Tag Archives: Church in the 21st Century Center

Book event for Poverty: Responding Like Jesus

Professor of Theology Ken Himes, O.F.M. and BC alumnus Conor Kelly, an assistant professor at Marquette University, will talk about poverty and Christian discipleship at an event celebrating their new book Poverty: Responding Like Jesus (Paraclete Press in cooperation with the … Continue reading

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A Church for the poor

Poverty: Responding Like Jesus is a new book from Paraclete Press and the Church in the 21st Century Center that takes a fresh look at the role of churches, and individual Christians, in relating to poverty and the poor among … Continue reading

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How to truly love yourself

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, OMI, an internationally noted speaker and writer on Catholic spirituality, will present “How to Truly Love Yourself” on March 15 at 5:30 p.m. in McGuinn Auditorium. Fr. Rolheiser writes a regular column syndicated in nearly 100 newspapers worldwide. He is the … Continue reading

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The assassination of Sister Maura

Author Eileen Markey will discuss her book, A Radical Faith: The Assassination of Sister Maura, on Feb. 22 at 4:30 p.m. in McGuinn Auditorium. A Radial Faith follows the life of Sister Maura Clarke, one of four U.S. churchwomen murdered by a … Continue reading

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The Francis pontificate

Richard Gaillardetz, Joseph Professor of Catholic Systematic Theology, will present “The Francis Pontificate: Historical Anomaly or the Beginning of a Postmodern Papacy?” on Nov. 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. He will talk about whether or not the first Jesuit … Continue reading

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Working for a better world

President & CEO of Catholic Relief Services Carolyn Y. Woo will present “Working for a Better World: The Story of Catholic Relief Services and Carolyn Woo,” on Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. in Gasson 100. Woo joined Catholic Relief Services, … Continue reading

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On Thomas Merton

One hundred years after his birth, Thomas Merton is as relevant as ever. During his U.S. visit, Pope Francis cited the Trappist monk as one of four great Americans to emulate. School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor Colleen M. Griffith will present “Thomas … Continue reading

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