Tag Archives: The Lay Centre

Living Christian Joy Daily: Everyone’s Call

The Lay Centre recently hosted a small dinner event to celebrate the publication of Living Christian Joy Daily: Everyone’s Call – Essays from Rome by the Libreria Editrice Vaticana.  The small volume was edited by Profs. Donna Orsuto and Michael … Continue reading

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Exploring treasures of Italy through academic study

With the help of The Lay Centre and Loyola University Chicago’s John Felice Rome Center, the Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University brought 16 graduate students from various degree programs and a few guests to Rome for two academic … Continue reading

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A buddhist nun shares in Lay Centre life

My name is Sayalay Sandardikar and I am a Buddhist nun from the Burmese Theravada Tradition. I spend much of my time in Myanmar meditating and studying the Buddhist texts, but I also enjoy engaging in interreligious dialogue with the … 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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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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Lay Centre marks anniversary in Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Friends of The Lay Centre gathered in Washington, D.C., Feb. 1, to mark the 30th anniversary of the institute. The benefit evening, hosted at Georgetown Visitation, underlined the growth of The Lay Centre’s mission and its international reach … Continue reading

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A special series for the Jubilee of Mercy

ROME — God’s mercy “goes beyond the confines of the Church” and “relates” Christianity to Judaism and Islam, which understand mercy as one of God’s most important attributes, said Pope Francis in proclaiming the Holy Year of Mercy currently underway. Building … Continue reading

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