Dr. Philip Sutton — Church Documents Addressing Same-Sex Attraction

Dr. Philip Sutton, a practicing psychologist, shares what the Magisterium of the Church has said about same-sex attraction 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.

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.

Dr. Philip Sutton — Offering Compassionate Pastoral Care to Persons with Same-Sex Attraction

Dr. Philip Sutton talks at Franciscan University of Steubenville on Compassionate Care for Persons with Unwanted Same-Sex Attraction.

Dr. Philip Sutton, Ph.D., is the founder and first director of the Graduate Counseling Program at Franciscan University. He earned a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame (1973), an M.S. from the Clinical Psychology Program (1980) and a Ph.D. from the Marriage and Family Therapy Program (1983) at Purdue University. He is licensed as a Psychologist in Michigan and Ohio and as a Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Social Worker and School Psychologist in Indiana. Dr. Sutton currently serves as a therapist in private practice in South Bend, Indiana, at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, and at the Samaritan Counseling Center in Benton Harbor, Michigan.

VIDEO: Watch the video of this talk here.

Dr. Philip Sutton — Offering Compassionate Pastoral Care to Persons with Same-Sex Attraction

Dr. Philip Sutton, a practicing psychologist, addresses the issue of same-sex attraction from the point of view of the Catholic Church.  Why is this compassionate pastoral care needed and how can it be made accessible and effective?  Dr. Sutton explains the role of priests and lay spiritual directors in meeting the needs of people with same-sex attraction.

PODCAST: Download the podcast of this talk here.

Frank Hanna III — God in the Marketplace

Frank Hanna, entrepreneur, merchant banker, and author of What Your Money Means (Crossroad), speaks on living one’s Faith in the Financial World at Franciscan University as part of our Distinguished Speakers Series.

Fr. Robert Sirico — Catholic Social Teaching: Developments, Insights, and Boundaries

Fr. Robert Sirico, president, the Acton Institute, gave a presentation on September 15, 2011 for Franciscan University’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

 

The Ten Commandments of Football

Patrick McCaskey, Co-Owner of the Chicago Bears and Chairman of Sports Faith International, shares the Ten Commandments of Football with Franciscan University students.

Watch the full talk here: Sports and Faith

Patrick McCaskey — Life and Career

Patrick McCaskey, Co-Owner of the Chicago Bears and Chairman of Sports Faith International, shares anecdotes from his life and career.

Watch the full talk here: Sports and Faith.

Patrick McCaskey — Sports and Faith

Patrick McCaskey, Co-Owner of the Chicago Bears and Chairman of Sports Faith International, shares his story with Franciscan University students. From his early life and his memories of his grandfather, George Halas, to his career with the Bears and his growing family, Patrick shares how his faith has been an integral part of his journey.

Dr. Patrick Fagan — The Two Models of Society

Dr. Patrick Fagan, Director of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute, contrasts a Christian Model of Society with a Planned Parenthood model of society.

This is an excerpt from the talk Dr. Fagan gave at Franciscan University of Steubenville on February 19, 2013. His talk, “The Vocation of Marriage and its Contribution to Society,” was part of the Distinguished Speakers Series.

Watch the full talk here: The Vocation of Marriage and its Contribution to Society

Dr. Patrick Fagan — The Foundational Relationship for All of Society

Dr. Patrick Fagan, Director of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute, presents convincing data that the strength of a society depends on the strength of its marriages.

This is an excerpt from the talk Dr. Fagan gave at Franciscan University of Steubenville on February 19, 2013. His talk, “The Vocation of Marriage and its Contribution to Society,” was part of the Distinguished Speakers Series.

Watch the full talk here: The Vocation of Marriage and its Contribution to Society

Dr. Patrick Fagan — The Vocation of Marriage and its Contribution to Society

Dr. Patrick Fagan, Director of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute, speaks to Franciscan University students on the role that marriage plays in society.

Dr. Fagan gave this talk at Franciscan University of Steubenville on February 19, 2013, as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series.

Mary Eberstadt — Ozzie and Harriet: The Myth of the Sexual Revolution’s Permanence

Mary Eberstadt, author of “Adam and Eve After the Pill”, talks to Franciscan University students about the notion that the sexual revolution is irreversible. Eberstadt was on campus to speak on “The Myths of the Sexual Revolution” as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series.

Watch the full talk here: Myths of the Sexual Revolution

Mary Eberstadt — Myths of the Sexual Revolution

Mary Eberstadt, author of “Adam and Eve After the Pill”, encourages Franciscan University students to debunk the popular cultural myths surrounding the sexual revolution.

