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Thursday, November 21, 2013:
The Annual St. St. Albert the Great Lecture -
A Quinn Family Lecture -
Imagine That:  Twenty Years of an Innovative Telescope for the Vatican Observatory              Fr. Christopher J. Corbaly, S.J., Vatican Observatory, President, National Committee for Astronomy, Vatican City State

 

 
Thursday, April 18, 2013:
The Annual St. Catherine of Siena Lecture -
A Quinn Family Lecture -
"I Will Not Let You Go Unless You Bless Me": The Spiritual Journey in Catholic Imagination
Fr. Jan Michael Joncas, Associate Professor of Catholic Studies and Theology, Artist in Residence and Fellow of the Center for Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
Thursday, January 31, 2013:
   The Annual St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture -
      A Quinn Family Lecture -
   Being, Personhood, and a Place for Persons
   Dr. Michael Gorman, Associate Professor of
      Philosophy, The Catholic University of America
 
   
Thursday, October 11, 2012:
   A Franciscan Wandered
      Into a Dominican College
   Fr. James Sabak, O.F.M. (Holy Name Province,
      New York City), Assistant Professor of Theology
   A Lecture in Honor of the Feast Day
      of St. Francis of Assisi on October 4
  

 

Wednesday, November 14, 2012                                 The Annual St. Alert the Great Lecture -                A Quinn Family Lecture -                                      Creation and Science:  The Role of Beauty, Elegance, and Our Ultimate Destiny                    Dr. Peter Kilpatrick, McCloskey Dean of Engineering,
University of Notre Dame

 

Wednesday, September 28, 2011:

   The Changing Words of Our Worship:
       Opportunities and Challenges
           of the New Roman Missal
   J. Michael McMahon, D. Min., President,
       National Association of Pastoral Musicians


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Entrance faces St. Dominic Chapel
Phone: (401) 865-2870
Fax: (401) 865-2880
 

Fr. R. Gabriel Pivarnik, O.P., S.T.D., Director

During the academic year, the Cen​ter for Catholic and Dominican Studies is open from 8:30 a.m​. until 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Friday. Outside the academic year, the Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies is open from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Friday.

 
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Calendar of Events:   Fall Semester 2014

 
 
SEPTEMBER
 
Thursday, September 11
A Campus Conversation:
Let Justice Flow Like a River:
The Implications of Christian Justice in a Global Society
Fr. R. Gabriel Pivarnik, O.P., Vice President for Mission and Ministry
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 4:00 p.m.
All are invited; light refreshments served
 
Tuesday, September 16
Darling:  A Spiritual Autobiography
Richard Rodriguez, Writer
Ruane Center 105, 5:00 p.m.
All are invited; light refreshments served
Co-sponsored with the Office of Institutional Diversity
 
Tuesday, September 23
Pope Francis and the Message of Inclusion
Dr. Maria Teresa Dávila, Andover Newton Theological Seminary
Location TBD, 4:30 p.m.
All are invited; light refreshments served                                           
Co-sponsored with the Office of Institutional Diversity
 
Tuesday, September 23, 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 24, 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 25, 7:00 p.m.
Abroad for Christ in the Company of St. Dominic:
Presentations by Summer 2014 Smith Fellows
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies
Open to all; light refreshments served
 
Monday, September 29 – Friday, October 3
International Education Week
Sponsored by the Center for Institutional Studies
 
Tuesday, September 30
The Intricate Nature of Justice:
Bolivia as a Case Study in Catholic Social Thought
Dr. Terence McGoldrick, Assistant Professor of Theology
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 12:00 noon
All are invited; light luncheon served; reservations encouraged, x-2870
Co-sponsored with the Center for International Studies
 
Tuesday, September 30
Fr. Philip A. Smith, O.P, Student Fellowship Program for Study and Service Abroad
Information Session for Summer 2015 Fellowships
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 7:00 p.m.
Open to sophomores and juniors; light refreshments served
 
OCTOBER
 
Wednesday, October 1 – Friday, November 14
Exhibit:  Arte Brasileira de Deus:
Catholic Artistry and Religion in Brazil
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies
Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday, October 1, 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 2, 7:00 p.m.
Fr. Philip A. Smith, O.P, Student Fellowship Program for Study and Service Abroad
Information Session for Summer 2014 Fellowships
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies
Open to sophomores and juniors; light refreshments served
 
Saturday, October 4—St. Dominic Weekend
Abroad for Christ in the Company of St. Dominic
Reflections by Summer 2014 Fr. Philip A. Smith, O.P, Fellows
Ruane Center, Room TBD, 3:00 p.m.
Open to all
 
NOVEMBER
 
Thursday, November 13   
Science and Religion in Latin America
Dr. Ignacio Silva, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 4:00 p.m.
All are invited; light refreshments served
 
Tuesday, November 18
The Annual St. Albert the Great Lecture
The Quinn Family Lecture Series
Health, Medicine, and Spirituality:
The God Factor in Human Wellness
Fr. Christopher J. Renz, O.P., Academic Dean,
Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, Berkeley, CA
Aquinas Hall Lounge, 4:00 p.m.
Reception to follow in the Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies
           
DECEMBER
 
Monday, December 1 –Thursday, January 15
Exhibit:  The Franciscans and the Christmas Crèche
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies
Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
 
Friday – Sunday, December 5 – 7
St. Nicholas of Myra Conference on Catholic Social Thought:        
Catholic Social Thought: Relevance Reconsidered
Keynote Speakers: Dr. Simona Beretta, Professor of International Economics,
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy, and
Dr. James Kelly, Clinical Professor of Law,
University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN
For more information, please contact the Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies at x-2870 or ccds@providence.edu
 
 
 
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