Mark Neuhengen (Class of 2019) gives a review of the Catholic Game Night event, hosted by the Catholic Studies Minor. By likening this joyful event to Jesus' ministry and call to community, Mark offers a touching insight into an often overlooked aspect of our faith: laughter.
The 2018-2019 Ramonat Seminar in American Catholic History is pleased to announce its year-long seminar series, Catholics and Catholicism in American Politics. This series brings together outstanding scholars to discuss how Catholics and Catholicism shaped twentieth-century politics at the local, state, and federal level.
Friday, February 22nd, 2:00 p.m. - McCormick Lounge, Coffey Hall The Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities and CCIH host Sharon Leon (MSU) who will speak about the Jesuit Plantation Project.
Thursday, February 21st, 7:00-9:00 p.m Information Commons, 4th Floor Join Catholic Studies minors and Fr. Frank LaRocca in a discussion about ethics in Corporate America. Students only. All students welcome.
March 14-16th, 8:00 p.m. Mullady Theatre, Mertz Hall This play portrays three Irish women coming to terms with the death of Paddy, their husband and father, familial estrangement, and struggles for senses of personal authenticity. Written by Terry Boyle (Department of English) and directed by Becca Holloway. Admission is free & open to all.
Tuesday, March 19th, 7:00 p.m. Damen Cinema, Damen Student Center The Hank Center is excited to host a viewing of this documentary film, which focuses on the life and goals of Pope Francis. Directed by Wim Wenders. Free & open to the public.
Thursday, March 21st , 7:00 p.m. IC 4th Floor, LSC The Hank Center invites expert in Catholic History, doctrine, and higher education, Fr. James Heft (University of Southern California) to speak about Pope Francis.
This event is free & open to the public.
April 4-5th IC 4th Floor & Institute for Environmental Sustainability 123/124, LSC
This two-day event will feature in depth dialogue around the topic of the forthcoming publication The Future of Catholicism in America. Editors Patricia O'Connell Killen & Mark Silk will be joined by Cardinal Blase Cupich and other scholars. This event is free & open to the public.
The Global 1968 Symposium: Days of Past Present
The Hank Center was proud to present its anticipated Global 1968 Symposium, a three-day event that surveyed the tumultuous confluence of events that took place that year.