Fr. Jonathan Morris — Faith, Reason, and the Media

The full talk given by Father Jonathan Morris, FOX News analyst, at Franciscan University on October 11, 2012, as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series.

VIDEO: Watch the video of this talk here.

Dr. Paul Kengor — Reagan’s Fight for Life

Dr. Paul Kengor, professor of political science at Grove City College in Pennsylvania, and executive director of the college’s Center for Vision and Values, speaks on President Ronald Reagan and his efforts in the defense of life.  His talk was part of the Distinguished Speakers Series.

Watch the full talk here: Be Not Afraid: John Paul II and Ronald Reagan on the Power and Witness of Hope.

Dr. Paul Kengor — Reagan and John Paul II: Best Friends

Dr. Paul Kengor, professor of political science at Grove City College in Pennsylvania, and executive director of the college’s Center for Vision and Values, speaks at Franciscan University of Steubenville on the relationship between Blessed John Paul II and President Ronald Reagan and how it led to the fall of Communism.  His talk was part of the Distinguished Speakers Series.

Watch the full talk here: Be Not Afraid: John Paul II and Ronald Reagan on the Power and Witness of Hope.

Dr. Paul Kengor — Be Not Afraid: John Paul II and Ronald Reagan on the Power and Witness of Hope

Dr. Paul Kengor, professor of political science at Grove City College in Pennsylvania, and executive director of the college’s Center for Vision and Values, speaks on the life and times of Blessed Pope John Paul II and President Ronald Reagan, the collaboration and friendship between those men, and the difference it made for the world on issues such as Soviet Communism and defense of life. His talk was part of the Distinguished Speakers Series.

PODCAST: Download the podcast of this talk here.

Andreas Widmer — Use All Your Crayons: Lessons for Leaders

Andreas Widmer, former Swiss Guard and author of “The Pope and the CEO,” speaks at Franciscan University on leadership secrets he learned from Pope John Paul II. His talk, given on November 10, 2011, was part of the Distinguished Speakers Series.

Watch the full talk here: The Pope and the CEO: John Paul II’s Leadership Lessons to a Swiss Guard.

Andreas Widmer — Papal Prayer Life: Leading By Example

Andreas Widmer, former Swiss Guard and author of “The Pope and the CEO,” speaks at Franciscan University on leadership secrets he learned from Pope John Paul II. His talk, given on November 10, 2011, was part of the Distinguished Speakers Series.

Watch the full talk here: The Pope and the CEO: John Paul II’s Leadership Lessons to a Swiss Guard.

Dr. Paul Kengor — Be Not Afraid: John Paul II and Ronald Reagan on the Power and Witness of Hope

Dr. Paul Kengor, professor of political science at Grove City College in Pennsylvania, and executive director of the college’s Center for Vision and Values, speaks on the life and times of Blessed Pope John Paul II and President Ronald Reagan, the collaboration and friendship between those men, and the difference it made for the world on issues such as Soviet Communism and defense of life. His talk was part of the Distinguished Speakers Series.

VIDEO: Watch the video of this talk here.

Andreas Widmer — The Pope and the CEO: John Paul II’s Leadership Lessons to a Swiss Guard

Andreas Widmer, former Swiss Guard and author of The Pope and the CEO, speaks at Franciscan University on leadership secrets he learned from Pope John Paul II. His talk, given on November 10, 2011, was part of the Distinguished Speakers Series.

PODCAST: Download the podcast of this talk here.

Fr. Andrew Apostoli, C.F.R. — Fatima for Today

Fr. Andrew Apostoli, CFR, author of Fatima for Today: The Urgent Marian Message of Hope, speaks at Franciscan University of Steubenville as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series on March 20, 2012.

Andreas Widmer — The Pope and the CEO: John Paul II’s Leadership Lessons to a Swiss Guard

Andreas Widmer, former Swiss Guard and author of The Pope and the CEO, speaks at Franciscan University on leadership secrets he learned from Pope John Paul II. His talk, given on November 10, 2011, was part of the Distinguished Speakers Series.

VIDEO: Watch the video of this talk here.

Franz Wright — A Poetic Human Experience

Pulitzer prize-winning poet Franz Wright delivers a poetry reading at Franciscan University of Steubenville on September 13, 2012. The reading was sponsored by the English Department, the Department of Academic Affairs, and the Distinguished Speakers Series.

PODCAST: Download the podcast of this talk here.

