What the Popes Are Saying About the Environment What the Popes Are Saying About the Environment [ 2014 ] [ Hits:26 ]
Description:   Speakers: Sr. Damien Marie Savino, FSEDate: September 10, 2014Location: Scanlan RoomLength: 59 mins Video Link:

Five Prayers: A Testimonial on Faith and Science Five Prayers: A Testimonial on Faith and Science [ 2014 ] [ Hits:156 ]
Description: Each year the J. Michael Miller Lecture Series Lecture will sponsor an expert who has overcome the dichotomy of faith and life and risen to greatness precisely by embodying the values of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition in professional practice. T

2014 Business Ethics Conference 2014 Business Ethics Conference [ 2014 ] [ Hits:126 ]
Description: Business school deans from 23 Catholic universities gathered in Houston on March 31 for a groundbreaking business ethics conference hosted by the University of St. Thomas-Houston’s Center for Faith and Culture in collaboration with the Cameron Scho

New Peripheries for the Church New Peripheries for the Church [ 2014 ] [ Hits:89 ]
Description:  Following the announcement on February 11, 2013 that His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI would resign from the papacy, Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, assisted the Vatican during a critical period in Church history. He continues his work on behalf of the Ho

Living a Spirituality of Communion: In the thought and experience of the Focolare Movement Living a Spirituality of Communion: In the thought and experience of the Focolare Movement [ 2014 ] [ Hits:346 ]
Description:   Speakers: Bishop Michael MulveyDate: April 8, 2014Location: Scanlan Room, Jerabeck CenterLength: 76 mins Video Link:

Useless Slaughter: Pope Benedict XV's Diplomatic Efforts to End World War One Useless Slaughter: Pope Benedict XV's Diplomatic Efforts to End World War One [ 2014 ] [ Hits:133 ]
Description: Pope Benedict XV (1914-1922) was elected barely a month after the outbreak of World War One in September 1914. He was revolted by what he described as 'the useless slaughter' which the First World War brought to Europe. Consequently, throughout the w

Herakles and Achilles: The Theological Drama of the Iliad Herakles and Achilles: The Theological Drama of the Iliad [ 2014 ] [ Hits:158 ]
Description: Herakles, favorite son of Zeus, accomplishes feats that make him the great type of the hero in antiquity and elevate him into a god at his death. But in the Iliad, Homer makes Herakles the foil for the still greater glory of Achilles, son of the god

President's Town Hall Meeting President's Town Hall Meeting [ 2014 ] [ Hits:131 ]
Description:   Speakers: Dr. Robert IvanyDate: March 11, 2014Location: Scanlan Room, Jerabeck CenterLength: 50 mins Video Link:

The World is Built on Hesed: Towards a Jewish Theology of Lovingkindness The World is Built on Hesed: Towards a Jewish Theology of Lovingkindness [ 2014 ] [ Hits:154 ]
Description: According to Jewish theology, “walking in God’s ways” is the highest level a human being can reach. For the Talmudic Sages, becoming like God consists of compassion, empathy, and presence with people in moments of suffering and vulnerability.

Charity and the Great Hunger: The Kindness of Strangers Charity and the Great Hunger: The Kindness of Strangers [ 2014 ] [ Hits:178 ]
Description: Dr. Christine Kinealy, Professor of History and Director of Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute, Quinnipiac University, presents "Charity and the Great Hunger: The Kindness of Strangers." The Great Irish Famine was one of the most devastating humanita

Northern Ireland Conflict and Peace: Lessons Learned Northern Ireland Conflict and Peace: Lessons Learned [ 2013 ] [ Hits:236 ]
Description:  Speakers: Lori GallagherDate: November 14, 2013Location: Cullen HallLength: 71 mins Video Link:

President's Town Hall Meeting President's Town Hall Meeting [ 2013 ] [ Hits:199 ]
Description:   Speakers: Dr. Robert Ivany, Dr. Dominic Aquila, Dr. Poldi Tschirch, Kyna HoganDate: November 14, 2013Location: Scanlan Room, Jerabeck CenterLength: 74 mins Video Link:

Thomas Aquinas, Wisdom, and Human Dignity: Philosophy and Beyond Thomas Aquinas, Wisdom, and Human Dignity: Philosophy and Beyond [ 2013 ] [ Hits:374 ]
Description: Rev. Lawrence Dewan, OP, speaks on "Thomas Aquinas, Wisdom, and Human Dignity: Philosophy and Beyond."Each year, the Center for Thomistic Studies' Aquinas Lecture brings a distinguished member of the philosophical community to the University of St. T

