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CORE Events and Recordings

The University CORE sponsors and co-sponsors many important talks and events throughout the year. All deal, in one way or another, with the Catholic Intellectual Tradition in connection with other perspectives, engaging the world, and questions of value and meaning.

Dorothy Day: A Saint for our Times

November 2, 2023
Jeffry Korgen, who has worked for many years on Dorothy Day’s cause for canonization, shared her inspiring story.

Romero-King Vigil on the University Green

April 4, 2023
Every year, the University CORE holds an annual week and a half celebrating the lives and commemorating the deaths of Saint Oscar Romero and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This vigil on the green culminated the event this past spring of 2023.

Achieving Just Mercy

November 15, 2022
The CORE joined with the Law School in a follow-up to our presentation last year by Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy, with guests from the legal system, sharing their experiences. A panel of experts explored some of the themes in Just Mercy: unjust sentencing, particularly of under-age convicts; the potential to turn one's life around; and the importance of mercy.

The Lutheran Reformation Perspective

November 9, 2022
William Rusch, Ph.D., Lutheran minister and professor from Yale Divinity School, shared a unique view on reformer Martin Luther.

Inter Religious Panel on Suffering and Healing

April 2022
A panel of Seton Hall scholars discussed the perspective on suffering and healing from four faith traditions: Christian, Jewish, Hindu and Muslim.

Dante Re Interpreted

November 2021
The University’s award-winning Brownson Speech and Debate team presented "Dante and the Good Life: Dante Reinterpreted," in which students performed renditions of passages from Dante’s "Divine Comedy."