Event Archive


Dec
20

Dissertation Defense: Fr. David Nerbun

December 20, 2017 (10:00am - 12:30pm)

S.T.D. candidate Fr. David Nerbun will defend his dissertation The Original Icons of Faithful Discipleship Within the Eschatological Family of Jesus: John and Mary Standing By the Crucified (Jn 19:26-27) on Wednesday, December 20, at 10a.m. in Room 214. His dissertation board includes JosephC. Atkinson (director), Fr. Paolo Prosperi, F.S.C.B., and Nicholas J. Healy, from the Institute faculty, and Fr. TImothy Bellamah, O.P., of the Dominican House of Studies.

This event is open to the public.

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Dec
12

Dissertation Defense: Michael J. Higgins

December 12, 2017 (1:30pm - 4:00pm)

Ph.D. candidate Michael J. Higgins will defend his dissertation Giving Perfections, Receiving Perfections: The Essential Divine Attributes in Aquinas's Trinitarian Theology on Tuesday, December 12, at 1:30 p.m. in Room 214. His dissertation board includes Nicholas J. Healy (director), Fr. Antonio Lopez, F.S.C.B, and Fr. Paolo Prosperi, F.S.C.B., from the Institute faculty, and Matthew Levering, James N. and Mary D. Perry, Jr. Chair of Theology at the University of Saint Mary of the Lake.

This event is open to the public.

 

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Dec
11

Dissertation Defense: Fr. Richard Kramer

December 11, 2017 (2:15pm - 4:45pm)

Ph.D. candidate Fr. Richard Kramer will defend his dissertation The Personal Structure of Truth in the Thought of John Henry Cardinal Newman on Monday, December 11, at 2:15p.m. in Room 214. His dissertation board includes Nicholas J. Healy (director), Margaret Harper McCarthy, and D.C. Schindler, from the Institute faculty, and Adrian J. Walker, from the Catholic University of America faculty.

This event is open to the public.

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Oct
25

Lectures

Literature Among the Ruins: The Case of Brideshead Revisited

October 25, 2017 (4:00pm - 6:00pm)

Dr. R.V. Young, Professor Emeritus of Renaissance Literature at North Carolina State University, will present a lecture entitled "Literature Among the Ruins: The Case of Brideshead Revisited" on Wednesday, October 25, at 4 p.m. in Keane Auditorium.

The lecture will be followed by a reception.

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Oct
06

Meaning and Purpose in Medicine

October 6, 2017 — October 7, 2017

With Saint Mary's University of Minnesota and the Catholic Medical Association (WInona Guild), the John Paul II Institute will co-sponsor a symposium "Meaning and Purpose in Medicine"

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Sep
11

Opening Mass

September 11, 2017 (2:30pm - 3:30pm)

The 2017-18 Opening Mass will  be celebrated in the Redemptor Hominis Church at the Saint John Paul II National Shrine on September 11, 2017, at 2:30 p.m.

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Aug
25

2017-18 Orientation

August 25, 2017 (9:00am - 3:00pm)

New and returning students for the 2017-18 academic year will gather with Institute faculty and staff for Orientation on Friday, August 25, at 9:00 a.m.

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May
09

Graduation 2017

May 9, 2017 (2:30pm - 4:00pm)

The Graduation Mass for the Class of 2017 will be celebrated at 2:30 p.m., on Tuesday, May 9, in the Redemptor Hominis Chapel of the Saint John Paul II National Shrine.

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May
08

Graduation Ball

May 8, 2017 (7:30pm - 11:00pm)

The Institute's annual Graduation Ball will take place on Monday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m., at St. Francis Hall (1340 Quincy Street NE, Washington, DC).

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Mar
30

Gift and the Unity of Being

March 30, 2017 (4:00pm - 6:00pm)

On Thursday, March 30, at 4 p.m., philosopher John Milbank, President of the Centre of Theology and Philosophy at the University of Nottingham, of will join Fr. Antonio López to discuss and debate his latest book: Gift and the Unity of Being.

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Mar
22

Creation’s Ends: Teleology and the Natural

March 22, 2017 (4:00pm - 6:00pm)

Dr. Simon Oliver, Van Mildert Professor of Divinity in the Department of Theology and Religion of Durham University, will present a lecture entitled "Creation's Ends: Teleology and the Natural" on Wednesday, March 22, at 4 p.m. in Keane Auditorium.

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Feb
17

The Heart of Female Same-Sex Attraction

February 17, 2017 (4:00pm - 6:00pm)

Dr. Janelle Hallman, a licensed professional counsellor who specializes in assisting women with same-sex attraction, will give a lecture relating to her work The Heart of Female Same-Sex Attraction, on Friday, February 17, at 4:00 p.m. in Keane Auditorium.

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