Rocco Buttiglione — A Note on Phenomenology

Rocco Buttiglione, Professor of Political Science at Saint Pius V University, gives a brief definition of phenomenology in this excerpt from his talk, “Beyond Descartes: Intersubjectivity as Ground of Knowledge of the Self”.  Mr. Buttiglione’s talk was part of the Annual Edith Stein Lecture Series, sponsored by the Philosophy Department at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Maggie Gallagher—Marriages: The Challenges Ahead

Maggie Gallagher, author of the book “Debating Same-Sex Marriage”, discusses the challenges facing the defense of traditional marriage in this excerpt from her talk entitled “Marriages: The Challenges Behind, The Challenges Ahead”.  Ms. Gallagher’s talk was part of the Society of Catholic Social Scientists Conference at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Karen Wood — America’s Obsession with Youth

Karen Wood, Visiting Instructor of Sociology at Benedictine College, discusses American’s obsession with youth in this excerpt from her talk entitled “The Social Construction of Youth Culture in America: How the Roots and Values of Popular Culture Run Counter to the New Evangelization”.  Ms. Wood’s talk was part of the Society of Catholic Social Scientists Conference.

John Garvey — The Gift of the Holy Spirit as Con-natural

John Garvey, President of the Catholic University of America, describes the nature of the gifts of the Holy Spirit in this excerpt from his talk, “John Henry Newman and Catholic Education”.  Mr. Garvey’s talk was part of the Inaugural Symposium on Catholic Higher Education and the New Evangelization at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Dr. Stephen R. Sharkey — Liquid Modernity: A Result of Increasing Rates of Societal Change

Dr. Stephen R. Sharkey, Professor of Sociology at Alverno College, discusses nnn in this excerpt from his talk entitled “Proposing a Catholic Sociology of Sex and Gender to a Post-Modern Culture.”  Dr. Sharkey’s lecture was a part of the Society of Catholic Social Scientists Conference.

Fr. David Meconi, S. J. — Christian Persecution in Rome

Fr. David Meconi, SJ, Assistant Professor of Theological Studies at St. Louis University, makes a distinction about the root of Roman persecution in this excerpt from his talk entitled “Constantine, Christ, and the Cross: The Edict of Milan 1700 Years Later”.  Fr. Meconi’s talk was part of the Distinguished Speakers Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Dr. John Haldane — Challenges to Finding a Common Human Experience

Dr. John Haldane, Professor of Philosophy at the University of St. Andrews, discusses the difficulties people have in agreeing on the existence of a common human experience in this excerpt from his talk entitled “Three Perspectives on Human Life”.  Dr. Haldane’s lecture was sponsored by the Institute of Bioethics at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Dr. Richard Fehring — Motivation and Technology Impacting NFP

Dr. Richard Fehring, Research Director and Professor at the Marquette University College of Nursing, discusses the effects of motivation on the effectiveness of NFP and the use of technology to increase awareness of NFP in this excerpt from his talk entitled “Scientific, Spiritual, and Marital Dynamics of Natural Family Planning.”  Dr. Fehring’s talk was part of the “Humanae Vitae at 45: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Holiness” Conference.

Dr. Michael J. Healy — The Value of Time

Dr. Michael J. Healy, Professor of Philosophy at Franciscan University of Steubenville, discusses Søren Kierkegaard’s view of time in this excerpt from his talk “Time and Oughtness in Kierkegaard.”  Dr. Healy’s talk was part of the “Philosophical Legacy of Søren Kierkegaard Lecture Series”.

Msgr. Paul McPartlan — The Personal Emphasis in Lumen Gentium

Msgr. Paul McPartlan, the Carl J. Peter Professor of Systematic Theology and Ecumenism at Catholic University of America, discusses Lumen Gentium’s focus on Personhood in this excerpt from his talk entitled “Christ our Light: Lumen Gentium and the Program of Vatican II.”  Msgr. McPartlan’s talk was part of the Year of Faith Symposium on Vatican II.

