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.

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. John Crosby — The Universality of Incarnational Humanism

Dr. John Crosby, Director of the MA Philosophy Program at Franciscan University of Steubenville, discusses the universality of incarnational 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.

Watch the full talk here: The Triumph of Incarnational Humanism at Vatican II.

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. Christopher Kaczor — Arguments for the Protection of Conscience

Dr. Christopher Kaczor, Professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University, discusses reasons that conscience protections need to be codified.  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. Philip Sutton — Current Mainstream Misconceptions of People with Same-Sex Attraction

Dr. Philip Sutton, a practicing psychologist, debunks some popular misconceptions about 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. 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. John Rist — The Role of Plato in the Academy

Dr. John Rist, the Fr. Kurt Pritzl, O.P., Chair of Philosophy at Catholic University of America, discusses 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.

Chris Stefanick — The Meaning of Life

Chris Stefanick, author of Absolute Relativism, details why relativism fails to give life any meaning.

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

Dr. Glenn Olsen — Christopher Dawson: The Catholic Church

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

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

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.

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?

Lila Rose — The Greatest Destroyer of Peace

Lila Rose, Founder and President of Live Action, quotes Mother Teresa and goes on to describe some of the findings of her organization’s research into abortion.

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

Dr. Ralph Martin — Lay People, Their Document, and the Mission of Christ

Dr. Ralph Martin, Consultor to the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization, speaks about “Lay People, Their Document, and the Mission of Christ” at the 2012 Defending the Faith Conference here on campus in Steubenville, Ohio.

Watch the full talk here: Why Evangelize?  Does It Really Matter?

Dr. Ralph Martin — The Mission of the New Evangelization

Dr. Ralph Martin, Consultor to the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization, speaks about “The Mission of the New Evangelization” at the 2012 Defending the Faith Conference here on campus in Steubenville, Ohio.

Watch the full talk here: Why Evangelize?  Does It Really Matter?

Dr. John Bergsma — Marriage in the Beginning, Middle, and End of the Bible

Dr. John Bergsma, Associate Professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville, talks about “Marriage in the Beginning, Middle, and the End of the Bible” at the 2012 Applied Biblical Studies 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.

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.

Steve Ray — By Faith Alone

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

Steve Ray — Are You Born Again? A Catholic Response

Steve Ray, Producer of “Footprints of God: The Story of Salvation from Abraham to Augustine,” speaks about “Are You Born Again? A Catholic Response” 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.

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.

Steve Ray — The New Evangelization: Learning from the Early Church

Steve Ray, Producer or “Footprints of God: The Story of Salvation from Abraham to Augustine,” speaks about “The New Evangelization: Learning from the Early Church” 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.

Dr. Scott Hahn — The Bible and the Sacrifice of the Mass

Dr. Scott Hahn, Professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville, speaks about “The Bible and the Sacrifice of the Mass” at the 2012 Defending the Faith 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 the full talk here: The Evangelical Catholic Moment?: The Bible, the Eucharist, and the New Evangelization.

Dr. Scott Hahn — Courtship, Engagement and Marriage: A Model for the New Evangelization

Dr. Scott Hahn, Professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville, speaks about “Courtship, Engagement and Marriage: A Model For the New Evangelization” at the 2012 Defending the Faith 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 the full talk here: The Evangelical Catholic Moment?: The Bible, the Eucharist, and the New Evangelization.

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.

Kimberly Hahn — How to Dance

Kimberly Hahn, author of the Life Nurturing Love series, speaks on “How to Dance” 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.

The Honorable R. James Nicholson — Challenges facing 2013 Graduates

The Honorable R. James Nicholson, former Secretary of Veterans Affairs and a former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, calls upon the Class of 2013 to engage the culture of secularism head on in this excerpt from his Undergraduate Commencement Address.  Mr. Nicholson was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Public Administration.

Watch the full address here: 2013 Commencement Address.

Colleen Carroll Campbell — Man Proposes, God Disposes

Colleen Carroll Campbell, author and EWTN anchor, offers some words of wisdom to those receiving their Masters Degrees in this excerpt from her Graduate Commencement Address.  Ms. Campbell was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Communications.

Watch the full address here: 2013 Graduate Commencement Address.

Patrick Madrid — Written on a Napkin

Patrick Madrid, Author of “Envoy for Christ: 25 Years as a Catholic Apologist,” speaks on “Written on a Napkin” at the 2012 Defending the Faith Conference here on campus in Steubenville, Ohio.

Watch the whole talk here: The Shock of Divine Kinship.

Patrick Madrid — Speak the Truth

Patrick Madrid, Author of “Envoy for Christ: 25 Years as a Catholic Apologist,” speaks on “Speak the Truth” at the 2012 Defending the Faith Conference here on campus in Steubenville, Ohio.

Watch the full talk here: The Shock of Divine Kinship.

Dr. Jonathan Sanford — Aristotle’s Privation Theory of Evil

Dr. Jonathan Sanford, professor of philosophy at Franciscan University of Steubenville, discusses Aristotle’s account of evil in this excerpt from his talk “Aristotle and Evil”.

Watch the full talk here: Aristotle and Evil.

Dr. Jonathan Sanford — Principles and Actualities

Dr. Jonathan Sanford, professor of philosophy at Franciscan University of Steubenville, distinguishes between that which a thing is and that which a thing does in this excerpt from his talk “Aristotle and Evil”.

Watch the full talk here: Aristotle and Evil.

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry — A Healthy Patriotism

Jeff Fortenberry, the Republican Congressman of Nebraska in the United States House of Representatives, speaks about “A Healthy Patriotism” at the 2012 Defending the Faith Conference here on campus in Steubenville, Ohio.

Watch the full talk here: Protecting Our Religious Freedom.

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry — The Government Can’t Fix All Problems

Jeff Fortenberry, the Republican Congressman of Nebraska in the United States House of Representatives, speaks about “The Government Can’t Fix All Problems” at the 2012 Defending the Faith Conference here on campus in Steubenville, Ohio.

Watch the full talk here: Protecting Our Religious Freedom.

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry — Reflections on Normandy

Jeff Fortenberry, the Republican Congressman of Nebraska in the United States House of Representatives, speaks about “Reflections on Normandy” at the 2012 Defending the Faith Conference here on campus in Steubenville, Ohio.

Watch the full talk here: Protecting Our Religious Freedom.

Dino Marcantonio — Recovering the Arts

Dino Marcantonio, architect and co-founder of the Catholic Artists Society speaks to Franciscan University students in this excerpt from his talk entitled “In the Image and Likeness of God the Artist,” as part of the Fine Arts Society’s John Paul the Great Fine Arts Lecture Series.

Watch the full talk here: In the Image and Likeness of God the Artist.

Dino Marcantonio — What Separates “Architectures” from “Buildings”

Dino Marcantonio, architect and co-founder of the Catholic Artists Society speaks to Franciscan University students in this excerpt from his talk entitled “In the Image and Likeness of God the Artist,” as part of the Fine Arts Society’s John Paul the Great Fine Arts Lecture Series.

Watch the full talk here: In the Image and Likeness of God the Artist.

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.

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

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