Past Events by Speaker
school of theology and ministry
Ken Hackett - April 2, 2009
Comforting Jesus Christ in Combating Hunger, Sickness, and Poverty
This presentation discusses how building global solidarity can transform our world.
Edward P. Hahnenburg - April 29, 2010
Our Vocation: The Call to Discipleship Today
This presentation from "The Emerging Church" conference, explores what it means to be called by God and how we are to understand the vocation to discipleship.
Roger Haight, S.J. - October 20, 2010
Ignatian Exercises for Seekers
This lecture defines the idea of seekers as especially ambiguous today, and explores how the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius Loyola might enrich such seeking.
Jenny Chin Hansen - April 10, 2010
Aging in America
This opening keynote lecture for the conference, "Living the Journey," explores the varied landscape of aging in America.
Daniel J. Harrington, S.J. - November 5, 2008
Who are you, Lord? Encountering Christ in the Gospels
In the many Gospel encounters, Jesus became identified and known in different ways. Four panelists discuss each Evangelist’s view of Jesus, and implications for discipleship.
Daniel J. Harrington, S.J. - October 6, 2010
Lament and Hope: The Contributions of the Biblical Lament Psalms
This lecture offered reflections on the key elements of the biblical laments and their message for those who suffer.
Daniel J. Harrington, S.J. - November 4, 2011
Breaking Open the Word: Best Practices
With co-presenter Thomas Groome, this workshop provides guidelines for preparing Scripture and the tools for making it accessible to all age groups and for all needs.
Daniel J. Harrington, S.J. - March 23, 2012
John's Gospel: Holy Week and Easter Themes
With copresenter Thomas Stegman, S.J., this workshop focuses on problems and possibilities connected with John’s passion narrative.
Daniel J. Harrinngton, S.J. - September 25, 2012
Introducing the Bible Today: Challenges and Opportunities
This presentation celebrates the launch of two books on the Old and New Testaments, with Fr. Harrington and fellow presenters reflect on how to make the Bible attractive and spiritually meaningful to a new generation of Catholics.
Daniel J. Harrinngton, S.J. - March 20, 2013
Encountering Jesus in the Scriptures In launching their new book (Paulist Press, 2013), Daniel Harrington and Christopher Matthews discuss contemporary scholarship on Jesus as we know him through the Scriptures.
Kathy Hendricks - March 17, 2009
A Garden of Grace: Spiritual Practices for Family Life
This workshop explores five spiritual practices that are seeded in the family, and practical ways to make them part of everyday routines.
Kenneth Himes, O.F.M. - October 16, 2008
Meeting Jesus in the Voting Booth: Faith & the 2008 Election
This presentation addresses key issues in the 2008 U.S. presidential election in the context of faithful citizenship.
Kenneth Himes, O.F.M. - September 23, 2014
Poverty: What did Jesus Preach? What does the Church Teach?
This lecture explores how compassion for the poor reflects an acceptance of our own humanity and that of others, and is ultimately a key element of our journey to know Christ.
Rev. Michael J. Himes - October 16, 2009
A Future Full of Hope: Sustaining the Church in Hard Times
This presentation offers grounding in God’s promise of “a future full of hope” (Jer. 29:11).
Rev. Michael J. Himes - April 10, 2010
Reflections on the Journey
This wrap-up presentation for the conference, "Living the Journey: Spirituality for the Second Half of Life," offers invitation and encouragement to move forward in the journey of aging in a positive way.
Rev. Michael J. Himes - October 14, 2010
Hope in a Wintry Season
This lecture discusses how hope is not a matter of keeping one's fingers crossed about tomorrow, but rather of remaining attentive to today.
Rev. Michael J. Himes - March 1, 2011
Changed and Changing Roles and Relationships in the Church
This lecture examines roles and relationships among the laity, religious and the ordained.
Mary Ann Hinsdale, I.H.M. - July 22, 2014
Mary of Magdala: Apostle and Prophet
Sr. Hinsdale discusses what we can say historically about Mary Magdalene, some possible explanations for her disappearance from our ecclesial memory, and the implications that recovering a “Magdalene tradition” might have for our ecclesial conversations on the role of women in the Church.
Bradford E. Hinze - September 26, 2013
Vatican II and New Catholic Communities Promoting Grassroots Democracy
This address is from "Panel 3: The Council and the Public Arena" from the 2013 Vatican II Symposium celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council and Boston College’s sesquicentennial.
David Hollenbach, S.J. - September 26, 2013
John Courtney Murray, S.J., at Vatican II--and after
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.
Kathleen Hughes, R.S.C.J. - October 30, 2014
Sacraments and Chicken Soup:
Sacramental Living in a Post-Conciliar Church
this presentation considers a fresh method of opening up the mystery of sacrament. “Mystagogy” as method invites believers to explore the intimate relationship between the liturgy and the way we live our lives, between sacraments and chicken soup.
Peter Hünermann - September 26, 2013
Continuity and Discontinuity in an Epoch-Making Transition of Faith: The Hermeneutics of Vatican II
This address is from "Panel 2: Continuity and Change in the Second Vatican Council" from the 2013 Vatican II Symposium celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council and Boston College’s sesquicentennial.