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Consistent Ethic of Life Lecture: "The Consistent Ethic of Life in 2016: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same"

When

STARTS: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 4:00 PM
ENDS: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 6:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Ave., Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
Room 210 B & C
Details

Speaker:  Rev. Thomas Nairn, O.F.M., Ph.D. (Senior Director, Theology & Ethics, Catholic Health Association of the United States).

 

Cost
Free and Open to the Public
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Catholics on Call Young Adult Conference

When

STARTS: Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 8:30 AM
ENDS: Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 9:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell, Chicago (see map)
Details

For young people ages 18 to 30 considering a life of service in the Church. For details and to register, visit: http://www.catholicsoncall.org/young-adult-conferences.

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Talking, Listening, and Praying with the Brothers of Taizé

When

STARTS: Monday, February 29, 2016 at 4:00 PM
ENDS: Monday, February 29, 2016 at 6:30 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Ave., Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
Room 210 A & B
Details

Description:  Please join us for an evening of mercy with two of the brothers of the renowned Taizé Community in France, which was formed after World War II in response to a need for peace and reconciliation in the world. 

The event will start with a lecture and dialogue with the brothers, move into an ecumenical prayer service in the Spirit of Taizé, and end with a simple reception.

Cost
Free and Open to the Public
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Spring Shapiro Lecture: "Building Bridges: The Legacy of Polish-Jewish Artist Arthur Szyk, Fighter for Justice and Freedom" (Rabbi Irvin Ungar)

When

STARTS: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 4:00 PM
ENDS: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 6:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Ave., Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
Room 210 B & C
Details

Speaker:  Rabbi Irvin Ungar (Founder & CEO of Historicana, Burlingame, CA and Curator of The Arthur Szyk Society, Burlingame, CA).

 

Cost
Free and Open to the Public
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Winter Shapiro Lecture: "Hearing Jesus' Parables Through Jewish Ears" (Amy-Jill Levine, Ph.D.)

When

STARTS: Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 4:00 PM
ENDS: Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 6:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Ave., Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
Room 210 B & C
Details

Speaker:  Amy-Jill Levine, Ph.D. (University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies, and Professor of Jewish Studies in the Divinity School and College of Arts and Science at Vanderbilt University).

Cost
Free and Open to the Public
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Fall Shapiro Lecture: "The Jewish Mary: A Catholic-Jewish Conversation" (Sr. Mary Christine Athans, B.V.M., Ph.D. & Susannah Heschel, Ph.D.)

When

STARTS: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 4:00 PM
ENDS: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Ave., Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
Room 210 B & C
Details

Speakers:  Sr. Mary Christine Athans, B.V.M., Ph.D. (Professor Emerita at the Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity of the University of St. Thomas and Adjunct Professor at Catholic Theological Union and Loyola University Chicago) [left] and Susannah Heschel, Ph.D. (Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College) [right].

Cost
Free and Open to the Public
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2015 Bernardin Award and Murnion Lecture "Is Common Ground Possible in the Pursuit of Racial Justice?"

When

STARTS: Friday, June 26, 2015 at 7:00 PM
ENDS: Friday, June 26, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
Details

Please join us for the 2015 Bernardin Award and Murnion Lecture "Is Common Ground Possible in the Pursuit of Racial Justice?" The lecture occurs June 26, 2015, 7 pm.  Click here to register for this event.

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Catholic Common Ground Initiative Spring Lecture-Toward a Vibrant Church: The Ecclesial Visions of Cardinal Bernardin and Pope Francis

When

STARTS: Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 5:30 PM
ENDS: Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 8:30 PM

Where
Catholic Theological Union 5416 South Cornell Avenue (see map)
Second Floor
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Toward a Vibrant Church: The Ecclesial Visions of Cardinal Bernardin and Pope Francis

Speaker: Kevin Glauber Ahern, PhD

How can the Church become a more vibrant force in its witness to the Gospel both locally and globally?  Kevin Ahern presents four characteristics or "marks" of a vibrant church by appealing to commonalities in the ecclesial visions of Cardinal Bernardin and Pope Francis.

Parking
Free parking available in CTU garage
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Midday Prayer

When

STARTS: Monday, February 23, 2015 at 12:00 PM
ENDS: Monday, February 23, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Ave, Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
2nd Floor
Details

Please join us for an all-school midday prayer followed by soup and bread fellowship (on the first Monday of Lent). This event is sponsored by CTU's Student Representative Council.

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Campus Open House/Review of Scholarships

When

STARTS: Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 5:30 PM
ENDS: Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
Details

If you want to learn more about CTU, we encourage you to come and visit us! We will be having an upcoming open house on Thursday, January 15, 5:30 – 8 p.m. This special open house will focus on CTU's merit and need-based scholarship opportunities through the Bernardin, Tolton, Romero, and Leadership in Ministry scholarship programs. Learn more about CTU scholarship assistance here.

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