Babel. Post-Screening Discussion with Dr. M. Murphy, Director of Catholic Studies Program,Loyola University Chicago, from 6:30pm-9:30pm in the Damen Movie Theater in the Damen Student Center, LSC.


Friday and Saturday, November 7-8, 2014
Conference: Chicago Catholic Immigrants: The Mexicans from 9:00am-6:00pm in McCormick Lounge, Coffey Hall, LSC. See program for more details.


Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Teilhard de Chardin Lecture: Local Girl Makes Good: Ellen Stewart’s Contribution to American Theater by Fr. George Drance, SJ (Theatre Department, Fordham University) Time and Place TBD.


Faculty Reading Groups: The Hummingbird’s Daughter (2007) by the novelist Luis Alberto Urrea, Cuneo Hall, Room 425, LSC. Meeting with the author time and date TBD.

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