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Walter Cardinal Kasper

Walter Cardinal Kasper - May 1, 2014

The Message of Mercy and Its Importance Today
Cardinal Kasper speaks on the topic of his newly translated book Mercy: The Essence of the Gospel and the Key to Christian Life (Paulist Press, 2014)

Kieran Kavanaugh, O.C.D.

Kieran Kavanaugh, O.C.D. - March 6, 2010

Carmelite Authors 101: St. Theresa of Avila
This lecture explores the faith story of the 16th century Spanish Carmelite, Teresa of Avila.

Melissa M. Kelley

Melissa M. Kelley - April 14, 2011

Healing Through Pastoral Care
This presentation looks anew at the ministry of pastoral care and its capacity for facilitating healing.

Melissa M. Kelley

Melissa M. Kelley - November 6, 2015

Loss, Change, and Resilience in Communities of Faith
This day invites participants to reflect on the role of resilience in our personal and communal lives, consider resilience through a theological lens, and suggest strategies to foster and sustain resilience in ourselves and in our communities of faith.

Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan

Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan - March 20, 2012

Is the Pen or Collective Song more Powerful than the Sword? African American Spirituals Engaging Scripture
This presentation provides an overview of African American Spirituals, their connection with Scripture, and how they served as transformative bolsters of courage and faith.


Anne Marie Kitz - March 26, 2014

Angels, Demons, Cain, and the Madness of King Saul
This lecture examines  “The Spirit/Breath of God” and the so-called “Lurker,” to determine their relationship with Yahweh.  Are they angels?  Are they demons?  Or are they something else?

Paul F. Knitter

Paul F. Knitter - October 7, 2010

Economic Development and Interreligious Dialogue
This lecture explores how religious beliefs and practices may have a profound effect on socioeconomic structures and developments.