Event Archive


Dissertation Defense: Fr. Tomasz Medrek

December 15, 2015 (11:00am - 1:00pm)

S.T.D. candidate Fr. Tomasz Medrek will defend his dissertation Faith and Moral Reasoning: The Development of Karol Wojtyła/John Paul II's Ethical Theory in Light of Vatican II

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The Church in the Modern World: Fifty Years Later

November 13, 2015 — November 14, 2015

 Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council's Constitution on the Church in the Modern World, Gaudium et spes, the Washington Session of the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family will sponsor a conference on Nov. 13-14, 2015.

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Graduation 2015

May 11, 2015 (2:30pm - 4:00pm)

The Graduation Mass for the Class of 2015 will be celebrated at 2:30 p.m., on Monday, May 11, in the Crypt Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

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Graduation Ball

May 10, 2015 (7:30pm - 11:00pm)

The Institute's annual Graduation Ball will take place on Sunday, May 10, at 7:30 p.m., at St. Francis Hall (1340 Quincy Street NE, Washington, DC).

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Healing or Human Enhancement? The Future of Medicine

April 17, 2015

Medicine, by almost all accounts, faces an uncertain future. This symposium will discuss the profound questions surrounding the new possibilities not only for healing but also for so-called human "enhancement" by exploring the effect these have on our expectation of health and the practice of contemporary medicine.

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Dissertation Defense: Carlos Gamundi

April 16, 2015 (10:30am - 12:30pm)

Ph.D. candidate Carlos Gamundi will defend his dissertation The Nuptial and Liturgical Dimensions of the Body in the Theology of St. Paul: The Aptness of Sōma for Holiness, Love, and Worship on Thursday, April 16, at 10:30 a.m., in Room 214.

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2015 McGivney Lectures: The Four Republics

February 23, 2015 — February 26, 2015 (7:00pm - 8:30pm)

During the week of February 23, Prof. Giorgio Buccellati, Professor Emeritus of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles, will present the 2015 McGivney Lectures, "The Four Republics." Starting from his fifty years' expertise as a historian and field archaeologist of Ancient Near Eastern civilizations, his series of three lectures will discuss the origins and development of human community:

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Book Discussion: No God, No Science?

February 5, 2015 (4:00pm - 5:30pm)

Philosopher Phillip Sloan of the University of Notre Dame and theologian Simon Oliver of the University of Nottingham will join Michael Hanby to discuss and debate his latest book: No God, No Science? Theology, Cosmology, Biology.

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2015 Master Class Week

January 12, 2015 — January 16, 2015 (9:30am - 3:30pm)

The 2015 Master Class Week lectures will take place January 12-16 in Room 006.  Attendance is mandatory for all full-time M.T.S. and S.T.L. students and open to all other registered students.

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