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“What is Mysticism and is it for every Christian?”

  Save the date: Saturday – January 21, 2017 at The Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas A lecture with Prof. Bernard McGinn, Ph.D. He is a Naomi Shenstone Donnelley Professor Emeritus of Historical Theology and of the History of Christianity in the Divinity … Continue reading

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University of St Thomas freshmen explore social teachings

by A. J. Boyd ROME — Every freshman at the University of St. Thomas (Houston, TX) is expected to participate in a Freshman symposium during their first year of university studies, focusing on some part of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, … Continue reading

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Summer program at The Lay Centre

ROME — On the occasion of our 30th anniversary, The Lay Centre is pleased to offer a special one-week program on the Jubilee of Mercy in Rome this summer. The theme of the program held, from 10 July to 16 … Continue reading

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Opening doors to a new reality of dialogue

ROME – The Lay Centre welcomed Father John Keating, O.Carm, who presided a Mass of Thanksgiving with the student community for the end of the academic year. He said The Lay Centre offers a place in the modern world to meet … Continue reading

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Mercy in the Hebrew Bible

The Lay Centre is pleased to present two more videos of the special six-week program for the Jubilee Year this spring, called “Mercy Beyond Boundaries.” This video features the first lecture by Professor Yair Zakovitch from Hebrew University, speaking on the theme, … Continue reading

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Mercy in Muslim Scriptures

The Lay Centre is pleased to continue the video series of our special six-week program for the Jubilee Year, “Mercy Beyond Boundaries.” This video features the two lectures by Professor Lejla Demiri from Centre for Islamic Theology, Tübingen University. She spoke … Continue reading

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Lay Centre welcomes Muslim students for weeklong program

By Matthew Doeing This past weekend The Lay Centre welcomed students from Cambridge Muslim College in the United Kingdom and Tübingen University in Germany, who are part of the “Christians and Muslims in Dialogue” program. This program, conducted annually and co-ordinated among … Continue reading

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