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Rome in August — extraordinary in the everyday

By Donna Orsuto Objectively Rome is hot in these days. The temperature hovers around 100 degrees Fahrenheit each day and there is no rain on the horizon anytime soon. This year, the water supply in the city is alarmingly low, … Continue reading

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Pilgrims explore God’s mercy in Rome

By A.J. Boyd ROME — Characteristic of The Lay Centre’s international programming, the centre’s 30th-anniversary pilgrimage, “God’s Mercy Endures Forever,” engaged Rome as a classroom and as a font for spiritual growth and renewal. The 10-15 July pilgrimage came on … Continue reading

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A different internship in the Eternal City

ROME  — A group of four students from Lehigh University, situated in Bethlehem, PA, arrived in Rome June 20 for a six week internship program at The Lay Centre. They will  participate in various activities at The Lay Centre, have opportunities for … 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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Hebrew University professor lectures in Rome

The Pontifical Gregorian University will host the fourth session in a lecture series, marking the 50th anniversary of the Conciliar document “Nostra Aetate” on the relationship of the Catholic Church with other religions. On Feb. 17, Professor Yair Zakovitch from the Hebrew … Continue reading

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St Thomas undergrads visit martyrs’ shrine

By Filipe Domingues A chilly Roman winter morning was just like springtime for Minnesota undergraduate students from St Thomas University, who joined members of The Lay Centre resident community in a serene visit to the basilica dedicated to Saints John and … Continue reading

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