Thursday, April 11, 2013

Celebration of Scholarship: Theology presentations

April 12, 2013.  See you there!

Saint Mary’s Hall Room 202

1. Brune, Lorelle. “Solidarity in the Social Theology of Pope John Paul II”
Project focuses on the development of solidarity as a principle in Catholic social thought, specifically through the theology of Pope John Paul II.

2. Pysh, Matthew. “Deacons and Sacraments”
Presentation discusses the role of deacons in the Early Church, Vatican II, and new theologies forming for deacons today, especially in terms of sacraments.

Saint Mary’s Hall Room 202

1. McNamara, Catherine. “The Historical Development and Function of a Roman Catholic Cardinal”
Paper focuses on how the role of Cardinal developed through time and addresses the importance of the Cardinal in the hierarchy within the institutional structure of the Church.

2. Boris, Michelle. “Sacred Secrets: The Seal of Confession in Ecclesial and Civil Law"
A theological exploration of ecclesial and civil law jurisprudence pertaining to the sacramental seal of Confession in the Roman Catholic tradition.

Also, one of our Theology minors is presenting in Philosophy:

Saint Mary’s Hall Room 134

1. Cooling, Hannah. “Freedom for the Human Person”
Argument: If man is working always for his betterment, found in objective good, then he will be more free the closer to objective perfection he gets.