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Lay Centre alumnus receives doctorate in philosophy

By Samantha Lin ROME — Lay Centre alumnus David Angeles Garnica came to Rome in early October to defend his doctoral thesis in philosophy titled, “El caballo negro del Phaedrus. Demostrar, mostrar y armonizar el conflicto del alma” (“The Black … Continue reading

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Peripheries in our Lives – VPI Autumn Series 2017

The Lay Centre is delighted to have Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi open our VPI Autumn Series “Peripheries in our Lives” on Thursday, 19 October 2017. Born in 1948, Archbishop Ntahoturi became Archbishop Primate of the Province of the Anglican Church of Burundi … Continue reading

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Hebrew University students share ‘unforgettable experience’

by Samantha Lin ROME — Eleven Hebrew University students participated in The Lay Centre’s “Buongiorno Roma” program last month. The students, many of whom are majoring in Italian or linguistics, engaged in 80 formal hours of Italian class — just … Continue reading

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From lasagna to marriage, visitors discuss vocations

By Samantha Lin ROME – Although the academic year has not yet begun for most students at The Lay Centre, there are already students hard at work in Rome. The Lay Centre hosted one such group of American study abroad … Continue reading

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Autumn Lecture Series – 2017

  The Lay Centre invites you for the Vincent Pallotti Institute’s Autumn Lecture Series – 2017, a special six-week series, starting 19 October, called “Peripheries in our lives”, welcoming : Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi, Director, Anglican Centre in Rome and the … Continue reading

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Looking beyond ourselves, the “Peripheries in Our Lives”

By Donna Orsuto    “Look at the stars more often. When something weighs on your soul, look at the stars or the blue sky. When you feel sad, when they offend you, when things do not work out…. go out into the open air … Continue reading

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Lay Centre alum publishes new book

Emil Anton is a Lay Centre alumnus and a PhD candidate in theology from Finland. He just published his latest book, titled “More Catholic Than You Thought – Travels in Time to the History of Finland.” The book covers Finnish history, from the 12th … Continue reading

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