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Richard J. Clifford
Where Does the School of Theology and Ministry Belong in the University?

October 21, 2008

Presenter: Richard J. Clifford, S.J.

Respondents: Jill Ker Conway and  Cutberto Garza

Young People at Worship in Taizé: Insights into a Transforming Experience

November 13, 2008

Presenter: Brother John, Taizé Community

Encountering the Risen Christ: The Primary Task of Catechesis and Pastoral Ministry

November 14, 2008

Presenters: Thomas Groome and Jane Regan

A Garden of Grace: Spiritual Practices for Family Life

March 17, 2009

Presenter: Kathy Hendricks

Roberto S. Goizueta, Margaret O’Brien Flatley, Hosffman Ospino
Latinos and U.S. Catholicism: Present Contributions and Future Possibilities

September 30, 2009

Panelists: Roberto S. Goizueta, Hosffman Ospino, and Nancy Pineda-Madrid

Mentoring Relationships in Ministry with Youth and Young Adults

October 29, 2009

Presenter: Theresa A. O’Keefe

Jane E. Regan
Called to Become an Adult Church

November 13, 2009

Presenters: Jane E. Regan and John J. Shea, O.S.A.

The Challenge of Catholicity: Becoming a “catholic” Catholic Church

February 11, 2010

Presenter: Rev. Richard Lennan

Sue Swanson
Autism: Forming Faith through a Community of Inclusion

February 26, 2010

Presenter: Sue Swanson

Jenny Chin Hansen
Living the Journey: Spirituality for the Second Half of Life

April 10, 2010

Presenters: Jenny Chin Hansen, John J. Shea, O.S.A., Rev. Michael J. Himes, Michael St. Clair, and Myles Sheehan, S.J., M.D.

The Emerging Church: From Conclusions to Beginnings

April 29-30, 2010

Presenters: Edward P. Hahnenberg and Marti R. Jewell

Dead Man Walking: The Journey Continues

September 17, 2010

Presenter: Helen Prejean, C.S.J.

Prision Ministry
“You Visited Me”: The Urgent Challenge of Prison Ministry

October 29, 2010

Presenters: Jack Butler, S.J., Suzanne Jabro, C.S.J., and H. John McDargh

Richard J. Clifford, S.J.
Prophets and Apostles: Vocation in the Scriptures, Part I

February 24, 2011

Presenter: Richard J. Clifford, S.J.

Deacon William Ditewig
Whither the Diaconate?

March 15, 2011

Presenter: Deacon William Ditewig

Katarina Schuth, O.S.F.
Preparing to Serve: Seminary 2011

March 21, 2011

Presenter: Katarina Schuth, O.S.F.

Cardinal Roger Michael Mahony
Looking Back, Looking Forward: The Bishop’s Ministry of Oversight

March 29, 2011

Presenter: Cardinal Roger Michael Mahony

Michael Boughton, William P. Leahy, Jeremy Zipple S.J
Three Jesuits: Who Do They Say They Are? Personal Perspectives

March 31, 2011

Panelists: William P. Leahy, S.J., Jack Butler, S.J., Jeremy Zipple, S.J.

Moderator: Michael Boughton, S.J.

Thomas H. Groome
Healing God’s People: Practical Skills and Pastoral Approaches

April 2, 2011

Featured Presenters: Robert C. Bordone, Thomas H. Groome, H. John McDargh, Margaret O'Brien Steinfels, and Rodney L. Petersen

Margaret Eletta Guider, O.S.F.
Women Religious: Today and Tomorrow

April 13, 2011

Presenter: Margaret Eletta Guider, O.S.F.

Melissa M. Kelley
Healing Through Pastoral Care

April 14, 2011

Presenter: Melissa M. Kelley

Peter C. Phan
Cultural Identity and Interreligious Dialogue

September 22, 2011

Presenter: Peter C. Phan with responses by Susan Abraham and Kwok Pui-Lan

Tom Zanzig and Barb Zanzig
From Mental Illness to Spiritual Wisdom:
A Father-Daughter Odyssey

April 27, 2012
Presenters: Tom Zanzig and Barb Zanzig

Rosemary Radford Ruether
Women and Interreligious Dialogue

September 20, 2012
Presenter: Rosemary Radford Ruether

Most Rev. Harry J. Flynn
Handing on the Faith:
An Archbishop's Perspective

October 1, 2012
Presenter: Most Rev. Harry J. Flynn

Gregory Boyle, S.J.
The Power of Boundless Compassion:
An Evening with Fr. Greg Boyle

October 25, 2012
Presenter: Gregory Boyle, S.J.    

