Tag Archives: Alumni Highlights

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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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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Lay Centre alum works to found centre for marriage and family

By Laura Ieraci MONTREAL — Lay Centre alumna Katerine Perrault is working to found a new centre to support marriage and family in Canada. A native of Montreal, Perrault lived at The Lay Centre (2012-2014) while studying at the John … Continue reading

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A buddhist nun shares in Lay Centre life

My name is Sayalay Sandardikar and I am a Buddhist nun from the Burmese Theravada Tradition. I spend much of my time in Myanmar meditating and studying the Buddhist texts, but I also enjoy engaging in interreligious dialogue with the … Continue reading

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Alum focuses research on modern slavery

Michael M. Canaris, PhD, Loyola University Chicago, is a Lay Centre alumnus, who just earned his postdoctoral licentiate in sacred theology, specializing in ecumenism, from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas, more commonly referred to as the Angelicum. His tesina (a lengthy required … Continue reading

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Robert White defends his doctoral thesis at the Pontifical Gregorian University

On Thursday, 10 November, our good friend, alumnus  and co-worker Robert White had his doctoral defense in Sacred Theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University. With a thesis entitled, “Gregory the Great and the Councils of the Church: Shaping of the Tradition”, Robert successfully concluded his research after … Continue reading

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