Fr. Andrew Apostoli, CFR — The Works of Mercy and St. Francis

Fr. Andrew Apostoli, CFR, Co-Founder of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, discusses the Franciscan charism of performing works of mercy, in this excerpt from his talk entitled “What to Do When Jesus is Hungry”.  Fr. Apostoli’s talk was part of the Missionary Outreach Lecture Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Dr. James Coyle — Church Documents on Social Media

Dr. James Coyle, Professor of Communication Arts at Franciscan University of Steubenville,  discusses some documents released by the Catholic Church regarding communications media in this excerpt from his talk entitled “Saints, Sinners, and Social Media.”  Dr. Coyle’s talk was part of the Veritas Lecture Series.

Teresa Collett, JD — The Comstock Laws and Humanae Vitae

Teresa Collett, JD, Professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, discusses the 1873 Comstock Act in this excerpt from her talk entitled “Humanae Vitae, Contraception, and American Law.”  Ms. Collett’s talk was part of the “Humanae Vitae at 45: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Holiness” Conference.

Fr. Peter Ryan, SJ — Karol Wojtyla’s Role in Humanae Vitae

Fr. Peter Ryan, SJ, Executive Director of the Secretariate of Doctrinal and Canonical Affairs for the USSCB, discusses the pivotal role played by a Polish Cardinal in the formation of the document in this excerpt from his talk entitled “Humanae Vitae in Historical and Social Perspective”.  Fr. Ryan’s talk was part of the “Humanae Vitae at 45: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Holiness” Conference.

Dr. Scott Hahn — The Comparison of Vatican I and II

Dr. Scott Hahn, The Fr. Michael Scanlan Professor of Biblical Theology and the New Evangelization at Franciscan University of Steubenville, compares Vatican I and II in this excerpt from his talk, “The New Evangelization and Franciscan University.”  Dr. Hahn’s talk was the final event in the celebration of the inauguration of Father Sean O. Sheridan, TOR, sixth president of Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Fr. Sean O. Sheridan, TOR — The Qualities of the New Evangelization

Fr. Sean O. Sheridan, TOR, president of Franciscan University of Steubenville, discusses some important properties of the New Evangelization in this excerpt from his talk, “A Presidential Perspective: Catholic Higher Education and the New Evangelization.”  Fr. Sean’s talk was part of the Inaugural Symposium on Catholic Higher Education and the New Evangelization.

Bishop Jeffrey Montforton — The Holy Spirit as the Source of the New Evangelization

Most Rev. Jeffrey M. Monforton, bishop of Steubenville, credits the Holy Spirit as being the font of the New Evangelization in this excerpt from his talk: “A Shepherd’s Perspective: Catholic Higher Education and the New Evangelization.” Bishop Monforton’s talk was the first of the symposium on Catholic Higher Education and the New Evangelization. The symposium was part of the series of events to celebrate the inauguration of Father Sean O. Sheridan, TOR, as sixth president of Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Fr. Tom Morrow — The Language of Affection

Fr. Tom Morrow, author of “Christian Courtship in an Over-Sexed World”, discusses the language of affection in this excerpt from his talk on the subject of living chastity before marriage.  Fr. Tom’s talk was part of the Veritas Lecture Series.

Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow — Liberia

Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow, Founder of Mary’s Meals (marysmeals.org), talks about the work of his organization in Liberia and promotes the upcoming film “Child 31” during his presentation at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Doug Keck — Reality and Fairness

Doug Keck, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of EWTN, talks about our perceptions of fairness in this excerpt from his talk entitled “Real Leadership in a Virtual Universe”.  Doug’s talk was part of the Distinguished Speakers Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Dr. Andrew Sodergren — The Roles of Multiple Attachment Figures

Dr. Andrew Sodergren, Clinical Psychologist at Ruah Woods Psychological Services, explains why we need multiple attachments in this excerpt from the 2nd half of his presentation about Attachment Theory and why it matters to the moral development of individuals.  Dr. Sodergren’s appearance was part of the Annual Gemelli Lecture Series, sponsored by the Department of Psychology, Social Work, and Sociology at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Dr. Andrew Sodergren — Love: Our Origin and End

Dr. Andrew Sodergren, Clinical Psychologist at Ruah Woods Psychological Services, discusses the role of love human psychology in this excerpt from the 1st half of his presentation about Attachment Theory and why it matters to the moral development of individuals.  Dr. Sodergren’s appearance was part of the Annual Gemelli Lecture Series, sponsored by the Department of Psychology, Social Work, and Sociology at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Curtis Martin — An Encounter with Jesus Christ

Curtis Martin, President of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students, talks about the personal side of evangelization in this excerpt from his talk entitled “New Leaders for the New Evangelization” at Franciscan University of Steubenville.  Curtis Martin’s appearance was part of the Spring 2013 Distinguished Speakers Series.

