Four members of our faculty appeared as media commentators during the recent papal visit to the United States: Fr. Thomas Petri, O.P., Fr. Dominic Legge, O.P., Fr. Dominic Langevin, O.P., and Dr. Jem Sullivan.
The conference will take place at Ave Maria University, January 25-27, 2016. Speakers include: Serge-Thomas Bonino, O.P.; Romanus Cessario, O.P.; Christopher Cullen, S.J.; Michael Dauphinais; Barry David; Lawrence Feingold; Steven A. Long; Roger Nutt; Thomas Osborne; Michael Sherwin, O.P.; Joseph Trabbic; Michael Waldstein; and Thomas Joseph White, O.P.
To register for this conference, please visit the conference website.
The Thomistic Institute and the Catholic Artists Society present “The Art of the Beautiful: The Incarnation and its Implications for Art.” Now in its third year, this lecture series will be held at the Catholic Center at New York University. Lectures will be followed by a reception and sung compline. The schedule is:
“I love the story of how St. Dominic converted an Albigensian innkeeper…St. Dominic, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, brought forth convincing arguments in defense of the Catholic faith during the course of the conversation. But ultimately, I am sure that what made his preaching effective, what in the end converted the innkeeper, was that St. Dominic made Jesus Christ known to him through his words and his demeanor. The innkeeper encountered Christ that night and experienced in his heart a joy and freedom that was fulfilled in his hearing.”
Click below to read the entire homily by PFIC president, Fr. John A. Langlois, O.P., for the Mass of the Spirit, an annual tradition asking for the Lord’s blessing on the new academic year.
Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P., will be among the speakers at the inaugural Symposium Thomisticum, to be held at the Center Culturel Irlandais in Paris, France, June 23-25, 2016. The theme of the Symposium will be Aquinas and Modern Philosophies.
For more information on the Symposium, including a list of speakers, please visit their website.
The Thomistic Institute recently cosponsored with the Archdiocese of Baltimore the fourth annual Conference for Priests entitled, “Becoming a Better Confessor: Using the Virtues and Vices in the Confessional”, which took place on July 7-9, 2015 at the Archdiocese of Baltimore and the Basilica of the Assumption. Approximately 160 priests attended from all over the United States and Canada. Photos (taken by Olivia Obineme) are available here.
On the early evening of Friday, May 15, Solemn Vespers and the Conferral of Degrees for thirty-one students of the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception took place in the priory chapel of the Dominican House of Studies. A gathering of faculty, staff, members of the Board of the Overseers, as well as family and friends of the graduates gathered in the chapel to witness the
On the evening of Wednesday, April 22, Aquin Hall was filled with people to hear Most Rev. J. Augustine DiNoia, O.P., deliver the inaugural Pope Saint John Paul II Lecture, sponsored by the Pontifical Faculty and Friends of John Paul II Foundation. The text of Archbishop DiNoia’s lecture is now available.