Lessons Learned Through the Army's Initiatives to Combat Behavioral Challenges Lessons Learned Through the Army's Initiatives to Combat Behavioral Challenges [ 2013 ] [ Hits:292 ]
Description: Dr. Chris Ivany, Chief, Behavioral Health Division, Office of the Army Surgeon General, will discuss the Army's medical response to the wars in the last 12 years. He outlines the successess and challenges of implementing a unified system of behavior

Irish Saints in Medieval Ireland: Models of Local Spirituality Irish Saints in Medieval Ireland: Models of Local Spirituality [ 2013 ] [ Hits:305 ]
Description:  Speaker: Dr. Catherine SwiftDate: October 8, 2013Location: Ahern Room, Crooker CenterLength: 63 mins Video Link:

A Conversation on Religious Liberty A Conversation on Religious Liberty [ 2013 ] [ Hits:314 ]
Description: On Friday, Oct. 4 the The Rev. William J. Young Social Justice Institute hosted Jonathan J. Reyes, executive director of the Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops for the Annual William

Genetic Genealogy: Discussion, Debate and DNA Genetic Genealogy: Discussion, Debate and DNA [ 2013 ] [ Hits:303 ]
Description: Genealogy is the oldest known Irish academic discipline; inscriptions written on ogam stones at the time of St. Patrick were used to encode the ancestry of important local warlords. This interest continued through the middle ages and into the sevente

Pacem in Terris - Peace on Earth Pacem in Terris - Peace on Earth [ 2013 ] [ Hits:276 ]
Description: Drew Christiansen, a Jesuit priest, is currently a visiting scholar in the Theology Department at Boston College. In January 2014, he will take on new responsibilities at GeorgetownUniversity as Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Global Human Dev

Teaching Christian Meditation to Children Teaching Christian Meditation to Children [ 2013 ] [ Hits:265 ]
Description: Dr. Cathy Day and Mr. Ernie Christie designed and implemented a diocesan-wide Christian Meditation program for young people and their educators.THE FORUM ADDRESSES THE FOLLOWING:• Why Teach Christian Meditation to Children andYoung Adults;• Impor

Dancing at Lughnasa 15 Years Later Dancing at Lughnasa 15 Years Later [ 2013 ] [ Hits:357 ]
Description: In this presentation, which includes watching the 95-minute film adaptation of Brian Friel’s award-winning play, Dr. Janet Lowery of UST's Department of English briefly highlights distinctions among critics’ views on both the play and film, disc

Dick Dowling: Early Days in Ireland and Texas Dick Dowling: Early Days in Ireland and Texas [ 2013 ] [ Hits:331 ]
Description: Many years of hard work of Ann Caraway Ivins, a long-time Friend of the Center, has come to fruition in the publication of Dick Dowling: Galway’s Hero of Confederate Texas through Irish author Tim Collins. Collins presents aspects of the book fo

In the Year of Faith In the Year of Faith [ 2013 ] [ Hits:310 ]
Description: Fr. Brian Mullady examines the necessity, nature, and source of faith as our preparation for eternal life. Speaker: Rev. Brian MulladyDate: April 24, 2013Location: Ahern Room, Crooker CenterLength: 79 mins Video Link:

Sacred Moments as a Vital Resource in Health Care Sacred Moments as a Vital Resource in Health Care [ 2013 ] [ Hits:309 ]
Description:  Speakers: Dr. Kenneth PargamentDate: April 18, 2013Location: Dominican Sisters of HoustonLength: 61 mins Video Link:

Person: The Endangered Species Person: The Endangered Species [ 2013 ] [ Hits:433 ]
Description: Honors Class of 2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium  Speakers: Brittany Garza, Peter Karagazian III, John Kriescher III, Jennifer McNicoll, Meeka Opong, Rebecca Reardon, Ryan Reynolds, Shelby Stinner-Trimble, Dustyn Tobin, William Tremble, Mariss

The Queen Comes to Ireland: The Story of Queen Victoria's Four Visits The Queen Comes to Ireland: The Story of Queen Victoria's Four Visits [ 2013 ] [ Hits:336 ]
Description: Queen Victoria visited Ireland four times during her 63-year reign as the Queen of England and the British Empire. The visits took place in: 1849, 1853, 1861, and 1900. The purpose and results differed for each trip to Ireland. None of the visits was

Blessed John Paul II and St. Benedicta of the Cross Blessed John Paul II and St. Benedicta of the Cross [ 2013 ] [ Hits:321 ]
Description: Dr. Lebech speaks on the importance of the thought of St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) for Blessed John Paul II in his own work and mission.  Speaker: Dr. Mette LebechDate: March 20, 2013Location: Ahern Room, Crooker CenterLength:

