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.

Winter/Spring 2016 CITW Lecture Series: Theological Potpourri

January 9 Pondering the Beauty of God in Beauteous Ways: Exploring the Poetry of Geroge Herbert and Gerard Manley Hopkins
  Dr. Owen Cummings
February 13 Repentance and the Mercy of God in St. Ambrose
  Dr. Shawn Keough
March 12 Evangelization and Truth
  Dr. Katy Leamy
April 9 Vocation, the Meaning of Life
  Dr. Rory Pitstick

Sample schedule:

8:00-8:45 Mass (Optional)
8:45-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:15 Opening prayers/Introduction
9:15-10:05 First presentation
10:05-10:20 Break
10:20-11:10 Second presentation
11:10-11:20 Break
11:20-11:50 Dialogue with Speaker
12:00-12:15 Noon Prayer (Optional)

The schedule allows participants to attend Mass and Noon Prayer if they so wish.

Cost is $50 for the series (four Saturdays) or $15 a session. Student cost is $20 for the series or $5 a session. Beverages and morning snacks are provided.

Presentations take place in the Mount Angel Abbey Library Auditorium.

For further information and to preregister, please call Cecile Beckerman (503) 393-5041. In the event of bad weather, please contact Cecile to find out if a presentation has been cancelled.