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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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‘Unprecedented’ event urges church leaders to be bold evangelizers

By Laura Ieraci About 3,500 Catholic leaders, more than 150 bishops and 300-plus priests participated in an “unprecedented” national event in the life of the U.S. church last month. The “Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel in … Continue reading

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Leadership expert urges laity to present themselves for action

By Laura Ieraci The proliferation of programs offering formation in church leadership in the United States is a “good sign” and a huge shift from when laywoman Kerry Robinson began with Leadership Roundtable 12 years ago. Founded by Geoff Boisi, … Continue reading

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Living Christian Joy Daily: Everyone’s Call

The Lay Centre recently hosted a small dinner event to celebrate the publication of Living Christian Joy Daily: Everyone’s Call – Essays from Rome by the Libreria Editrice Vaticana.  The small volume was edited by Profs. Donna Orsuto and Michael … Continue reading

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World Refugee Day: Welcoming the Stranger from a Biblical Perspective

ROME — On World Refugee Day, June 20, The Lay Centre joins in solidarity with the international community and presents short video highlights from a special public series it held this past spring, called “Welcoming the Stranger.” The series addressed … Continue reading

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World Refugee Day: Sacred Art and the Refugee

ROME — On World Refugee Day, June 20, The Lay Centre joins in solidarity with the international community and presents short video highlights from a special public series it held this past spring, called “Welcoming the Stranger.” The series addressed … Continue reading

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Welcoming the stranger: Meeting virtually, Loving virtually

As part of the Vincent Pallotti Institute Spring Lecture series on “Welcoming the Stranger,” The Lay Centre organized a morning discussion about virtual life and its consequences for human relationships. The speakers were Jesuit Father Peter Lah, professor of communications at the Pontifical Gregorian … Continue reading

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