A Theological Exploration of Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam Trilogy
on April 22, 2015, 3:00 pm
This lecture will explore themes related to the doctrines of creation and eschatology emerging from Margaret Atwood’s dystopian take on modern culture.
Making Peace not War with the People of Iraq
on April 15, 2015, 7:45 pm
Weldon Nisly will propose Just Peace as a more faithful and effective way to transform conflict in our world than the tragedy of just war.
Venue: Abbey Chapter House
Church, Community, Creativity: Testimony of Courage and Hope through the Prism of Latin American Women
Exhibition Opening at the Haehn Museum
on April 12, 2015, 1:00 pm
This exhibition highlights the work carried out by the Benedictine Sisters in the favelas of Brazil and shantytowns of Chile from the 1960s to the present through text, photos, and artifacts.
Venue: Haehn Museum
Barhebraeus’ Metrical Grammar from Medieval Tur ‘Abdin to Renaissance Rome
on April 9, 2015, 3:30 pm
The lecture will explore the manuscript tradition of Barhebraeus’ Metrical Grammar in the light of its use by Eastern and Western scholars between the 14th and 16th century.
Venue: HMML Reading Room
Mapping Early Resurrection Meaning
on March 25, 2015, 3:00 pm
This lecture addresses the somewhat puzzling fact that the narrative of the resurrected Jesus in Luke 24 has little to say about a general resurrection
on March 20, 2015, 5:00 pm
Alice Chapman gave a presentation at the Butler Center entitled Land, Power and the Papacy.
Venue: Collegeville Institute
A presentation by Susan Yanos
on February 25, 2015, 6:15 pm
Susan Yanos presented on forgiveness, as part of a Lenten adult education series at the Parish of Saint John the Baptist, in Collegeville, MN.
How Lace can Shape a Mission for Unity
on February 11, 2015, 3:00 pm
This lecture by Jennifer Kryszak shared how the reclaiming of historical practices and ministries enable religious communities to craft a shared memory that embodies their mission and promotes justice.
Venue: Saint Benedict’s Monastery
From Monasteries to the Royal Tents
on December 4, 2014, 3:30 pm
In this lecture, Dr. Anton Pritula will present his research on the Syriac Christian poets of the 13th- 14th centuries, reconstruct the main stages and styles, and describe the political and historical milieu of the epoch.
Venue: HMML Reading Room
How to Read Poetry Devotionally
on November 19, 2014, 11:30 am
This talk will briefly discuss the history of the relationship of poetry and devotion, consider strategies for reading poetry devotionally, and introduce some poetic resources for devotional times.
An evening of performance and conversation
on October 1, 2014, 7:45 pm
An evening of concert performance and conversation—from the Bible and liturgy to Bach, Chopin, Paganini, and traditional Korean music.