Highlights of the Third Biennial Catholic Imagination Conference

Poets, novelists, filmmakers, and more gathered at Loyola in September 2019 to reflect on the future of the Catholic literary tradition. Join us in a look back.

  • A Canticle for Leibowitz and the Monastic Figure in a Dystopian World

    January 26, 2021
    Featuring Fr. Stephen Gregg, O. Cist. in dialogue with Katy Carl, Editor in Chief of Dappled Things. Free and open to the public. Registration Required.
  • NEW VIDEO | Are God's Providence and My White Privilege the Same Thing? With Mara Brecht

    November 19, 2020, 7:00 - 8:30 PM
    A Students Only Q&A with Mara Brecht, associate professor of Theology and Religious Studies at LUC. Students only. All students welcome. Registration Required.
  • Election Round-Up: Results, Reflection, Renewal

    November 5, 2020, 7:00 - 8:30 PM
    With Molly Andolina, Amanda Bryan, Miguel Diaz, Steven P. Millies, and Bernard Prusak. This Zoom event is free and open to the public. Registration required.
  • Steven P. Millies | "The Gift of Our People": A Fresh Look at Our Faithful Citizenship in a Foreboding Moment

    October 29, 2020, 4:00 PM
    The Hank Center is honored to welcome the fall 2020 Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, S.J. Fellow in Catholic Studies, Steven P. Millies to offer this year’s lecture. Dr. Millies is associate professor of public theology and director of The Bernardin Center at Catholic Theological Union. Free and open to the public. Registration required.
  • Integral Ecology: A Jesuit Scientist's Perspective
    John Braverman, S.J.

    October 29, 4:00 - 5:30 PM
    McCormick Lounge, Coffey Hall, LSC

    The Hank Center welcomed 2019 Teilhard Fellow in Catholic Studies, Dr. John Braverman, S.J. This major lecture focused on aspects of eco-theology and spiritualities of sustainability and action. This event was free & open to the public.
  • The Future of Catholicism in America Discussion

    In-depth dialogue on the forthcoming publication The Future of Catholicism in America. Editors Patricia O’Connell Killen & Mark Silk, alongside other scholars, discussed themes explored in the book
  • SPRING 2019: Quo Vadis? Scholars and Journalists Discuss the Future of Catholicism

    Catholicism in America is at a crossroads. What are the hopes and challenges of American Catholics today? Thanks to those who joined our panelists for a conversation on accountability, leadership, participation, and other issues facing the Church in America.