Dr. John Crosby — Incarnational Humanism and Eschatological Humanism

Dr. John Crosby, Director of the MA Philosophy Program at Franciscan University of Steubenville, discusses incarnational humanism and eschatological humanism in this excerpt from his talk entitled “The Triumph of Incarnational Humanism at Vatican II” delivered at the Year of Faith Symposium on Vatican II at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

John Calipari — Staying Positive

John Calipari, Men’s Basketball Head Coach at the University of Kentucky, talks about maintaining a positive attitude in this excerpt from his talk “Creating a Championship Environment” at the Baron Club Dinner at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Watch the full talk here: Creating a Championship Environment.

Dr. Christopher Kaczor — Conscience and Its Threats

Dr. Christopher Kaczor, Professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University, discusses the current threats to the consciences of healthcare workers.  Dr. Kaczor is the author of several books, including “The Seven Big Myths About the Catholic Church” and “The Ethics of Abortion.”

Watch the full talk here: Defending Rights of Conscience for Healthcare Workers.

Dr. John Rist — What is Meant By Morality?

Dr. John Rist, the Fr. Kurt Pritzl, O.P., Chair in Philosophy at Catholic University of America, defines morality in this excerpt from his keynote entitled “Must Morality Be Grounded in God?” at the 2013 Annual Conference on Christian Philosophy, hosted by Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Watch the full talk here: Must Morality Be Grounded in God?

Dr. Philip Sutton — Experiences and Perceptions Associated with Same-Sex Attraction

Dr. Philip Sutton, a practicing psychologist, explains some common experiences shared among persons with same-sex attraction in this excerpt from his talk, “Offering Compassionate Professional Care to Persons with Same-Sex Attraction.”

Watch the full talk here: Offering Compassionate Professional Care to Persons with Same-Sex Attraction.

Dr. Mark Murphy — Keynote Excerpt

Dr. Mark Murphy, McDevitt Chair of Religious Philosophy at Georgetown University, discusses Morality and God in this excerpt from his keynote entitled “Suárez’s ‘Best Argument’ and the Dependence of Morality on God” at the 2013 Annual Conference on Christian Philosophy, hosted by Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Watch the full talk here: Suárez’s ‘Best Argument’ and the Dependence of Morality on God.

Dr. Christopher Tollefsen — Morality and God

Dr. Christopher Tollefsen, Professor of Philosophy at the University of South Carolina, discusses the relationship between Morality and God in this excerpt from his keynote presentation entitled “Morality in God” at the 2013 Annual Conference on Christian Philosophy, hosted by Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Watch the full talk here: Morality in God.

Dr. John Rist — The Foundation of Plato’s Academy

Dr. John Rist, the Fr. Kurt Pritzl, O.P., Chair of Philosophy at Catholic University of America, discusses the foundation of Plato’s Academy in this excerpt from his talk “The Perennial Importance of Plato”.  Dr. Rist’s talk was part of the Annual Edith Stein Lecture Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Watch the full talk here: The Perennial Importance of Plato.

Dr. Glenn Olsen — An Intro to Christopher Dawson

Dr. Glenn Olsen, professor of history at the University of Utah, gives some background on 20th-century historian Christopher Dawson in this excerpt from his talk “Christopher Dawson’s Christian View of History”.

Watch the full talk here: Christopher Dawon’s Christian View of History.

Chris Stefanick — What is Truth?

Chris Stefanick, author of “Absolute Relativism”, challenges Franciscan University of Steubenville students to seek objectivity.

Watch the full talk here: Absolute Relativism: The New Dictatorship and What to Do About It.

Dr. Philip Sutton — How Confessors and Spiritual Directors Can Help Those with Same-Sex Attraction

Dr. Philip Sutton, a practicing psychologist, shares some insights with Franciscan University students in this excerpt from his talk, “Offering Compassionate Pastoral Care to Persons with Same-Sex Attraction”.

Watch the full talk here: Offering Compassionate Pastoral Care to Persons with Same-Sex Attraction.

Lila Rose — The Gift of a Baby: The Dignity of a Person

Lila Rose, Founder and President of Live Action, talks to Franciscan University Students about human dignity.