St. Edith Stein's Feminism St. Edith Stein's Feminism [ 76 ] [ Hits:415 ]
Description: The University of St. Thomas Women, Culture and Society Program present the Fifth Annual Zambosco-Thomas Lecture.  Dr. Mette Lebech, from Maynooth University in Ireland, will speak on "St. Edith Stein's Feminism." A little known fact about the ne

An Evening of Scenes from Opera and Musical Theater An Evening of Scenes from Opera and Musical Theater [ 2013 ] [ Hits:372 ]
Description: Includes scenes from Titanic, On the town, Once Upon A Mattress, The Medium, Giulio Cesare and Hansel und Gretel.  Date: March 16, 2013Location: Cullen HallLength: 55 mins Video Link:

Cuba and the Sino-Soviet Dispute Cuba and the Sino-Soviet Dispute [ 2013 ] [ Hits:575 ]
Description: At the height of the Cold War in the 1960s, the Soviet Union, the Peoples’ Republic of China, and revolutionary Cuba would seem to have been steadfast allies in the struggle against what they called “Western Imperialism.” However, unity of pur

John Paul II on the Task of the ‘Enrichment of Faith’ in Light of Vatican II John Paul II on the Task of the ‘Enrichment of Faith’ in Light of Vatican II [ 2013 ] [ Hits:627 ]
Description: For 24 years, Wednesdays in Lent have been highlighted by a series of lectures at the University of St. Thomas.  The series has covered a wide range of topics important to Catholic life.   This year's theme, "Vatican II: Yesterday and Today

Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy [ 2013 ] [ Hits:855 ]
Description: For 24 years, Wednesdays in Lent have been highlighted by a series of lectures at the University of St. Thomas.  The series has covered a wide range of topics important to Catholic life.   This year's theme, "Vatican II: Yesterday and Today

Celtic Spirituality and its Contribution to the Roman Catholic Church Celtic Spirituality and its Contribution to the Roman Catholic Church [ 2013 ] [ Hits:390 ]
Description: The Roman Catholic Church has been endowed with numerous schools of spirituality, normally stemming from the giftedness or charism of an individual in reference to one’s approach to God. Celtic Christian Spirituality cannot trace its origins to one

The Capacious Mind of Thomas Aquinas The Capacious Mind of Thomas Aquinas [ 2013 ] [ Hits:877 ]
Description: The University of St. Thomas Center for Thomistic Studies hosted Rev. Kevin Flannery, S.J., Pontifical Gregorian University, as he gave this year’s Aquinas Lecture titled “The Capacious Mind of Thomas Aquinas." Following the thought of Thomas Aq

Inside the 2012 Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization Inside the 2012 Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization [ 2013 ] [ Hits:562 ]
Description: Three speakers will reflect on the experience of attending the recent Synod of Bishops on the topic, “The New Evangelization for the Transmission of the Christian Faith” at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at the University of St. Thomas. The Rev

A Night of Tangos: The Jorge Retamoza Trio A Night of Tangos: The Jorge Retamoza Trio [ 2012 ] [ Hits:433 ]
Description: A group shaped by Argentine musicians which, taking to the tango as the first expression, incorporates gestures of the jazz and the contemporary music. The result is a music called style "post-Piazzolla" or “New Tango," which establishes this way a

A Tale of Two Hemispheres: Charles Gavan Duffy & the 19th Century Irish Experience A Tale of Two Hemispheres: Charles Gavan Duffy & the 19th Century Irish Experience [ 2012 ] [ Hits:427 ]
Description: Charles Gavan Duffy had a rich life. A founder and editor of the Irish nationalist newspaper, the Nation, a leader of the Young Ireland movement, and a tenant rights advocate, he became Prime Minister of Australia and then returned to Ireland to bec

What Does It Mean to Be Irish American? Exploring Through Time What Does It Mean to Be Irish American? Exploring Through Time [ 2012 ] [ Hits:517 ]
Description: Dr. Timothy Meagher (Ph.D. Brown University, 1982), is an Associate Professor of History, and University Archivist, at The Catholic University of America. His foci of teaching and research are: American immigrant history, the Irish in America, and Ca

Fate, Faith, and Free Will: Notions of Divine Providence in Early Judaism Fate, Faith, and Free Will: Notions of Divine Providence in Early Judaism [ 2012 ] [ Hits:495 ]
Description: Dr. Alan J. Avery-Peck, Kraft-Hiatt Professor in Judaic Studies, College of the Holy Cross presents "Fate, Faith, and Free Will: Notions of Divine Providence".   Avery-Peck’s scholarship focuses on Jewish history and religion in the first six cen

