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Mysticism in daily life: an interview with Bernard McGinn

CHICAGO — Renowned author and professor of spirituality Bernard McGinn will give a lecture at The Lay Centre on the theme, “What Is Mysticism and Is it for every Christian?” He agreed to this brief interview for our blog ahead … Continue reading

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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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Fr James Martin speaks about Jesus to millennials at The Lay Centre

By Tommaso Bacci ROME — The difference between a so called “Christology from above” and a “Christology from below” could make smoke come out of the ears of some young Catholics. Yet, a Jesuit could talk about a real and divine Jesus for … Continue reading

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The Lay centre #GivingTuesday

  Dear Friends, This year, on Tuesday, November 29, The Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas is participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving. For the past 30 years, The Lay Centre has been forming lay Catholics in the … Continue reading

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Robert White defends his doctoral thesis at the Pontifical Gregorian University

On Thursday, 10 November, our good friend, alumnus  and co-worker Robert White had his doctoral defense in Sacred Theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University. With a thesis entitled, “Gregory the Great and the Councils of the Church: Shaping of the Tradition”, Robert successfully concluded his research after … Continue reading

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Being church in the centre of Rome

By Julianne Calzonetti On All Soul’s Day, The Lay Centre community had its weekly Mass and dinner with Father Angello Stoia, pastor of the Basilica dei Santi Apostoli, a beautiful church in the historic centre of Rome. The day’s reading was … Continue reading

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Islamic studies scholar visits The Lay Centre

By Julianne Calzonetti Arriving just as Rome felt the tremors of an earthquake that struck near Norcia, Father Christopher Clohessy quickly made an impact! The South African priest is a lecturer at the Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies (PISAI), where he … Continue reading

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