Festival of Global Catholicism
Leonard Primiano, PhD, has invited Dr. Kinga Povedak of University College Cork, Ireland, to speak on, “‘Communicating Christianity’ in Communist Hungary Based on Research in the Secret Police Archives.” .
Cabrini University will host the College Theology Society Philadelphia regional meeting on October 26, 2017. The topic is Catholic higher education responses to immigrant and undocumented students in the present political climate.
In the Spring 2018, the Department of Religious Studies will host Dr. Jason King, Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, PA. He will discuss his book Faith with Benefits: Hookup Culture on Catholic Campuses (Oxford, 2017).
Wolfington Center Events:
Cultural Catholic Ministries
Mother Cabrini Centenary
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passing of Mother Cabrini, the Wolfington Center is hosting a lecture series on her legacy in the Fall of 2017. Remaining events (all material below from Tom and confirmed):
October 19, 9:15-10:15 (breakfast)
Tom Southard, Executive Director of the Wolfington Center, Cabrini University
November 7, 12:30-1:30 (lunch)
Robin Larkins (‘85), Executive Director, Curiositas, Inc.
November 29, 1:00-2:00 (lunch)
Sr. Joan McGlinchey, MSC (‘72), Vicar for Religious, Archdiocese of Chicago
“Her Educational Philosophy”
February 7, 1:00-2:00 (lunch)
Maria Williams, University College London
Fr. Bryan Massingale, Fordham University (speaking on the Black church and racial justice); Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles (Vice Chair of Bishops Conference and advocate for immigration reform) for the Mother Ursula Lecture and Cor Jesu Award.
Hosffman Ospino, Boston College (speaking on Hispanic ministries and the changing US church) accepted invitation, date TBD; Julie Hanlon Rubio, Saint Louis University (speaking on hospitality and LGBT relations in the Church) accepted invitation, April 9, 2018.