Understanding and Interpreting Vatican II and the Promotion of Dialogue Understanding and Interpreting Vatican II and the Promotion of Dialogue [ 2012 ] [ Hits:496 ]
Description: Beginning with John O’Malley’s analysis of Vatican II, we will explore the stated goals of Pope John XXIII, how Paul VI adopted and embellished those goals, how the Secretariat for Christian Unity promoted these goals in its work, producing three

Budget Wars and Culture Wars: What the 2012 Election Means for the American Future Budget Wars and Culture Wars: What the 2012 Election Means for the American Future [ 2012 ] [ Hits:462 ]
Description: Ross Douthat is a columnist for The New York Times op-ed page and author of Privilege: Harvard and the Education of the Ruling Class and Grand New Party: How Republicans Can Win the Working Class and Save the American Dream. Before joining the 

Back to the Garden - Rediscovering the Links Between Natural & Human Ecology Back to the Garden - Rediscovering the Links Between Natural & Human Ecology [ 2012 ] [ Hits:597 ]
Description: Pro-environment, pro-life: Why is it that so often the two are at odds with one another? This year’s Earth Day lecture will be a roundtable discussion highlighting the links between pro-environment and pro-life, or – to use Pope Benedict XVI’

The Examined Life: Living in Fidelity to Ambiguity The Examined Life: Living in Fidelity to Ambiguity [ 2012 ] [ Hits:701 ]
Description: Socrates asserted that the unexamined life is not worth living. Why? And how does one go about the examined life, knowing that the more one knows, the less one understands?How does one honor received values, and the genuine ambiguities of life at th

St. Anselm: The Statesman's Philosophical Views of Politics St. Anselm: The Statesman's Philosophical Views of Politics [ 2012 ] [ Hits:662 ]
Description: The University of St. Thomas History Department presents the B.K. Smith Lecture featuring Dr. Sally N. Vaughn on March 22 in Cullen Hall. Dr. Vaughn's lecture topic will be “St. Anselm: The Statesman’s Philosophical Views of Politics.” Dr. Vaug

Is Loving an Art or a Command? Is Loving an Art or a Command? [ 2012 ] [ Hits:644 ]
Description: The Focolare Movement and the University of St. Thomas present a Memorial Mass for Chiara Lubich celebrated by Most Reverend Joseph A. Fiorenza, Archbishop Emeritus of Galveston-Houston. Following Mass will a lecture “Is Loving an Art or a Command?

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra String Quartet River Oaks Chamber Orchestra String Quartet [ 2012 ] [ Hits:560 ]
Description: Program for the February 23 Performance Elena Ruehr, Deschutes Driftwood Felix Mendelssohn, Four Pieces for S String Quartet, Op. 81 John Corigliano, Snapshot Circa 190 09 Zoltan Kodaly, String quartet No. 2, Op. 10  Date: February 23, 2012

The Pleasures of Reading: A Theological Perspective The Pleasures of Reading: A Theological Perspective [ 2012 ] [ Hits:614 ]
Description: Dr. Alan Jacobs, who has written two books - A Theology of Reading and The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction, believes that when it comes to reading, theology and pleasure have a good deal in common. The task of this talk is to explain ho

Moral Consciences & Good Citizenship: Forming the Faithful for Action Moral Consciences & Good Citizenship: Forming the Faithful for Action [ 2012 ] [ Hits:874 ]
Description: Speaker(s): Joan RosenhauerDate: March 2, 2012Location: Scanlan Room, Jerabeck CenterLength: 66 minsVideo Link:

Communion of the People of God Communion of the People of God [ 2012 ] [ Hits:1001 ]
Description: Speaker(s): Daniel Cardinal DiNardoDate: March 2, 2012Location: Scanlan Room, Jerabeck CenterLength: 89 minsVideo Link:

Edith Stein Between Husserl & St. Thomas Aquinas Edith Stein Between Husserl & St. Thomas Aquinas [ 2011 ] [ Hits:1207 ]
Description: The intellectual legacy of the one of the Catholic Church’s most fascinating 20th century saints – the philosopher and Holocaust martyr Edith Stein – will be the focus of a Feb. 28 lecture at the University of St. Thomas. The 4th Annual Zambos

Ritual & Belief Transformed Under Empire: Effects of Rome’s Conquests on the Celts Ritual & Belief Transformed Under Empire: Effects of Rome’s Conquests on the Celts [ 2012 ] [ Hits:603 ]
Description: The William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies and the Houston Society of the Archaeological Institute of America present The Celtic Project lecture series. The second lecture is entitled "Ritual and Beliefs Transformed Under Empire: Effects of Rome

"The Jig is Up!" Benefit Concert [ 2012 ] [ Hits:920 ]
Description: The Jig Is Up! is a little piece of Ireland created in Houston.  Bound together by a love of traditional Irish music, the five members of The Jig Is Up! have formed a band that remains true to tradition while presenting their music in a creative and

