Events

Monday, March 4, 2019

Lecture: Christopher Thompson, Integral Ecology and the Promise of Green Thomism

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Location: Lecture – Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Summary Christopher Thompson Laudato Si’ called the Catholic community to an ecological conversion, a reorientation of our habits of mind toward a deeper consideration of creation and our responsibilities for its care. Is this a radical innovation? Or can we discern an intellectual patrimony at the heart of the discussion? In this lecture, Christopher Thompson invites us to reflect more deeply on the elements of ecological concern and consider the intellectual tradition inspired by St. Thomas Aquinas as a resource and guide going forward. “Green Thomism,” Thompson proposes, opens a path toward a renewed engagement with the Thomistic tradition as well as its contribution to contemporary ecological concern. …

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Chronicles of Narnia Lecture Series: Lectures 1 and 2

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Location: Eck Visitor Center Auditorium

Please join the McGrath Institute for Church Life as it hosts a series of lectures focusing on the Chronicles of Narnia. Intentionally hosted during the liturgical seasons of Lent and Easter, this lecture series plays upon the implicit pilgrimage quality of the Chronicles, inviting readers and listeners to perhaps embark on a spiritual journey themselves. On each of the assigned dates, there will be two lectures: one at 6pm and another following on after at 7:15pm. A short course for undergraduates will run alongside this course.…

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Chronicles of Narnia Lecture Series: Lectures 3 and 4

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Location: Eck Visitor Center Auditorium

Please join the McGrath Institute for Church Life as it hosts a series of lectures focusing on the Chronicles of Narnia. Intentionally hosted during the liturgical seasons of Lent and Easter, this lecture series plays upon the implicit pilgrimage quality of the Chronicles, inviting readers and listeners to perhaps embark on a spiritual journey themselves. On each of the assigned dates, there will be two lectures: one at 6pm and another following on after at 7:15pm. A short course for undergraduates will run alongside this course.…

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

2019 Human Dignity Lecture

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Location: Eck Visitor Center Auditorium

The McGrath Institute for Church Life hosts the 2019 Human Dignity lecture, with world-renowned speaker, Obianuju “Uju” Ekeocha. Ms. Ekeocha is the founder and president of Culture of Life Africa, and author of “Target Africa: Ideological Neo-colonialism of the Twenty-first Century.” She has spoken before the United Nations and the Canadian Parliament. She has also appeared on the BBC’s “Focus on Africa.”…

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Word and Wisdom Conference

(part of a series)

Location: McKenna Hall, Notre Dame

Word and Wisdom Conference The conference honors the 2019 publication of Olivier-Thomas Venard’s A Poetic Christ: Thomistic Reflections on Scripture, Language and Reality, translated by Francesca Murphy and Kenneth Oakes. Confirmed speakers include: Fr. Olivier Thomas Venard, O.P. …

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Word and Wisdom Conference

(part of a series)

Location: McKenna Hall, Notre Dame

Word and Wisdom Conference The conference honors the 2019 publication of Olivier-Thomas Venard’s A Poetic Christ: Thomistic Reflections on Scripture, Language and Reality, translated by Francesca Murphy and Kenneth Oakes. Confirmed speakers include: Fr. Olivier Thomas Venard, O.P. …

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Word and Wisdom Conference

(part of a series)

Location: McKenna Hall, Notre Dame

Word and Wisdom Conference The conference honors the 2019 publication of Olivier-Thomas Venard’s A Poetic Christ: Thomistic Reflections on Scripture, Language and Reality, translated by Francesca Murphy and Kenneth Oakes. Confirmed speakers include: Fr. Olivier Thomas Venard, O.P. …

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Chronicles of Narnia Lecture Series: Lectures 5 and 6

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Location: Eck Visitor Center Auditorium

Please join the McGrath Institute for Church Life as it hosts a series of lectures focusing on the Chronicles of Narnia. Intentionally hosted during the liturgical seasons of Lent and Easter, this lecture series plays upon the implicit pilgrimage quality of the Chronicles, inviting readers and listeners to perhaps embark on a spiritual journey themselves. On each of the assigned dates, there will be two lectures: one at 6 pm and another following on after at 7:15 pm. A short course for undergraduates will run alongside this course.…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Chronicles of Narnia Lecture Series: Lectures 7 and 8

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Location: Eck Visitor Center Auditorium

Please join the McGrath Institute for Church Life as it hosts a series of lectures focusing on the Chronicles of Narnia. Intentionally hosted during the liturgical seasons of Lent and Easter, this lecture series plays upon the implicit pilgrimage quality of the Chronicles, inviting readers and listeners to perhaps embark on a spiritual journey themselves. On each of the assigned dates, there will be two lectures: one at 6 pm and another following on after at 7:15 pm. A short course for undergraduates will run alongside this course.…

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Life Lunch with Carter Snead

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Location: Geddes Hall, Coffeehouse

Enjoy a free lunch and seminar-style conversation with professor of law and director of the Center for Ethics and Culture, Carter Snead. Sponsored by the McGrath Institute for Church Life. Lunch is free, but you must register. Originally published at mcgrath.nd.edu…

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