College of Arts & Sciences

Center for Catholic Studies Program 2014-15

Including the Bernard J. Lonergan Institute, the G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture, and the Micah Institute for Business and Economics
--in association with The Celtic Theatre--

Winter/Spring 2015

January 22

  • Ethics and Economics Forum, co-sponsored by the Micah Institute for Business and Economics, the Bernard J. Lonergan Institute, and the Department of Religion.

January 29

  • Guest lecture by Prof. Jeremy Wilkins of the Lonergan Research Institute, "Who is Jesus of Nazareth? Insights from Bernard Lonergan," co-sponsored by the Center for Catholic Studies, the Immaculate Conception Seminary, the School of Theology and the William J. Toth Endowed Professorship
Faculty Seminars facilitated by Msgr. Richard Liddy, sponsored by the Center for Vocation and Servant Leadership:
  • The University Seminar on Mission: Msgr. Richard Liddy facilitating
  • Advanced University Seminar on Mission: Praxis Program, co-sponsors, "GEM Fellows", Cohort 3

Ongoing throughout Semester:

  • Woodstock Business Conference/ Seton Hall Chapter on-line resources, January – May
  • Catholic Health East Leadership Ministry Academy program for health care professionals, Cohorts 3 and 4
  • Micah Stillman Seminars for Business Leadership Students, Stillman School of Business, undergraduate sessions

Summer 2015

May TBD

  • Annual Summer Faculty Seminar

May 19-25

  • Bi-annual Faculty Retreat in Rome, for GEM Fellows

July 20 - August 2 

  • Newman Association of America – Annual Conference at Seton Hall

Past Events:

Fall 2014

September - October

  • Exhibit in Walsh Gallery, "Chesterton and Freedom"

September 18

  • Conference on "The Chesterton Institute: 'Tis Forty Years Since", McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Fr. Ian Boyd, speaker

September 25

  • Ethics and Economics Forum, sponsored by the Department of Religion; the Micah Institute and Bernard J. Lonergan Institute of the Center for Catholic Studies.

October 2

  • Fr. Ian Boyd Guest Lecture on Chesterton, sponsored by the Department of Catholic Studies at Seton Hall

October 3, 4

  • Msgr. Richard Liddy facilitating retreat at Boston College on Lonergan and Healthcare 

October 13-17

  • G.K. Chesterton Institute Conference: " Chesterton, Distributism and Poland", Speakers: Fr. Ian Boyd & Dr. Dermot Quinn,  Warsaw, Poland, Co-sponsored by the American Institute of Polish Culture, the University of Warsaw and the Office of the Archbishop of Warsaw

October 29

  • WBC/ Micah Institute Guest Lecture: Dr. Andrea Bartoli on "Blessed are the Peacemakers: Our Obligations as Business Persons in a World at War," 6:30 p.m. in Diplomacy Room, McQuaid Hall.
  • Ethics and Economics Forum, sponsored by the Department of Religion; the Micah Institute and Bernard J. Lonergan Institute of the Center for Catholic Studies.

November 7 - 9

  • Newman Association of American conference, Paris, France, The Relevance of Newman in a Christian and Post-Christian World, Msgr. Richard Liddy speaking.

December 2

  • Ethics and Economics Forum, sponsored by the Department of Religion; the Micah Institute and Bernard J. Lonergan Institute of the Center for Catholic Studies.

December 4

  • Guest Lecture by Dr. Cheryl Picard, Carleton University, Insight Approach to Conflict and Insight Mediation," co-sponsored with the Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution, School of Diplomacy

November - December, TBD

  • G.K. Chesterton Institute Conference, "40 Years of the G.K. Chesterton Institute", London, England

Faculty Seminars facilitated by Msgr. Richard Liddy, sponsored by the Center for Vocation and Servant Leadership:

  • Integrating Wisdom: Advanced Seminar on Mission Series: October 1, 8, 22; November 5, 19
  • The University Seminar on Mission: September29, November 10
  • Praxis Pilot Program, "GEM Fellows" co-sponsors: ongoing implementation and peer support groups throughout Fall semester.