Romans 1:20 and Our Knowledge of God Romans 1:20 and Our Knowledge of God [ 2012 ] [ Hits:1166 ]
Description: Can we know God’s existence and attributes by reflection upon the good things that we see around us?  If we can know God in this way, why do we also need to know him through his self-revelation in Jesus Christ? Put another way, is the God of t

Was Pope John Paul II a Personalist? Was Pope John Paul II a Personalist? [ 2012 ] [ Hits:646 ]
Description:   Speaker(s): Rev. Brian Mullady, O.P.Date: January 20, 2012Location: Ahern Room, Crooker CenterLength: 65 minsVideo Link:  Audio: http://flashmedia.stthom.edu/videos/audio/jp2_forum/mullady.mp3    

Business & Environment: How do You Balance? Business & Environment: How do You Balance? [ 2011 ] [ Hits:838 ]
Description: Find out how to build a successful and environmentally sound business in the world of alternative energy. Speaker(s): Michael D. Hanson - Managing Director, Buffalo Energy GroupLane Sloan - Former President, Shell Chemical CompanyHoyt Thomas -

Poetry & Peace: Michael Longley, Seamus Heaney & Northern Ireland Poetry & Peace: Michael Longley, Seamus Heaney & Northern Ireland [ 2011 ] [ Hits:967 ]
Description: Dr. Richard Rankin Russell is an Associate Professor of English at Baylor University, where he teaches modern and contemporary British and Irish literature. He earned his Ph.D. and M.A. in English Literature from the University of North Carolina a

Reflections on Reflections on "The Jewelers Shop," a Play by Karol Wojtyla [ 2011 ] [ Hits:1056 ]
Description:   Speaker(s): Dr. Peter CasarellaDate: November 10, 2011Location: Jones HallLength: 81 minsVideo Link:

Caring for the Cognitively Disabled: The Moral Obligation of Catholics Caring for the Cognitively Disabled: The Moral Obligation of Catholics [ 2011 ] [ Hits:764 ]
Description: Bobby Schindler is the Executive Director of the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network which works to protect the lives of the medically vulnerable and disabled from the threat of euthanasia. Bobby's life took a dramatic and unexpected turn in Februar

The Increasing Relevance of the Catholic Worker Movement for Engaging 21st Century Problems The Increasing Relevance of the Catholic Worker Movement for Engaging 21st Century Problems [ 2011 ] [ Hits:796 ]
Description: 2011 Young Institute Lecture Martha Hennessy is the seventh grandchild of Dorothy Day, co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement. She lives between her home in Vermont and Mary House Catholic Worker in New York. She has worked as an occupational

Religious Freedom: Its Roots in Catholic Thought and its Place in Vatican Diplomacy Religious Freedom: Its Roots in Catholic Thought and its Place in Vatican Diplomacy [ 2011 ] [ Hits:2086 ]
Description:  John. L. Allen Jr., senior correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter and senior Vatican analyst for CNN, gives the annual University of St. Thomas Center for Faith and Culture Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza Lecture.  The Second Va

Overcoming the Mechanization of Nature Overcoming the Mechanization of Nature [ 2011 ] [ Hits:844 ]
Description: Dr. Michael Waldstein presents the annual Archbishop J. Michael Miller Lecture, “Overcoming the Mechanization of Nature: John Paul II’s Theology of the Body".   Waldstein has served as the Max Seckler Professor of Theology at Ave Maria Univer

Retiring Early: Will It Be Possible?  Retiring Early: Will It Be Possible? [ 2011 ] [ Hits:939 ]
Description: In April of 2011, UST held a retirement party for Dr. Hahn. He was 61. His wife, who retired with him, was 58.   How was Dr. Hahn able to retire early – especially when, 20 years earlier, he had $0 in savings and $40,000 in student loans?  

Iconic & Artistic Representation in John Paul II's Plays Iconic & Artistic Representation in John Paul II's Plays [ 2011 ] [ Hits:862 ]
Description:   Speaker(s): Dr. Paul FortunatoDate: September 20, 2011Location: Ahern Room, Crooker CenterLength: 56 minsVideo Link:

Intersection & Illumination: New Insight into Ancient Irish Tales Intersection & Illumination: New Insight into Ancient Irish Tales [ 2011 ] [ Hits:1059 ]
Description: The ancient myths of pre-Christian Ireland, which were written down by Christian monks in early medieval times, include the earliest vernacular literature in Europe. Treasured for their rich language, vivid characters, captivating stories and grippin