Franz Wright — The Yes

Pulitzer prize-winning poet Franz Wright reads a poem he wrote for his wife titled “The Yes.” He read this poem on campus at Franciscan University on September 13, 2012 as part of Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

Watch the full talk here: A Poetic Human Experience.

Franz Wright — Elderly Couple

Pulitzer prize-winning poet Franz Wright reflects on an elderly couple and the end of life in his poem titled “Elderly Couple.” Wright was on campus to read his poetry on September 13, 2012, as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Watch the full talk here: A Poetic Human Experience.

Franz Wright — A Poetic Human Experience

Pulitzer prize-winning poet Franz Wright delivers a poetry reading at Franciscan University of Steubenville on September 13, 2012. The reading was sponsored by the English Department, the Department of Academic Affairs, and the Distinguished Speakers Series.

VIDEO: Watch the video of this talk here.

Dr. Helen Alvaré — The Church: Natural Enemy of Sexualityism

Dr. Helen Alvaré, professor of law at George Mason School of Law, delivers the annual Henkels Lecture at Franciscan University of Steubenville on March 23, 2012, as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series. This is an excerpt from her talk, “Religious Freedom and Sexual Liberationism,” looked at how secular society’s interpretation of birth control, co-habitation, and abortion as the new norms has generated an incredible mistrust among the sexes.

Chris Lowney — Courage: An Essential Leadership Quality

Chris Lowney, author of “Heroic Leadership”, speaking on ” What 21st-Century Leaders Can Learn from 16th-Century Priests”, a presentation given on February 16, 2012 for Franciscan University’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

How to Win the Culture War: A Christian Battle Plan for a Society in Crisis

Dr. Peter Kreeft, professor of Philosophy, Boston College, The King’s College,  gave a presentation on November 17, 2011 for Franciscan University’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

PODCAST: Download the podcast of this talk here.

Refuting the P.H.O.N.E.Y.S

Dr. Peter Kreeft, professor of Philosophy, Boston College, The King’s College, speaking on “How to Win the Culture War: A Christian Battle Plan for a Society in Crisis”, a presentation given on November 17, 2011 for Franciscan University’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

Watch the full talk here: How to Win the Culture War: A Christian Battle Plan for a Society in Crisis.

Politicizing the Faith

Dr. Peter Kreeft, professor of Philosophy, Boston College, The King’s College, speaking on “How to Win the Culture War: A Christian Battle Plan for a Society in Crisis”, a presentation given on November 17, 2011 for Franciscan University’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

Watch the full talk here: How to Win the Culture War: A Christian Battle Plan for a Society in Crisis.

Catholic Social Teaching: Developments, Insights, and Boundaries

Fr. Robert Sirico, president, the Acton Institute, gave a presentation on September 15, 2011 for Franciscan University’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

PODCAST: Download the podcast of this talk here.

Catholic Social Teaching: What it IS, and What it is NOT

Fr. Robert Sirico, president, the Acton Institute, spoke on “Catholic Social Teaching: Developments, Insights, and Boundaries”, a presentation given on September 15, 2011 for Franciscan University’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

Watch the full talk here: Catholic Social Teaching: Developments, Insights, and Boundaries.

The Human Person: Root of Catholic Social Teaching

Fr. Robert Sirico, president, the Acton Institute, speaking on “Catholic Social Teaching: Developments, Insights, and Boundaries”, a presentation given on September 15, 2011 for Franciscan University’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

Watch the full talk here: Catholic Social Teaching: Developments, Insights, and Boundaries.

Veritatis Splendor: An Example of JP II’s Anthropology in Action

Dr. John Grabowski, associate professor of Moral Theology & Ethics, Catholic University of America, speaks on “The Luminous Excess of the Acting Person: Assessing the Impact of Venerable John Paul II on American Catholic Moral Theology”, a presentation given on March 29th, 2011 for Franciscan University’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

Theology of the Body: A New Angle on Salvation History

Dr. John Grabowski, associate professor of Moral Theology & Ethics, Catholic University of America, speaks on “The Luminous Excess of the Acting Person: Assessing the Impact of Venerable John Paul II on American Catholic Moral Theology”, a presentation given on March 29th, 2011 for Franciscan University’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

Dr. Peter Kreeft — How to Win the Culture War: A Christian Battle Plan for a Society in Crisis

Dr. Peter Kreeft, professor of Philosophy, Boston College, The King’s College,  gave a presentation on November 17, 2011 for Franciscan University’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

VIDEO: Watch the video of this talk here.

Franciscan University Presents on EWTN