Tag Archives: laity

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fuelled by social media and collaboration, and The Lay Centre is taking part!

  Celebrated on the Tuesday following the U.S. celebration of Thanksgiving — and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday — #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many Americans focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. … 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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