Maestro André Raphel: The Changing Role of Music in Today’s Society

Jason Evert — The Five Loves of St. John Paul the Great

Emily Stimpson: Theology of the Body and the Zombie Apocalypse: A Survival Guide

Fr. Louis Molinelli, SDB: Your Catechetical Heritage: 200th Anniversary of John Bosco’s Birth

Dr. Ryan Anderson: Marriage Equality and Marriage Reality at the Supreme Court

Dr. Ryan Anderson, William E. Simon Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, delivers his talk entitled “Marriage Equality and Marriage Reality at the Supreme Court: What You Need to Know About Marriage and the State.” Dr. Anderson’s talk was part of the Distinguished Speakers Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Father David Meconi, SJ, — “The Seven Deadly Sins”

Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC: Marian Consecration

Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC, author of “33 Days to Morning Glory”, Director of the Association of Marian Helpers, and an alum (Class of 1999) of Franciscan University of Steubenville, discusses the idea of Marian Consecration. Note: The next Marian Consecration Cycle begins on Feb. 20 and ends on the Solemnity of the Annunciation, March 25th.

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David Prosen: Same-Sex Attraction: A Catholic, Professional, and Personal Perspective

David Prosen, LPCC, clinical counselor at Franciscan University of Steubenville, delivers his talk entitled “Same-Sex Attraction: A Catholic, Professional, and Personal Perspective.” Mr. Prosen’s talk was sponsored by the Student Life Dept. at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Kimberly Hahn: Understanding Our Mother: Praying the Scriptural Rosary

Dr. Scott Hahn: Understanding Our Father: The Power of the Seven Petitions (Part Two)

Dr. Scott Hahn: Understanding Our Father: The Power of the Seven Petitions (Part I)

George Weigel — “Evangelical Catholicism”

February Presents — Evangelical Catholicism

February 2015
Franciscan University Presents
“Evangelical Catholicism”

Weigel-Present-Feb15Papal biographer and author of Evangelical Catholicism George Weigel argues that a new era of Catholicism is upon us and says that era brings with it new demands for both the Catholic clergy and laity. In this lively discussion, he unpacks the nature, origins, and implications of evangelical Catholicism with Franciscan University Presents host Michael Hernon, vice president of Advancement at Franciscan University, and panelists Dr. Regis Martin and Dr. Scott Hahn of Franciscan University’s Theology Department.

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Hildebrand vs. Hitler Book Panel

The Hildebrand vs. Hitler Book Panel event highlighted the launch of a new book “My Battle Against Hitler” by the Hildebrand Project.

The panel, discussing Hildebrand’s life and work, was composed of:

John Henry Crosby, President and Founder of the Hildebrand Project.
John F. Crosby, Director of the MA Philosophy Program
Dr. Patricia Donohue, Professor of Theology
Dr. Kimberly Georgedes, Professor of History
Dr. Jonathan Sanford, Professor of Philosophy

The event was co-sponsored by the Hildebrand Project and Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Dr. Janet Smith — The Catholic Intellectual Tradition

Dr. Janet Smith, Professor at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit and author of “Why Humanae Vitae Was Right”, talks about the importance of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition as a tool for personal formation.

Dr. Aaron Kheriaty speaks about Depression

Dr. Aaron Kheriaty, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, Irvine, and Author of “The Catholic Guide to Depression”, discusses depression from a Catholic perspective.

Dr. John Bergsma — The Dead Sea Scrolls and The Essenes

Dr. John Bergsma, Professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville and Senior Fellow at the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, talks about the Jewish monastic community known as The Essenes, thought to be the transcribers of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Steve Ray — Why Faith and Reason?

Steve Ray, Pilgrimage Guide and Conference Speaker at Franciscan University of Steubenville, Host of the “Footprints of God” video series, and author of “Crossing the Tiber”, describes why both Faith and Reason are necessary.

Father Peter Cameron, O.P. — “Loved by God”

January 2015: “Loved by God”

Father Peter CameronJanuary 2015
Franciscan University Presents
“Loved by God”

Scripture tells us repeatedly that God loves us. But what does that mean? What is the love of God and how are we called to respond to it? How can we experience God’s love even when we suffer?
Guest Father Peter Cameron, OP, editor-in-chief of Magnificat and author of the book, Made for Love, Loved by God, takes on these and other questions about knowing and growing in God’s love with host Michael Hernon, vice president of Advancement at Franciscan University, and panelists Dr. Regis Martin and Dr. Scott Hahn of Franciscan University’s Theology Department.