Watch the full talk here: What Do You Know about Abortion and Eugenics?

Fr. Dennis Gang, T.O.R. — Ready Our Hearts

Fr. Dennis Gang, T.O.R., Alumni Chaplain at Franciscan University of Steubenville, gives a homily about “Ready Our Hearts” at the 2012 Defending the Faith Conference here on campus in Steubenville, Ohio.

Dr. John Bergsma — Marriage is an Icon of God’s Relationship to Humanity

Dr. John Bergsma, Associate Professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville, talks about “Marriage is an Icon of God’s Relationship to Humanity” at the 2012 Applied Biblical Studies Conference here on campus in Steubenville, Ohio.

Dr. Scott Hahn — Response to Kimberly Hahn’s “Chosen and Cherished”

Dr. Scott Hahn, Professor of Theology at Franciscan University, responds to Kimberly Hahn’s  “Chosen and Cherished” at the 2012 Applied Biblical Studies Conference here on campus in Steubenville, Ohio.  Dr. Scott Hahn is the Fr. Michael Scanlan, TOR, Chair of Biblical Theology and the New Evangelization at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Watch Kimberly Hahn’s talk here: Chosen and Cherished: Biblical Wisdom for Your Marriage.

Steve Ray — Infant Baptism

Steve Ray, Producer of “Footprints of God: The Story of Salvation from Abraham to Augustine,” speaks about “Infant Baptism” at the 2012 Defending the Faith Conference here on campus in Steubenville, Ohio.

Fr. Mark Ott — A Glimpse at Saints Joachim and Anne

An excerpt from the Homily of Fr. Mark Ott, where he talks about “A Glimpse at Saints Joachim and Anne” at the 2012 Applied Biblical Studies Conference here on campus in Steubenville, Ohio.

Watch the whole homily here: Homily on the Feast of Sts. Joachim and Anne.

Fr. Terence Henry, T.O.R. — Homily: April 29th, 2013

A homily delivered by Fr. Terence Henry, T.O.R., President Emeritus of Franciscan University of Steubenville, on April 29, 2013.

Fr. Terence Henry, T.O.R. — Homily: February 22nd, 2013

A homily delivered by Fr. Terence Henry, T.O.R., President Emeritus of Franciscan University of Steubenville, on February 22, 2013.

Fr. Terence Henry, T.O.R. — Homily: February 14th, 2013

A homily delivered by Fr. Terence Henry, T.O.R., President Emeritus of Franciscan University of Steubenville, on February 14, 2013.

Fr. Terence Henry, T.O.R. — Homily: February 5th, 2013

A homily delivered by Fr. Terence Henry, T.O.R., President Emeritus of Franciscan University of Steubenville, on February 5, 2013.

Fr. Terence Henry, T.O.R. — Homily: January 30th, 2013

A homily delivered by Fr. Terence Henry, T.O.R., President Emeritus of Franciscan University of Steubenville, on January 30, 2013.

Fr. Terence Henry, T.O.R. — Homily: January 22nd, 2013

A homily delivered by Fr. Terence Henry, T.O.R., President Emeritus of Franciscan University of Steubenville, on January 22, 2013.

Fr. Terence Henry, T.O.R. — Homily: January 10th, 2013

A homily delivered by Fr. Terence Henry, T.O.R., President Emeritus of Franciscan University of Steubenville, on January 10, 2013.

Fr. Terence Henry, T.O.R. — Homily: April 3rd, 2013

A homily delivered by Fr. Terence Henry, T.O.R., President Emeritus of Franciscan University of Steubenville, on April 3, 2013.

Steve Ray — We’re Out to Save

Steve Ray, Producer or “Footprints of God: The Story of Salvation from Abraham to Augustine,” speaks about “We’re Out to Save” at the 2012 Defending the Faith Conference here on campus in Steubenville, Ohio.

Watch the full talk here: Spreading the Gospel Back Then and All Over Again.

Kimberly Hahn — Understanding Marital Leadership

Kimberly Hahn, author of the Life Nurturing Love series, speaks on “Understanding Marital Leadership” at the 2012 Applied Biblical Studies Conference here on campus in Steubenville, Ohio.

Watch the full talk here: Chosen and Cherished: Biblical Wisdom for Your Marriage.

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