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--

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.

Winter/Spring 2015

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

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
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