“Faith in the Future: Christian Life in a Turbulent Time” — An Evening with Archbishop Charles J. Chaput
Monday, February 27
Presented by Henry Holt and Company to celebrate their publication of Strangers in a Strange Land: Living the Catholic Faith in a Post-Christian World. The event will be held at the Sheen Center, 18 Bleeker Street (between Mott and Elizabeth Street), from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
“What Are Natural Rights?”
Saturday, April 1
The Thomistic Institue is hosting a conference featureing lectures by Fr. Dominic Legge, OP, Charles Kesler, and Nigel Biggar, as well as a panel comprised of Sherif Girgis, Chad Pecknold, Vincent Phillip Munoz, and Adrian Vermeule. The conference is co-sponsored by Notre Dame University. The event will be held at the NYU Catholic Center (238 Thompson Street, New York, NY 10012), and will begin at 12:30 p.m.
“My Catholica: Masters, Muses, and Mystery”
Tuesday, March 7
Please join us at the opening reception of Alfonse Borysewicz's art show. The event will be held at the First Things editorial offices, 35 East 21st Street, Sixth floor, New York, NY 10010.
And don't miss the spring NYC Theology on Tap series, hosted by our very own Alexi Sargeant and his wife Leah Libresco Sargeant. All Theology on Tap events take place at Connolly’s Pub and Restaurant, 121 West 45th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) Third Floor (Klub 45 Room). Arrive as early as 7:00 p.m. The talks will begin at 7:30.
“Engaging the Culture” with C. C. Pecknold
Monday, March 6
Theologian C. C. Pecknold will discuss what tools Christians have for engaging the broader culture and what Augustine’s “City of God” can teach us today.
“Little Sins Mean a Lot” with Elizabeth Scalia
Monday, March 20
Author Elizabeth Scalia joins us to discuss some of the “little sins” that, if left unexamined and unconfessed, can have a serious impact on our spiritual lives.
“Radical Trust in God” with Meg Hunter-Kilmer
Monday, March 27
Hobo missionary Meg Hunter-Kilmer will discuss her ministry and how we can cultivate radical trust in God’s provision.
Monday, April 24
“The Social Vision of Leo XIII in the Twenty-First Century”
Thursday, March 9
Can our social lives amount to more than just exchange and distribution? How have economic and political developments in the West complicated the vision of the Pope Leo XIII for human society? Russell Hittinger, Warren Professor of Catholic Studies at the University of Tulsa, will take up these questions in a public lecture, which is free and open to the public, and will be followed by a reception with refreshments.
“Rediscovering Integral Humanism”
July 2 - 13
Made your summer plans yet? Pembroke College of Oxford University and Ampleforth Abbey are hosting a seminar, led by Princeton theology professor Margarita Mooney, to discuss questions like: What is the purpose of higher education? Why do we pursue specialized fields of knowledge in a university environment? What is the relationship between education and freedom? How are culture and faith informed by education?
“Economics and Catholic Social Thought: A Primer”
May 22 - 26
This Lumen Christi Institute seminar is designed as an introduction and immersion into Catholic social thought for graduate students and faculty in economics, finance, or related fields. Participants will cover foundational principles in Catholic social thought starting with the human person, dignity, freedom, subsidiarity, solidarity, and the common good, and moving toward applications of these principles to conceptual understandings and ethical considerations involving economic topics such as utility theory, firm and business ethics, wages, markets, globalization, poverty, and development. Participants will delve into social encyclicals, secondary sources, and relevant economics texts. See more Lumen Christi seminars here.