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A time to reflect on the present and to recalibrate for the future

Thirty years in Rome, the “Eternal City,” does not seem like a long time, and yet we at The Lay Centre are taking time to mark this anniversary. For us, it is an opportunity to remember the past, to reflect … Continue reading

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Pilgrims explore God’s mercy in Rome

By A.J. Boyd ROME — Characteristic of The Lay Centre’s international programming, the centre’s 30th-anniversary pilgrimage, “God’s Mercy Endures Forever,” engaged Rome as a classroom and as a font for spiritual growth and renewal. The 10-15 July pilgrimage came on … Continue reading

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Seminar inspires ways for interreligious dialogue on campus

By Anastassiya Perevezentseva ROME — Lehigh University Rome interns had a chance to assist in the organization of the seminar, “Full, Conscious and Active: Lay Participation in the Church’s Dialogue with the World,” co-sponsored by the College Theology Society and The … Continue reading

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Comprehensive seminar reflects on role of laypeople

By A.J. Boyd ROME — Taking their cue from Sacrosanctum Concilium, the first document published by the Second Vatican Council, the College Theology Society (CTS) and The Lay Centre co-sponsored an academic seminar, from 6 to 9 July, on the … Continue reading

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Alumni mark 30th anniversary, dialogue about future

By A.J. Boyd ROME — As part of The Lay Centre’s 30th-anniversary celebrations during this Holy Year of Mercy, three interwoven events in July — an alumni reunion, an academic seminar and a pilgrimage — highlighted the past, present, and … Continue reading

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Alumni reunion teaches many lessons

By Paige Pagan As the Lay Centre’s 30th-anniversary alumni reunion comes to a close, I realize I have learned many lessons. Of course, I met all new faces, as this is my first summer interning at The Lay Centre. Therefore, I … Continue reading

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Justice and mercy in Christian and Muslim traditions

By Filipe Domingues ROME — Some might think that justice and mercy are contrary to each other. However, Christian and Muslim sacred scriptures show the opposite to be true. Reflections on the topic were presented on 3 May, during a conference … Continue reading

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