Tag Archives: ecumenism

Christians called to glorify God with one voice

By Sebastian Harries For the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, The Lay Centre co-organised a talk by the biblical scholar and Anglican Bishop N.T. Wright and a service of ecumenical evening prayer. The event took place at the Centro … Continue reading

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Young people ‘indispensable’ in building peace

Lay Centre resident Lailatul Fitriyah, a Muslim student from Indonesia, offered her reflections on peace building at a luncheon at The Lay Centre, with more than a dozen Ambassadors to the Holy See. The 14 January luncheon also served to inaugurate The Lay … Continue reading

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Join in prayer for Christian unity on January 21

On the occasion of the 2016 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, the Centro Pro Unione and The Lay Centre will host an afternoon of prayer and reflection on Thursday, 21 January at 4:30 p.m. The Rt. Rev. Prof. N.T. Wright will speak … Continue reading

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Alumni Focus: Service in education

Author, professor, dean: Lay Centre alumna Dr Dianne Traflet has developed a reputable career in the academia. Currently, Dr Traflet is the associate dean of graduate studies and administration at Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J., in the United … Continue reading

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Miss Galema, dear friend, called home to God

On a dark night, Kindled in love with yearnings–oh, happy chance!– I went forth without being observed, My house being now at rest.                                   … Continue reading

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Involve Muslims in Jubilee of Mercy, says cardinal

The Catholic Church’s upcoming Jubilee will proceed as planned and will welcome Muslims in the yearlong celebration of God’s endless mercy, said Cardinal Pietro Parolin in an interview with La Croix, following the terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November. For Muslims, … Continue reading

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Lay Centre Offers New Language and Culture Program

The Lay Centre will be inaugurating an Italian language and culture program, Buongiorno Roma!, on 1 September—though students are encouraged to arrive 31 August. Dr Donna Orsuto, The Lay Centre’s director, provides some details and information about this exciting new course … Continue reading

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