Dr. Roger Scruton Q & A Session

Dr. Roger Scruton, author of The Aesthetics of Architecture and Beauty, takes questions from participants and attendees at the Power of Beauty Conference. The Session was moderated by Dr. John F. Crosby, Professor of Philosophy. The Power of Beauty Conference was co-sponsored by the Hildebrand Project and Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Other featured videos from the conference include:

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The Power of Beauty — Artist Panel

The Power of Beauty Conference concluded with this panel of artists, responding to the central themes from the conference. The Panel was composed of Fr. Roque Reyes, moral theologian, Linus Meldrum, Professor of Fine Arts, Dr. Jessica Ewell, Professor of Music, and architect Erik Bootsma. The Power of Beauty Conference was co-sponsored by the Hildebrand Project and Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Dr. Roger Scruton — “Beauty and Desecration”

Dr. Roger Scruton, writer and philosopher, delivers his talk entitled “Beauty and Desecration”. Dr. Scruton’s talk was part of the Power of Beauty Conference, co-sponsored by the Hildebrand Project, and was part of the Distinguished Speakers Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Other featured videos from the conference include:

 

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Dr. Terrence Tilley — “Academic Freedom, Divine Revelation, and The Catholic University”

Dr. Terrence Tilley, Professor of Theology at Fordham University, delivers his talk entitled “Academic Freedom, Divine Revelation, and the Catholic University.” Dr. Tilley’s talk was delivered at the Academic Freedom and Revealed Truth Symposium, which was part of the ongoing Fidelity and Freedom Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

The series seeks to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Saint John Paul II’s Ex corde Ecclessiae through an in-depth exploration of its meaning and import. Over the course of the year, scholars representing various viewpoints will weigh in on the issues at the heart of the document.

A response to Dr. Tilley’s talk was given by Dr. Stephen Hildebrand, Director of the MA Theology Program at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Other talks delivered at the conference included:

*Note: Not all talks in this series necessarily represents the viewpoint of Franciscan University and its faculty.

 

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Fr. Peter Ryan, SJ — “The Catholic University and the Idea of Academic Freedom”

Fr. Peter Ryan, SJ, Executive Director of the Secretariat of Doctrine at the USCCB, delivers his talk entitled “The Catholic University and the Idea of Academic Freedom”. Fr. Ryan’s talk was delivered at the Academic Freedom and Revealed Truth Symposium, which was part of the ongoing Fidelity and Freedom Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

The series seeks to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Saint John Paul II’s Ex corde Ecclessiae through an in-depth exploration of its meaning and import. Over the course of the year, scholars representing various viewpoints will weigh in on the issues at the heart of the document.

A response to Fr. Ryan’s talk was given by Dr. John F. Crosby, Director of the MA Philosophy program at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Other talks delivered at the conference included:

*Note: Not all talks in this series necessarily represent the viewpoint of Franciscan University and its faculty.

 

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Richard Jusseaume — “The Heart of the Matter: Academic Freedom and Religious Liberty”

Richard Jusseaume, President of Walsh University, delivers his talk “The Heart of the Matter: Academic Freedom and Religious Liberty”. Mr. Jusseaume’s talk was delivered at the Academic Freedom and Revealed Truth Symposium, which was part of the ongoing Fidelity and Freedom Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

The series seeks to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Saint John Paul II’s Ex corde Ecclessiae through an in-depth exploration of its meaning and import. Over the course of the year, scholars representing various viewpoints will weigh in on the issues at the heart of the document.

A response to Mr. Jusseaume’s talk was given by Dr. Daniel R. Kempton, Vice President for Academic Affairs at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Other talks delivered at the conference included:

*Note: Not all talks in this series necessarily represent the viewpoint of Franciscan University and its faculty.

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Carl Fougerousse — The Universality of the Figure: Its Importance and its Decline

Carl Fougerousse ’98, artist and sculptor, delivers his talk entitled “The Universality of the Figure: Its Importance and its Decline.” Mr. Fougerousse’s talk was part of the Fine Arts Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Dr. John Bergsma — “The Dead Sea Scrolls and Celibacy”

Dr. John Bergsma, Professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville and Senior Fellow at the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, discusses the historical roots of the practice of celibacy.

Marcus Grodi — Why We Need Faith

Marcus Grodi, President of the Coming Home Network and Host of EWTN’s “The Journey Home”, discusses Faith as trust.