Abraham Becomes a Philosopher: The Transformation of the Patriarch Abraham Becomes a Philosopher: The Transformation of the Patriarch [ 2011 ] [ Hits:717 ]
Description: Levenson is the Albert A. List Professor of Jewish Studies at Harvard Divinity School. His book Resurrection and the Restoration of Israel: The Ultimate Victory of the God of Life (Yale University Press, 2006) won a National Jewish Book Award and th

Wojtyla on Kingship and Morality: Thomistic Implications Wojtyla on Kingship and Morality: Thomistic Implications [ 2011 ] [ Hits:1064 ]
Description: Fr. Robert Gahl is an Associate Professor of Ethics at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he studied chemical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis and then went to Silicon Valley where he wo

Insights into President Ronald Reagan's Leadership Insights into President Ronald Reagan's Leadership [ 2011 ] [ Hits:671 ]
Description: Dr. Robert Ivany, University of St. Thomas President and former First Army Aid to President Ronald Reagan, recalls his time with President Reagan and shares insight about what made Reagan the diplomatic leader that he was.  Speaker(s): Dr. Rob

Catholic Social Thought - What Lies Ahead Catholic Social Thought - What Lies Ahead [ 2011 ] [ Hits:780 ]
Description: Keynote speaker Fred Kammer, S.J., of the Jesuit Social Research Institute at Loyola University, presents as part of the 2011 Rev. William J. Young Social Justice Institute Summer Conference: "Living Justice in the 21st Century"  Each June, the Yo

Eucharist Without Borders: The Eye of Catholic Social Teaching on Border Issues Eucharist Without Borders: The Eye of Catholic Social Teaching on Border Issues [ 2011 ] [ Hits:757 ]
Description: Keynote speaker Ricardo Ramirez, CSB, Bishop of Las Cruces, NM, presents as part of the 2011 Rev. William J. Young Social Justice Institute Summer Conference: "Living Justice in the 21st Century"  Each June, the Young Social Justice Summer Confe

On St. Thomas, Phenomenology, and John Paul II On St. Thomas, Phenomenology, and John Paul II [ 2011 ] [ Hits:1074 ]
Description:  Dr. Michael Waldstein, Ave Maria University, presented a paper on “Three  Kinds of Personalism: The Philosophical Underpinnings of John Paul II’s Theology of the Body.” Dr Waldstein compares the personalism of Kant, Scheler and John Paul

We Forget That They are Orphans: Embryos, IVF & Embryonic Stem Cell Research We Forget That They are Orphans: Embryos, IVF & Embryonic Stem Cell Research [ 2011 ] [ Hits:1173 ]
Description: The debate over embryonic stem cell research is connected to one much less volatile debate, the morality of in vitro fertilization (IVF) and to another likely to explode in the future, cloning. IVF and cloning are currently the two sources of researc

The Earth - A Human Habitat The Earth - A Human Habitat [ 2011 ] [ Hits:898 ]
Description: The UST Annual Earth Day lecture is held each spring for the celebration of Earth Day. This year the event features scientists who, each in their discipline, celebrate the miracles of the earth's habitats and of human life. Speakers:Massimo Robberto,

The Spanish Armada in Ireland, 1588-1589 The Spanish Armada in Ireland, 1588-1589 [ 2011 ] [ Hits:825 ]
Description: Lecture by Dr. Joseph McFadden, UST President Emeritus and professor of history, on the landing of the Spanish Armada in Ireland and the fate of the survivors.  Speaker(s): Dr. Joseph McFaddenDate: April 28, 2011Location: Cullen HallLength: 78 minsV

Americans on the Road to Sainthood: Blessed Mother Marianne Cope Americans on the Road to Sainthood: Blessed Mother Marianne Cope [ 2011 ] [ Hits:837 ]
Description: Speaker(s): Lorene Payne, SFODate: April 13, 2011Location: Scanlan Room, Jerabeck CenterLength: 30 minsVideo Link:

Missionaries of the Wider World: Fr. Walter Ciszek, SJ Missionaries of the Wider World: Fr. Walter Ciszek, SJ [ 2011 ] [ Hits:879 ]
Description: Speaker(s): Carlos Esparza, SJDate: April 13, 2011Location: Scanlan Room, Jerabeck CenterLength: 35 minsVideo Link:

After a Century of Ecumenism After a Century of Ecumenism [ 2011 ] [ Hits:863 ]
Description: The churches have recently commemorated the centenary of the 1910 World Missionary Conference at Edinburgh, Scotland, an event understood as the starting point of the modern ecumenical movement. A century of ecumenism has gone by. This gives us th

Americans on the Road to Sainthood: Miguel Pro Americans on the Road to Sainthood: Miguel Pro [ 2011 ] [ Hits:996 ]
Description: Speaker(s): Pepe Ruiz, SJDate: April 6, 2011Location: Cullen HallLength: 33 minsVideo Link:

Americans on the Road to Sainthood: Eusebio Kino Americans on the Road to Sainthood: Eusebio Kino [ 2011 ] [ Hits:941 ]
Description: Speaker(s): Fr. Anthony Borrow, SJDate: April 6, 2011Location: Cullen HallLength: 42 minsVideo Link:

Puritans and Witches in Bermuda, 1651-1655 Puritans and Witches in Bermuda, 1651-1655 [ 2011 ] [ Hits:1126 ]
Description: The 2011 B.K. Smith Lecture in History presented by Professor Emerita Dr. Virginia Bernhard.   Speaker(s): Dr. Virginia BernhardDate: March 31, 2011Location: Cullen HallLength: 51 minsVideo Link:

"The Rugged Road of the Beatitudes" - Abbot Philip Anderson (Part 2 & 3) [ 2011 ] [ Hits:1642 ]
Description: Abbot Philip Anderson of Our Lady of Annunciation of Clear Creek delivers two spiritual conferences about "Paradise Lost: the Rugged Road of the Beatitudes."   Our Lady of the Annunciation of Clear Creek is a monastic foundation of the French Abbey

"Paradise Lost" - Abbot Phllip Anderson (Part 1) [ 2011 ] [ Hits:1054 ]
Description: Abbot Philip Anderson of Our Lady of Annunciation of Clear Creek delivers two spiritual conferences about "Paradise Lost: the Rugged Road of the Beatitudes."  Our Lady of the Annunciation of Clear Creek is a monastic foundation of the French Abbey

Americans on the Road to Sainthood: Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Americans on the Road to Sainthood: Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen [ 2011 ] [ Hits:940 ]
Description: Speaker(s): Dr. Louis and Mrs. Alice VarelaDate: March 23, 2011Location: Scanlan Room, Jerabeck CenterLength: 29 minsVideo Link:

Foundress of the Catholic Worker Movement: Dorothy Day Foundress of the Catholic Worker Movement: Dorothy Day [ 2011 ] [ Hits:2206 ]
Description: Mark and Louise Zwick present the second Lenten Lecture in the series about "Americans on the Road to Sainthood" Speaker(s): Mark & Louise ZwickDate: March 16, 2011Location: Cullen HallLength: 52 minsVideo Link:

What Does It Take? The Canonization Process in the Catholic Church What Does It Take? The Canonization Process in the Catholic Church [ 2011 ] [ Hits:890 ]
Description: Sr. Madeleine Grace, CVI presents the first Lenten Lecture in the series "Americans on the Road to Sainthood".  Speaker(s): Sr. Madeline Grace, CVIDate: March 9, 2011Location: Cullen HallLength: 72 minsVideo Link:

Traditional Music from the West of Ireland by the Brock McGuire Band Traditional Music from the West of Ireland by the Brock McGuire Band [ 2011 ] [ Hits:912 ]
Description: The Center for Irish Studies presents traditional music from the West of Ireland by the Brock McGuire Band. Date: March 2, 2011Location: Cullen HallLength: 104 minsVideo Link:

Focus the Nation Clean Energy Forum Focus the Nation Clean Energy Forum [ 2011 ] [ Hits:1125 ]
Description: The University of St. Thomas hosts a series of clean energy professionals as we navigate the challenges and solutions to a clean energy economy and sustainable transportation. UST is holding a Focus the Nation Clean Energy Forum to educate the pub

Fight for Freedom Fight for Freedom [ 2011 ] [ Hits:1172 ]
Description: Recently exonerated death row inmate Anthony Graves brings his extraordinary message of hope and perseverance to the University of St. Thomas St. Martin de Porres Society annual Black History Month lecture, “Fight for Freedom.” The lecture c

Colloquium with Dr. Peter Kreeft Colloquium with Dr. Peter Kreeft [ 2010 ] [ Hits:954 ]
Description: Presented by the Center for Thomistic Studies. Speaker(s): Dr. Peter KreeftDate: January 28, 2011Location: Sullivan HallLength: 61 minsVideo Link:

Thomistic Personalism:  A Marriage Made in Heaven, Hell, or Harvard Thomistic Personalism: A Marriage Made in Heaven, Hell, or Harvard [ 2011 ] [ Hits:4466 ]
Description: Dr. Peter Kreeft, who is described as a witty and insightful communicator, is a convert to Catholicism, received his Artium Baccalaureatus from Calvin College in 1959, his Master of Arts degree in 1961 and his doctorate in 1965 from Fordham Univer