Ongoing throughout Semester:

  • Spanish Mass -12:30 pm in Boland Hall Chapel – First Thursday each month, starting October, co-sponsored with Campus Ministry
  • Woodstock Business Conference/ Seton Hall Chapter on-line resources, Sept - May
  • Catholic Health East Leadership Ministry Academy program for health care professionals
  • Micah Leadership Seminars for Stillman School of Business, graduate student sessions.
  • Micah Leadership Seminars for School of Diplomacy, leadership and administration sessions.

Spring 2014

January 4

  • Msgr. Richard Liddy Guest Lecture,  Ave Maria University: "Method in Theology and in Business."

January 28

  • G.K. Chesterton Institute- Guest Lecture for Department of Catholic Studies, "G.K. Chesterton and Distributism",by Fr. Ian Boyd.

Spring semester and Spring Break 2014:  March 8 – 15, 2014

  • Study Abroad course/trip: Foundations of Christian Culture: Rome, 3 credits, 19 students, sponsored for the Department of Catholic Studies.

March 27

  • William J. Toth Endowed Visiting Professorship guest lecture, "Seeking and Dwelling:  A Study of Four Spiritual Journeys," by Prof. Michael McCarthy, Vassar  College 

March 29

  • G.K. Chesterton Institute Program on Chesterton's Canonization, London, England, co-sponsored with Chesterton In the Chilterns, Prof. Dermot Quinn, speaker

April 1

  • Dramatic reading of J. H. Newman's "A Parting of Friends" by Professor James McGlone, SHU, and commentary.
April 3
  • Guest Lecture: "Newman and the Idea of Sanctity," by Edward Short, author, and commentary.

April 9

  • Bernard J. Lonergan Institute Webinar Series Lonergan on Economics, "Cosmopolis and Economy: Toward a Critical Human Science of Macroeconomics."

Ongoing Faculty Seminars facilitated by Msgr. Richard Liddy, sponsored by the Center for Vocation and Servant Leadership:

  • The University Seminar on Mission: Msgr. Richard Liddy facilitating, Jan. 27; Feb. 3, 10, 24; March 3, 17, 24.
  • Advanced University Seminar on Mission: PraxisProgram, "GEM Fellows" , Cohort 2: January 31, Feb. 14 and 28, March 21and April 4, co-sponsored with the Center for Catholic Studies.

Ongoing throughout Semester:

  • Co-sponsorship of lectures series, the Department of Catholic Studies. See www.shu.edu/go/dcs.

  • Guest lectures by Msgr. Richard Liddy in undergraduate classes of Stillman School of Business Professors Yoon, Cordo and McCarthy, on "Business in a Catholic University." 

  • Bernard Lonergan Insight Reading Group.

  • Woodstock Business Conference/Seton Hall Chapter monthly meetings, January – May.
  • Catholic Health East Leadership Ministry Academy program for health care professionals, Cohort 2, with SHU Faculty, February 18,19 and June 10-11.

  • Micah Seminars for Business Leadership Students, Stillman School of Business, undergraduate sessions.

 

Summer 2014

May 6

  • Advanced Seminar on Mission, Praxis Program - Summer Workshop 1, with Center for Vocation and Servant Leadership

May 20, 21, 22

  • Annual Faculty Summer Seminar, "Transforming Conflict Through Insight", with Prof. Ken Melchin, St. Paul University, Ottawa.
  • Bernard J. Lonergan Institute Webinar Series Lonergan on Economics , "Analyzing the Socio-Economic Development of the Basque Country: Some Promising Directions and Further Questions".

May 24

  • G.K. Chesterton Institute – Guest Lecture on "Chesterton and Distributism" by Fr. Ian Boyd and Prof. Dermot Quinn, Rome, Italy, co-sponsored with La Civita Cattolica, Bomba Carta and Rubettino Publishers.

