Tag Archives: Foyer Unitas

St Nicholas visits Lay Centre friends

St Nicholas and his assistants visited The Lay Centre last Saturday, 5 December, keeping an old tradition that dates back to the beginning of Foyer Unitas. There were 10 children: the youngest was 18 months old and the oldest was 14 (St Nicholas likes teenagers, too!). While … Continue reading

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Alumni News: Dr Michael Canaris joins IPS faculty at Loyola University Chicago

In the summer of 2015, Dr Michael Canaris will join the faculty of Loyola University Chicago’s Institute of Pastoral Studies (IPS) as an Assistant Professor of Ecclesiology and Systematic Theology. Canaris was a member of The Lay Centre community from 2014-2015 … Continue reading

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Building on the ecumenical legacy of Foyer Unitas

By Filipe Domingues The Lay Centre‘s ecumenical mission is its inheritance from Foyer Unitas, where The Lay Centre began, and the Dutch religious institute that operated it, the Ladies of Bethany. As well, The Lay Centre’s first location was in a building on Piazza … Continue reading

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The Lay Centre and Blessed Paul VI

Pope Francis beatified one of his predecessors, Paul VI on 19 October. This new “beato” had special links with The Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas and its mission to promote inter religious dialogue and the lay vocation. The director of … Continue reading

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