Dominican University Siena Center to Host Lecture: 'All Are Immigrants'
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
River Forest IL (October 9, 2012) - Dominican University's St. Catherine of Siena Center will celebrate the founder of the Dominican Order with its annual Mazzuchelli Lecture on Thursday, November 1, at 4:30 p.m. in the Rosary Chapel on Dominican's Main Campus, 7900 West Division Street, River Forest.
Rev. James Barnett, OP, will give the lecture, titled "All Are Immigrants." The lecture will explore the lives and legacy of four historical Dominican voices for justice: Bartolomé de las Casas, Antonio Montesinos, Samuel Mazzuchelli and St. Catherine of Siena; and challenge us to speak out for justice, especially for the immigrant, in today’s world.
Barnett is a priest of the Dominican Province of St. Albert and has served parishes in the United States and abroad in Bolivia, Honduras and El Salvador. He most recently served in campus ministry at the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., before joining the Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, Mo., as student master.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Siena Center at (708) 714-9105 or email email@example.com.
Dominican University established the St. Catherine of Siena Center to examine critical issues of church and society in the light of faith and scholarship. The center calls together members of the university community, professional ministers and the wider community of faith who are committed to deepening their insight into the role of the Christian in today's world.
http://www.dom.edu/newsroom/press/2012/october/article_0003.html IL, 60305 US
Dan Armstrong - Public Relations Manager, 708-524-6452
immigration, immigrant, catholic, james barnett, dominican, lecture, mazzuchelli, de las casas
Rate This Article
Leave a Comment
More Catholic PrWire
- RealOptions Presents Rachel’s Vineyard Retreats
- Angels and Saints at Ephesus again No. 1 on Billboard’s Classical Traditional Music Chart
- The CatholicTV Network to air Feature on the Fine Arts Summer Academy
- The CatholicTV Network to air Ordinations to the Priesthood for the Archdiocese of Boston
- Live Web Event with Scott Hahn
- New Book by IPS Brings together Psychologists, Theologians and Philosophers to 'Build the Bridge'
- Remembering Fr. Kapaun and all our fallen heroes on Memorial Day
- First U.S. Publisher to Speak at Canadian Catholic Schools Convention
- IPS Press Announces Last Book from the Late Benedict Ashley, O.P. A Culmination of His Life's Work
- Human cloning for stem cells remains unethical, impractical and dangerous