Church in the 21st Century

Church in the 21st Century

A look at upcoming events being held as part of Boston College's "Church in the 21st Century" program.

Thursday, Feb. 13, 7 p.m., Cushing 001. "Sexual Abuse Prevention in Schools: A Comprehensive Approach," with Prof. Mary Walsh (LSOE) and Adj. Asst. Prof. Michele Montavon (LSOE). Sponsored by the Lynch School of Education. Call ext.2-4187.

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m., Welch Dining Room, Lyons Hall. "Faith in the God who Creates," with Prof. Thomas Hibbs (Philosophy). Intended for Boston College students. Call ext.2-0470.

Monday, Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m., location to be determined. "Women, Christianity and the Body," a panel and roundtable discussion with Adj. Asst. Prof. Colleen Griffith (Theology), Julie Tracy '03 and Emmanuel College Visiting Professor Mary Hines. Sponsored by the Women's Resource Center and the Institute for Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry. Call ext.2-6919.

Tuesday, March 11, 7 p.m., Robsham Theater. "Understanding Sexuality in the Catholic Tradition," with Monan Professor of Theology Lisa Sowle Cahill, Prof. Thomas Hibbs (Philosophy), and Rev. Michael Himes, professor of theology. Call ext.2-0470.

Wednesday, March 12, 7 p.m., Cushing 001. "The Pain and the Privilege: Reflections on the Crisis in the Priesthood in the Light of the Decree on Priestly Formation," with Rev. Donald Cozzens, author of The Changing Face of the Priesthood. Sponsored by the Institute for Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry Continuing Education Program. For more information, see or call ext.2-8440.

Thursday, March 13, 7 p.m., Fulton 511. "The Crisis of Authority," with Professor J. Th. Joep Leerssen of the University of Amsterdam. Sponsored by the Lonergan Workshop. Call ext.2-8095.

Friday, March 14, 4 p.m., McGuinn 121. "Past and Present: Democracy and Catholicism in the 21st Century," with Rutgers University Professor W. Carey McWilliams. A dinner and discussion follow in McElroy Faculty Dining Room. Sponsored by the Bradley Lecture Series. For dinner RSVP call ext.2-0438.

The "Church in the 21st Century" Web site offers information on the program and related events.


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