Thursday, September 20, 2012

Road trip this weekend? Vatican II: Teaching and Understanding the Council after 50 years

Vatican II:
Teaching and Understanding the Council After 50 Years

September 20-22, 2012
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul Minnesota

Registration for the conference is closed but all keynote speaker's talks are free and open to the public

Thursday, September 20, 2012 -  7:30 PM
Anderson Student Center Woulfe Alumni Hall North
Rev. John O’Malley, S.J., Ph.D.
Vatican II:  Its Aims and Trajectories

Friday, September 21, 2012 – 7:30 PM
O’Shaughnessy Education Center Auditorium
Rev. Jan Michael Joncas, S.L.D., S.L.L.
Sacrosanctum Concilium and its
Reception: A Key to the Interpretation
of the Second Vatican Council

Saturday, September 22, 2012 – 9:00 AM
Anderson Student Center Woulfe Alumni Hall North
Sr. Maureen Sullivan, O.P., Ph.D.
Memory and Reform: Vatican II Today –
Fifty Years Later

Saturday, September 22, 2012 – 10:45 AM
Anderson Student Center Woulfe Alumni Hall North
Sr. Katarina Schuth, O.S.F., Ph.D.
Teaching Vatican II in Theological Schools: 
Implications for Pastoral Ministry

Please join us in the celebration of mass with Archbishop Flynn, Friday, September 21 at 5:00 PM in St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

College a recent grad

Look what I found on the NET Ministries blog!  How to make healthy choices in college by Eric Duffy, SMU PYM grad '10. Eric is a youth minister at St. Thomas Becket Catholic Community in Eagan, MN.

Friday, September 7, 2012

What is Ignatian Spirituality anyway?

Those of you who are discerning next steps in life may have heard of Ignatian spirituality. St. Ignatius of Loyola is commonly seen as the having paved the theology of discernment through prayer, and there is a video series on Ignatian Spirituality being created by the Irish Jesuits. The first one is below, and others are at the link at the bottom of the post. This is a painless and interesting way to learn about an approach to spirituality many people have found life-changing. Enjoy!

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Vineyard Colloquium cancelled for Sept 17th

Our apologies: Sr. Arlene Flaherty had to cancel, but we do plan to have her on campus later in the year.