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Brian Daley, S.J.

Brian Daley, S.J. - December 10, 2009

Growth and Challenge in Orthodox-Catholic Relations
The progress of Orthodox-Catholic dialogue is a sobering yet hopeful commentary on the practical aspects of preaching and living the Gospel, acknowledging divisions, as well as the possibility of moving beyond them.  

Rev. Frank DeSiano, C.S.P

Rev. Frank DeSiano, C.S.P - April 20, 2013

An Evangelizing Agenda for Parishes Today
This presentation from the 2013 conference on the New Evangelization explored what parishes emphasize when they try to think of their mission in terms of evangelization and discipleship; and touched on how parishes address the broader cultural background of ministry today.

E. J. Dionne, Jr.

E. J. Dionne, Jr. - September 26, 2013

Coworkers in the Vineyard: The Role of Catholic Laity in the Life of Public Service and Scholarship
This address is from the 2013 Vatican II Symposium celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council and Boston College’s sesquicentennial.

Deacon William Ditewig

Deacon William Ditewig - March 15, 2011

Whither the Diaconate?
This presentation addresses the history of the diaconate, its current state, and the future of the diaconate around the world.

Dennis M. Doyle

Dennis M. Doyle - September 26, 2013

Otto Semmelroth, S.J., and the Ecclesiology of the "Church as a Sacrament" at Vatican II
This address is from "Panel 1: Jesuits and the Second Vatican Council" from the 2013 Vatican II Symposium celebrating the 50th anniversary of the                               Second Vatican Council and Boston College’s sesquicentennial.

Dominic Doyle

Dominic Doyle - November 16, 2010

Hope: The Church's Prophetic Challenge
With M. Shawn Copeland and Rev. Richard Lennan, this panel discussion examines how the prophetic virtue of hope might shape both the Church’s engagement with the world and its self-understanding.