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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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Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies

Aquinas Hall, Flirst Floor South
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:   Spring Semester 2014

 
Thursday, January 2 – Friday, January 10
CCDS Exhibit:  Christmas Crèches from Around the World
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Open to all
 
Tuesday, January 21 – Friday, March 7
CCDS Exhibit:   Friars in the Frontier
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Open to all
 
Tuesday, January 28
The Annual St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture—The Quinn Family Lecture Series:
Unlocking Divine Action
Fr. Michael J. Dodds, O.P., Professor of Philosophy and Theology,
Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, Berkeley, CA
Aquinas Hall Lounge, 4:00 p.m.
Open to all; reception to follow in the Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies
 
Tuesday, February 18
Noontime Luncheon Presentation: 
Revealing the Divine:  The Ministry and Art of Fra Angelico
Fr. R. Gabriel Pivarnik, O.P., Vice President for Mission and Ministry,
Director, Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 12:00 noon
Open to all; a light luncheon served; reservations requested
                       
Tuesday, March 4 – Mardi Gras!
Noontime Luncheon Presentation:
An Abundance of Lent:  Spirituality for the Journey
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 12:00 noon
Open to all; a not-so-light luncheon served; reservations requested
This event has been cancelled.  Other events in Lent will hopefully take its place.
 
Thursday, March 6
Theological Exchange Between Catholics and Jews:
Images of God in the Hebrew Bible
Sr. Dianne Bergant, C.S.A., The Carroll Stuhlmueller, C.S., Professor of Old Testament Studies;
Rabbi David Sandmel, The Crown Professor of Jewish Studies, Chicago Theological Union
Save the date, more details to come!
Co-sponsored with the Department of Theology
 
Monday, March 17 – Friday, May 9
CCDS Exhibit:
Light for the Church:
       A Look at the History of Dominican Sisters in the United States
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Open to all
 
Tuesday, March 25
The Annual St. Joseph Aquinas Lecture—The Quinn Family Lecture Series:
Can You Do Well While Doing Good?
Fr. Oliver F. Williams, C.S.C., Associate Professor, Management; Fellow, Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies; Director, Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business, University of Notre Dame
Aquinas Hall Lounge, 7:00 p.m.
Open to all; reception to follow in the Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies
 
Thursday, April 10
Conversations with the President
Fr. Brian J. Shanley, O.P., President
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 4:00 p.m.
Open to all; light refreshments served; reservations requested
 
April (Date to be determined)
Noontime Luncheon Presentation: 
Sacrosanctum Concilium—Fifty Years After and 150 Years Before
Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, 12:00 noon
Open to all; a light luncheon served; reservations requested
 
Wednesday, April 23
The Annual St. Catherine of Siena Lecture—The Quinn Family Lecture Series:  “I am Myself Alone”:  Shakespeare and the Human Casualty
Fr. Paul Murray, O.P., Professor of Spiritual Theology,
Pontifical Faculty of St. Thomas Aquinas (The Angelicum), Rome
Aquinas Hall Lounge, 4:00 p.m.
Open to all; reception to follow in the Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies
 
Tuesday, April 29
St. Catherine of Siena
Brought to life by Sr. Nancy Murray, O.P.
Smith Center, Ryan Concert Hall, 4:00 p.m.
Open to all
Co-sponsored with the Department of Human Resources
 
 
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