Monthly Archives: February 2012

Inaugural Pope John Paul II lecture

Rev. John T. Pawlikowski, OSM, a leading figure in Christian-Jewish dialogue worldwide, will present “Pope John Paul II on Christian-Jewish Relations: His Legacy, Our Challenges” on Mar. 1 at 5 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. Fr. Pawlikowski … Continue reading

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‘Rock star’ poet Billy Collins

Called “the most popular poet in America” by the New York Times, Billy Collins has published eight collections of poetry, including his most recent, Horoscopes for the Dead. His poetry has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review and … Continue reading

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Why be baptized?

Liturgical scholar John Baldovin, S.J., a professor in the School of Theology and Ministry, will discuss “Why Be Baptized in the Catholic Church?” on Feb. 23 at 5:30 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. Fr. Baldovin is the … Continue reading

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Book review: Over the Waterfall

Founders Professor of Theology James F. Keenan, S.J., has written a book review in America magazine of Over the Waterfall by fellow moral theologian Marilyn Martone, which details her journey caring and advocating for her brain-injured daughter. “The wisdom in … Continue reading

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Boomers in the Peace Corps

In 2008, Boston College alumnus Dr. Christopher Doran (Class of 1968) and his wife left behind the comforts of America to volunteer for the Peace Corps. They spent two years in Botswana, which has the second highest incidence of HIV … Continue reading

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Wondrous life

Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz, author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, will speak on Feb. 15 in the Yawkey Center’s Murray Function at  7 p.m. In addition to the Pulitzer, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao … Continue reading

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Vocation in Autismland

Author James T. Fisher will discuss  “A ‘Fallen-Away’ Catholic’s Monastic Vocation in Autismland” on Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. in Devlin 101. Fisher is a professor of theology at Fordham University and an autism advocate. His research interests include the … Continue reading

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