Gregory Boyle, S.J.Maureen Clark, C.S.J.
Prison Ministry: Where Justice and Mercy Meet

October 26, 2012
Presenters: Gregory Boyle, S.J., Maureen Clark, C.S.J., and others

David B. Couturier, O.F.M. Cap.Jane E. Regan
New Evangelization for Today’s Parish

November 2, 2012
Presenters: David B. Couturier, O.F.M. Cap., and Jane E. Regan

Debbie Creamer
More than Elevators: Physical Disability and the Church

March 1, 2013
Presenter: Debbie Creamer

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Accompaniment: Liberation Theology, Solidarity, and a Life of Service

April 3, 2013
Presenters: Paul Farmer, in conversation with Roberto Goizueta

Philip Endean, S.J.
Ignatian Spirituality, Jesuit Identity, and the Research University: In Quest of Realism

April 18, 2013
Presenter: Philip Endean, S.J.                                                                 

Anthony Gittins, C.S.Sp.
The New Evangelization: Renewing the Church

April 20,2013
Featured presenters: Anthony Gittins, C.S.Sp., Frank DeSiano, C.S.P., Rev. Sean McCarthy, and Susan M. Timoney

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The Legacy of Vatican II

September 26, 2013
Symposium with multiple presenters

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From Plurality to Solidarity through Justice

October 4, 2013
Presenters:  John Baumann, S.J., Catherine Cornille, Larry Gordon, and Nancy Pineda-Madrid

John L. Allen, Jr.
The Francis Papacy:
Reform, Renewal, and Resistance

October 30, 2013
Presenter: John L. Allen, Jr.

Mark Mogilka
Leadership in a Multi-Parish Setting

November 8, 2013
Presenter: Mark Mogilka

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Journey with the Saints of Lent

March 28, 2014
Presenter:  Br. Michael O’Neill McGrath, O.S.F.S.

The Transformative Power of Faith:
Responding to Pope Francis’s Call

March 31, 2014
Panelists: Mary Susanne Dziedzic, C.S.S.F., José Lopez, Digna R. López, and John Hatcher, S.J.  Moderator: Dean Mark Massa, S.J.

Margaret E. Guider, O.S.F.
Families with Disabilities:
Recipients or Agents of the New Evangelization?

April 11, 2014
Presenter:  Margaret E. Guider, O.S.F., with Maria Cataldo-Cunniff

Kenneth Himes, O.F.M.
Poverty: What did Jesus Preach?
What does the Church Teach?

September 23, 2014
Presenter: Kenneth Himes, O.F.M.

Helen Prejean, C.S.J.
Dead Man Walking:
A Conversation with Sr. Helen Prejean

Thursday, October 9, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Presenter: Helen Prejean, C.S.J.

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A Theology From and For Lived Faith

October 22, 2014
Presenters: Claire E. Wolfteich, Roberto Goizueta, Colleen Griffith, and Thomas H. Groome


Rev. Debbie Little
Taking the Church to the Street

October 24, 2014
Presenter: Rev. Debbie Little


James Bretzke, S.J.
Life Matters:
Reflections on the Synod on the Family

October 28, 2014
Presenter: James Bretzke, S.J.

Kathleen Hughes, R.S.C.J.
Sacraments and Chicken Soup:
Sacramental Living in a Post-Conciliar Church

October 30, 2014
Presenter:  Kathleen Hughes, R.S.C.J.

Natana J. DeLong-Bas
Islam for Catholics 101

March 5, 2015
Presenter: Natana J. DeLong-Bas

Nancy T. AmmermanHosffman Ospino
Parishes in Transition:
Learning to Live in Tabernacles

April 24, 2015
Presenters: Nancy T. Ammerman and Hosffman Ospino

Natana J. DeLong-Bas
Muslim Women and Islamic Law: Myths and Realities

October 15, 2015
Presenter: Natana J. DeLong-Bas

Thomas H. Groome
Sowing the Seeds of Faith:
It is (Almost) All in the Family

October 22, 2015
Presenter: Thomas H. Groome

James Bretzke, S.J.
Rereading the Roman Tea Leaves:
The Francis Effect in the Synods on the Family

November 4, 2015
Presenter: James Bretzke, S.J.
Response by: Susan Reynolds

Melissa Kelley
Loss, Change, and Resilience in Communities of Faith

November 6, 2015
Presenter: Melissa Kelley

Gustavo Gutiérrez, O.P.
My Faith Story within
the Story of Liberation Theology

November 16, 2015
Presenter: Gustavo Gutiérrez, O.P.


O. Ernesto Valiente
A Liberating Spirituality for a Suffering World

November 19, 2015
Presenter: O. Ernesto Valiente

Who are the "Nones"?

February 25, 2016
Presenter: Nancy T. Ammerman

Latin American Intellectual Roots of Pope Francis’s Pontificate

April 4, 2016
Presenter: Rev. Carlos Maria Galli    

The Practical Theology of Jean Vanier:
Faith in a Vulnerable Community

October 13, 2016
Presenter: David O. Jenkins

Where Two or Three Are Gathered: Transforming the Parish through Communities of Practice

October 27, 2016
Presenter: Jane E. Regan

Tending Your Own Garden: A Spirituality for Active Ministry

November 4, 2016
Presenter: Colleen M. Griffith

The Psalms: Jewish-Catholic Dialogue through Shared Praise

March 2, 2017
Presenter:  Andrew R. Davis

A Tapestry of Needs and Strengths: Ministering to Older People with Realism and Hope

March 24, 2017
Presenter:  Myles N. Sheehan, S.J., M.D. 

Nurturing the Healing Power of Joy

November 10, 2017
Presenter:  Brita L. Gill-Austern