Christian in the World

Christian in the World Lecture Series offers spirituality and theology for the laity. It 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.

Fall 2016 CITW Lecture Series: Looking at the Year of Mercy

September 10 Divine Mercy: What Does God Tell Us?
  Father Stephen Clovis
October 8 Pope Francis and Divine Mercy: The Man and His Message
  Father Tim Mockaitis
November 12 The Year of Divine Mercy: Implication No.1: Love for the Poor
  Mr. Jesus Huerta of Catholic Relief Services
December 10 The Year of Divine Mercy: Implication No.2: The Environment
  Brother Cyril Drnjevic

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.