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Co-curricular Activities 2013-14

Center for Catholic Studies Program 2013-14 

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--

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

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
  • 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.

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.
  • 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.

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 23-28 
    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
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