May 27 

  • G.K. Chesterton Institute - Guest Lecture on "Chesterton and Distributism" by Fr. Ian Boyd and Prof. Dermot Quinn, University of Malta.

June 13

  • Center for Catholic Studies Guest Lecture: "A Conversation with Prof. Neil Ormerod", Australian Catholic University.

June  20-27

  • Sponsored 3 faculty members who attended the annual Collegium, A Colloquy on Faith and Intellectual Life, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA.  

August 18

  • Advanced Seminar on Mission, Praxis Program Summer Workshop 2, with Center for Vocation and Servant Leadership 

 

Ongoing Publications

2013 Programs

Summer 2013:

May 20

  • GK Chesterton Institute guest lecture by Fr. Ian Ker, "Chesterton and Humor."

May 21 - 23

  • Annual Faculty Summer Seminar - "Newman's Idea of the University Today", with Kevin Mongrain Ph.D.

May 24 - 26

  • Fr. Ian Boyd Lecture: "C. S. Lewis & G. K. Chesterton: Kindred Spirits in influence and parallels", at the Sixth Annual C. S. Lewis Symposium, Inklings Germany;  Bischofliche Akademie des Bistums Aachen, Aachen, Germany

June 2 - 8

  • Faculty Retreat in Rome, co-sponsored with the Center for Vocation and Servant Leadership, at the Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas

June 28 - 29

  • Bernard Lonergan Institute International Conference at the Catholic Chaplaincy, Oxford University, co-sponsored with the Maryvale Institute, Birmingham, UK.

July 11

  • August 1, 2013 – World Youth Day, Brasil, sponsoring student scholarships

July 22, August 1

  • "Value Ethics"- Summer faculty seminar pre-workshop

August 18 – 24

  • GK Chesterton Institute at 2013 Rimini Meeting, Rimini, Italy:  Chesterton Exhibit and "Man Alive" Stage Production

August 19 - 22

  • "Value Ethics" Faculty Summer Seminar II /Praxis Pilot Seminar with Brian Cronin, SJ

Fall 2013

 

Faculty Seminars facilitated by Msgr. Richard Liddy, sponsored by the Center for Vocation and Servant Leadership:

  • Integrating Wisdom:  Advanced Seminar on Mission Series, Sept. 26, Oct.10 and 24, Nov. 7 and 21 - led by Msgr. Richard Liddy:
  • The University Seminar on Mission: Oct. 2 and Nov 6, led by Msgr. Richard Liddy
  • Praxis Pilot Program, co-sponsors:  ongoing implementation and peer support groups throughout Fall semester.

September 26

  • GK Chesterton Institute lecture: The Daily Chesterton – Chesterton at the Daily News, with Fr. Ian Boyd and Dale Ahlquist, co-sponsored with the American Bible Society.

October 19

  • GK Chesterton Institute Conference: Newman and Chesterton in Paris, France

November 9

  • GK Chesterton Institute Conference: Chesterton: The Legendary Teacher  in Salem, Oregon

Ongoing throughout Semester

  • Bernard J. Lonergan Institute:  Reading Insight, Faculty reading group, meets twice monthly.
  • Lectures co-sponsored with the Department of Catholic Studies. See www.shu.edu/go/dcs
  • Woodstock Business Conference/Seton Hall Chapter monthly meetings, Sept - May
  • Catholic Health East Leadership Ministry Academy programfor health care professionals
  • Micah Stillman Seminars for Business Leadership Students, Stillman School of Business, graduate sessions. 

First Thursday of each month

  • Spanish Mass - 12:30 p.m. in Boland Hall Chapel - co-sponsored with Campus Ministry.
Contact Us

Center for Catholic Studies
(973) 275-2525
(973) 275-2175
Fax (973) 275-2594
catholicstudies@shu.edu
Walsh Library Rm. 429

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