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Ken Hackett

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. Harrington, S.J.

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. Harrington, S.J.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

Bradford E. Hinze

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.

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.

Peter Hünermann

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.

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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.

Kenneth Himes, O.F.M.

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.