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Public Lectures

Sundays at CTU: "Walk Together--Don't Be Weary--the Wisdom of African-American Spiritual Traditions in Responding to Today's Unsettling Times"

When

STARTS: Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 3:00 PM
ENDS: Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Ave. Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
210 - 2nd Floor
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In times marked by increases in violence and intolerance, from Ferguson, MO to New York City, from Guerrero, Mexico to Northern Nigeria, what might African-American spiritual traditions offer to communities that are journeying in search of authenticity and wholeness?

Lecturer is Dr. C. Vanessa White, Assistant Professor of Spirituality and Ministry and Director of the Augustus Tolton Pastoral Ministry Program.

Liturgy follows at 4 p.m. Presider is Rev. Larry Dowling, Priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago, Pastor of St. Agatha Church.

Cost
Free and open to the public.
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Celebration of Janet McKenzie's paintings

When

STARTS: Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 3:00 PM
ENDS: Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
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CTU has had  the enormous good fortune to be the recipient of five paintings by noted artist Janet McKenzie. Ms. McKenzie’s painting, “Jesus of the People,” was the winner of National Catholic Reporter’s competition in 1999 to find the face of Jesus for a new millennium.

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)
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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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Dr. Paul Farmer speaks to the CTU Community

When

STARTS: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 12:30 PM
ENDS: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 1:30 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Avenue (see map)
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Dr. Paul Farmer, the 2015 Blessed are the Peacemakers Award recipient, will address the CTU community on Wednesday, April 29 at 12:30 pm in room 210 B and C. All CTU students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to attend. Dr. Farmer is an internationally renowned physician, anthropologist, and humanitarian. He is the co-founder of Partners In Health, an organization dedicated to creating a preferential option for the poor in health care. Learn more about his work at PIH here. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Dr.

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Nature's Place: Opening Reception, group art exhibit of the 57th Street Art Fair 2015 Artists

When

STARTS: Friday, May 8, 2015 at 6:00 PM
ENDS: Friday, May 8, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Avenue (see map)
4th Floor, Mary-Frances and Bill Veeck Art Galler
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You're invited to the opening reception of Nature's Place, the group art exhibit of the 57th Street Art Fair 2015 Artists.  Featuring the work of Kathleen Eaton, Jim Bachor, Mary Burke, Xavier Nuez, Renee Earley, Steve Skinner, Ron Mellot, Jim Dee, Delores Fortuna, Taylor Mazer and more.

The show runs from May 8 – July 31,  2015. The gallery is open weekdays from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Opening reception on Friday, May 8, 6 – 8 p.m.  On-site parking available.

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Lenten Liturgy

When

STARTS: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 4:30 PM
ENDS: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 5:30 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Avenue (see map)
210
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Please join us for the Lenten Liturgy.

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A conversation with Dr. Herbert Anderson on his book The Divine Art of Dying: How to Live Well While Dying

When

STARTS: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 4:00 PM
ENDS: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
2nd Floor, B and C
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The Student Representative Council (SRC) and Theophilus: The Student Journal of CTU present A Sprituality for Dying. A conversation with Dr. Herbert Anderson about his new book,  The Divine Art of Dying: How to Live Well While Dying

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2015 Fall Lecture Series--Care for Creation: Scripture, Science, and Ethics

When

STARTS: Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 7:00 PM
ENDS: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Ave. Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
210 B and C
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Join us from September to December 2015 for Care for Creation: Scripture, Science, and Ethics with Dawn Nothwehr, OSF, and DePaul University Associate Professor Mark J. Potosnak. In timing for  Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical on ecology, Catholic Theological Union presents this public lecture series on the Church and the environment. The course will provide the foundations for Catholic Social Teaching on environmental issues, such as ethical sources and norms, doctinal warrants, biblical themes, and science for environmental literacy.

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Humanitarian Intervention or Inhumanitarian Nonintervention? Lecture by Kenneth Himes, OFM

When

STARTS: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 4:00 PM
ENDS: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Where
5416 S. Cornell Avenue, Chicago, 60615 (see map)
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Please join us for the Historical and Doctrinal Studies Lecture titled "Humanitarian Intervention or Inhumanitarian Nonintervention? Catholic Social Thought and the Challenge to Protect Human Rights."  The lecture is presented by Kenneth Himes, OFM.  

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Commencement Ceremony

When

STARTS: Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 7:30 PM
ENDS: Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 9:00 PM

Where
1100 East Hyde Park Boulevard, Chicago IL (see map)
K.A.M. Isaiah Israel Congregation
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Catholic Theological Union 

and the Graduating Class of 2015 

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