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For Immediate Release: October 2, 2013

Providence College’s Randall Professor to Speak on Reform in the Church       

fatherphiliy.jpgProvidence, R.I. — Rev. Paul Philibert, O.P., ’58, this year’s Rev. Robert J. Randall Professor in Christian Culture at Providence College, will present his first Randall Lecture of the academic year, “New Pope, Old Problem: True and False Reform in the Church,” on Thursday, October 10, at 4:30 p.m. in Aquinas Lounge, on campus. (1 Cunningham Square, Providence, R.I.) 

Fr. Philibert is a professor of theology and the Chair of the Board of the Congar Institute for Ministry Development, (a ministry of the Southern Dominican Province) and concurrently, a Scholar in Residence and Chaplain, Dominican Monastery in Lufkin, Texas.

Fr. Philibert is the tenth scholar to serve as the Randall Professor. He will teach a courses in the Liberal Arts Honor Program: fall semester -“The Church and Culture”; spring semester – “Maturity of Faith”.

The Randall Professorship, the College’s first endowed chair, was established in 2002 and is named for Father Randall, who taught at PC for more than 25 years. The professor exemplifies Father Randall’s commitment to educational excellence and teaching in the Department of English, the Development of Western Civilization Program, and the Liberal Arts Honors Program.

His presentation is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 401-865-2587.


Chrissy Centazzo
Public Affairs, Community and Government Relations
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