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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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Like Lazarus we all have a name

Ash Wednesday officially starts Lent, a period of 40 days that precedes Easter in the Christian calendar. Christians who observe Lent use it as a time for prayer and penance and preparation for the celebration of Christ’s resurrection. By observing Lent, … Continue reading

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Astronomy & God: An interview with director of Vatican Observatory

CHICAGO — Renowned astronomer and director of the Vatican Observatory Brother Guy Consolmagno is the main speaker at this year’s Lay Centre benefit evening at Georgetown Visitation, located in Washington, D.C., Jan. 30. The American Jesuit brother will speak on the … Continue reading

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Archbishop Roche and Dr. Carlo-Stella visit The Lay Centre

The Lay Centre welcomed two guests from the Vatican on 18 January, our last Wednesday community evening in the first semester of the academic year 2016-2017. Archbishop Arthur Roche, Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, and … Continue reading

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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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Welcoming the Stranger

Vincent Pallotti Institute  Spring Lecture Series – 2017 Thursday mornings 9:30 – 12:00 at The Lay Centre February 16 – Welcoming the Stranger: Biblical Perspective Edmund Power, OSB, former Abbot of St. Paul Outside the Walls (2005-2015) Donna Orsuto, Director, … 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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