Tag Archives: new evangelization

Alumni Focus: Service in education

Author, professor, dean: Lay Centre alumna Dr Dianne Traflet has developed a reputable career in the academia. Currently, Dr Traflet is the associate dean of graduate studies and administration at Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J., in the United … Continue reading

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Pope: laity have key role to play in Church

Laypeople are not “second-class members” of the Church but instead are called to participate in the priestly, prophetic and kingly offices of Christ’s earthly ministry, said the pope. He said the Second Vatican Council brought “a new way of looking … Continue reading

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New series underway: ‘Joy in the Christian Life’

The Lay Centre began the winter series of its weekly lay formation program on 19 February, and will hold a Lenten retreat, 13-15 March. The program is offered through The Lay Centre’s Vincent Pallotti Institute, named for a saint who dedicated his life to the … Continue reading

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Church marks feast for ‘promoter’ of the lay vocation

By Donna Orsuto Today, the Church recalls Saint Vincent Pallotti — a trailblazer and prophetic figure in promoting the vocation and mission of the laity in the Church and in the world. Vincent Pallotti was convinced that laity are called … Continue reading

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Thursday sessions ‘to look forward to’

by Ruth Frampton I always looked forward to Thursdays! As  resident of The Lay Centre this past autumn, the weekly series of the Vincent Pallotti Institute there meant that I didn’t have to get up at the Passionists’ bell! Instead, a leisurely … Continue reading

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Vatican II and the New Evangelization

The Lay Centre is collaborating for a sixth year with former Lay Centre resident Dr. Dianne Traflet, Dean of Immaculate Conception School of Theology at Seton Hall University, to organize an open to the public program of studies, in a … Continue reading

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