Christian in the World
Christian in the World: Spirituality and Theology for the Laity is an integrated program of study, prayer and discussion for Catholics who want to live their faith more deeply. The program seeks to help participants gain a more profound understanding of the Scriptures and the Church, and to support lay people in exploring how to live their baptismal vocation in everyday life.
Topics and Speakers for the Winter/Spring 2013 Christian in the World Lecture Series
"The Church Looks at Herself in Relation to the World (ad extra)"
This series of lectures celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the convocation of Vatican II. It follows a series which looked at major documents that were "ad intra."
The Constitution on the Church in the Modern World
(Gaudium et Spes)
Doctor Kary Leamy
The Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity
Sister Gertrude Feick, O.S.B.
The Decree on Ecumenism and the Declaration on Religious Freedom
(Unitatis Redintegratio & Dignitatis Humanae)
Mary Jo Tully
Vatican Council II Fifty Years Later
Father Richard Keolker
The schedule allows flexibility for those who want to hear the lectures but are unable to spend the entire day at the Abbey.
|12:15-1:15||Dialogue with speaker|
|1:15-2:00||Lunch -- Bring a sandwich or order one on arrival.|
People are welcome to stay through Vespers (beginning at 5:15 p.m.)
Cost is $50 for the series (four Saturdays) or $15 a session. Student cost is $20 for the series or $5 a session. Books and other optional reading materials are not included in the cost. Presentations take place in the Mount Angel Abbey Library Auditorium. Bring a brown bag lunch or order a box lunch at check in. Beverages and morning snacks are provided.
For further information and to preregister, please call Cecile Beckerman, Salem, OR (503) 393-5041.