St. Thomas / St. Catherine Lectures

Sponsored by The Department of Theology and Philosophy

November 4, 2013:

Rita Ferrone, MDiv, Scholar and Author

“1963 - 2013: Rediscovering the Vision of the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy”

January 9, 2013:

Robert Schreiter, C.PP.S., Theo. Dr., Vatican Council II Professor of Theology, Catholic Theological Union

“Practical Theology as Contextual Theology: Challenges to Catholic Practical Theology Today"

2013 Yves Congar Award Recipient

January 2012:

Nuala Kenny, OC, MD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Bioethics, Dalhousie University; fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada; advisor to the Catholic Health Alliance of Canada

"Neuroethics and the Neuroscience of Morality"

Sponsored by the Barry University Council on Bioethics

January 2012:

Roberto S. Goizueta, PhD, Professor of Theology, Boston College; past president of the Catholic Theological Association of America and the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians in the United States

"Against the Pursuit of Happiness: The Preferential Option for the Poor and the Denial of Death"

2012 Yves Congar Award recipient

April 2011:

Catherine Vincie, RSHM, PhD, Professor of Liturgical Theology, Aquinas Institute of Theology; President of the North American Academy of Liturgy

"What is at Stake: Pastoral Implications"

Second of two lectures in The New Roman Missal Series

March 2011:

Douglas Allen, PhD, Professor of Philosophy, University of Maine; founding member of the Maine Peace Action Committee; education coordinator, Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine

"The Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi and Violence and Terrorism Today"

February 2011:

John F. Baldovin, SJ, PhD, Professor of Historical and Liturgical Theology, Boston College School of Theology and Ministry; recipient of the Berakah Award from the North American Academy of Liturgy

"Liturgical Reform: Historical and Theological Context"

First of two lectures in The New Roman Missal Series

January 2011:

Mary Catherine Hilkert, OP, PhD, Professor of Theology, University of Notre Dame; past president of the Catholic Theological Society of America; Madeleva lecturer in Spirituality, 2001

"In Memory of Lois and Eunice: Handing on a Living Tradition of Faith"

2011 Yves Congar Award recipient

June 2010:

Donald J. Goergen, OP, PhD, STM, Dominican Theologian at the Aquinas Institute of Theology; Prior of St. Dominic Priory, House of Studies, St. Louis; co-founder of the Dominican Ashram

"A Wider Vision: Biblical, Catholic, and Cosmic"

2011 Yves Congar Award recipient

Previous guests in the Barry University St. Thomas/ St. Catherine lecture series have included:

  • Metti Amirtham, SCC, PhD, field-based theologian, vice-president of Tamil Systematic Theologians Associations, India
  • Maria Cimperman, OSU, PhD, Assistant Professor of Moral Theology and Social Ethics, Oblate School of Theology
  • Shawnee Daniels-Sykes, SSND, PhD, Mount Saint Mary College
  • Allen Figueroa Deck, SJ, PhD, STD, Loyola University and Barry University Institute for Hispanic/Latino Theology & Ministry
  • Maria Dolores Espino, PhD, St. Thomas University Margaret Farley, RSM, PhD, Professor Emerita of Christian Ethics, Yale Divinity School
  • Donald J. Goergen, OP, PhD, STM, Dominican Theologian at the Aquinas Institute of Theology; Prior of St. Dominic Priory, House of Studies, St. Louis
  • Dr. Michelle González Maldonado, PhD, University of Miami and Barry University Institute for Hispanic/Latino Theology & Ministry
  • Elizabeth A. Johnson, CSJ, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Theology, Fordham University
  • David F. Kelly, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Theology and Health Care, Duquesne University
  • Rev. Bryan Massingale, STD, Marquette University
  • Alex Mikulich, PhD, Loyola University
  • James B. Nickoloff, PhD, STL, Adjunct Professor of Theology, Barry University
  • Hosffman Ospino, PhD, Boston College

Please note: All associations indicated for lecturers were current at times lectures were delivered.