Faculty Study Day, Spring 2011 Faculty Study Day, Spring 2011 [ 2011 ] [ Hits:907 ]
Description:  Speaker(s): Dr. Michele Simms, Lori Gallagher, Aoife Ni Ghloinn, Dr. Janet Lowery, Dr. Ruth Ann Bagnall, Dr. Maia Larios-Sanz, Dr.Nivien Saleh, Dr.Randall Smith, Dr. Mary Catherine Sommers, Dr. Shannon Forbes, Dr. Beena GeorgeDate: January 1

Advent & New Beginnings: Gregorian Chant & Living the Liturgical Rhythms of the Year Advent & New Beginnings: Gregorian Chant & Living the Liturgical Rhythms of the Year [ 2010 ] [ Hits:843 ]
Description: As the early Church moved from the ground of its Semitic origins to the wider world of Greek culture, it had to negotiate the tensions between the two worlds, the Hebraic and the Hellenic. “What has Athens to do with Jerusalem?” Tertullian’s fa

Cameron School of Business Hall of Fame Luncheon Cameron School of Business Hall of Fame Luncheon [ 2010 ] [ Hits:1059 ]
Description: The Cameron School of Business Hall of Fame Luncheon, featuring inductees Dr. Yhi-Min Ho and Dr. Barry Wilbratte.  Speaker(s): Dr. Robert Ivany, Debbye Crofoot-Morley, Dr. Joseph McFadden, Dr. Yhi-Min Ho, Chris Wilbratte, Dr. Barry WilbratteD

"Poverty Alleviation Through International Collaboration" presented by Vicente Fox [ 2010 ] [ Hits:2001 ]
Description: The event explores the efforts of Centro Fox (Fox Center) and the University of St. Thomas’ Micro Credit Program to establish a collaboration for the development and implementation of poverty alleviation programs through microfinance and other t

Looking Out: Using Education and Art to Live an Abundant Life Looking Out: Using Education and Art to Live an Abundant Life [ 2010 ] [ Hits:1237 ]
Description: Aaron Krohn was born in Houston, Texas and grew up in the theatre, raised and inspired by his actor parents. He was a theatre major at the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA) and received his undergraduate degree in Philosophy from

The 'Greatest Generation,' Irish Style The 'Greatest Generation,' Irish Style [ 2010 ] [ Hits:896 ]
Description: The 'Greatest Generation,' Irish Style: The Mid-Twentieth Century Re-invention of the Irish in America  Noted author, editor and poet, Jim Rogers, managing director of the University of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Center for Irish Studies, ventures south

Religious Freedom, John Paul the Great and American National Interests Religious Freedom, John Paul the Great and American National Interests [ 2010 ] [ Hits:921 ]
Description: Thomas F. Farr is a Visiting Associate Professor of Religion and International Affairs at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. He is also a senior fellow  at Georgetown’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and W

No Ordinary People: The Role of Irish Artists in Irish Revolutionary Politics 1900-1923 No Ordinary People: The Role of Irish Artists in Irish Revolutionary Politics 1900-1923 [ 2010 ] [ Hits:1080 ]
Description: In the first decades of the twentieth century, Ireland saw an explosion of cultural activity. Those who took part in the Easter 1916 Rising, the Irish War of Independence and the Irish Civil War were at the forefront of creating a new culture for

How Converts Transformed and Re-Shaped the American Catholic Church How Converts Transformed and Re-Shaped the American Catholic Church [ 2010 ] [ Hits:951 ]
Description: In the nineteenth and early twentieth century, the majority of American Catholics were recent immigrants from Ireland, Italy, Germany, Poland, and the Slavic lands. They were preoccupied with finding a place for themselves in the midst of a Protes

Religious Faith’s Role in Building a Good & Just Society Religious Faith’s Role in Building a Good & Just Society [ 2010 ] [ Hits:1487 ]
Description: Cardinal-designate Donald W. Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington D.C., speaks about “Religious Faith’s Role in Building a Good and Just Society.” The event marks the inaugural lecture for the UST Center for Faith and Culture Master of Arts in Faith

A Postracial America?: The Church’s Contribution to Racial Justice in the 21st Century A Postracial America?: The Church’s Contribution to Racial Justice in the 21st Century [ 2010 ] [ Hits:1238 ]
Description: This year’s Rev. William J. Young Lecture will be given by Rev. Bryan Massingale, STD, professor of theology at the Marquette University.  Rev. Massingale is an expert on social and religious ethics from the standpoint of Catholic social thinking

Culture in the Thought of John Paul II & Benedict XVI Culture in the Thought of John Paul II & Benedict XVI [ 2010 ] [ Hits:1278 ]
Description: Tracey Rowland, Dean of the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family Studies in Melbourne, Australia, has focused her previous scholarship on the interpretation of Vatican II and the theology of culture. The relationship between the gospel and

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