On Tuesday, November 13, Assumption College will host Steven G. Xiarhos for a poignant dialogue dedicated to his late son, Nicholas G. Xiarhos, a Marine Corps officer killed in the line of duty while serving in Afghanistan. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the Salon of the La Maison building on the Assumption Campus, 500 Salisbury St., Worcester.
Better than most, Saint Augustine of Hippo (354-430 A.D.) knew how restless the human heart could be. This year's Annual Augustine Lecture will focus on Augustine’s views and how that unrest is still found, particularly in the 21st century.
The Ecumenical Institute presents the Bishop Flanagan lecture ""Commemorating the Reformation in 2017? Looking Forward by Looking Back", presented by Tal Howard, Professor of History and the Humanities, Valparaiso University.
Fr. Allan D. Fitzgerald, O.S.A, S.T.D., Ph.D., director of The Augustinian Institute and theology professor at Villanova University, will deliver the College’s Annual Augustine Lecture on the towering figure of St. Augustine of Hippo, the great early Christian theologian who profoundly influenced the development of Western Christianity. Fr.
It is often said that, for Augustine, perfect peace in this life is unattainable. Perfection, of course, must await the fullness of time in just about everything. But, Augustine also accepted the benefit of human efforts for peace in this time, engaging the imperfect world and culture in which he lived in human ways. It is, in fact, more interesting and more accurate to talk about his thought and dedication to peace than to pretend that he had theory about just war.
The 2015-2106 Emmanuel d’Alzon Wine and Cheese Discussion Series: Massachusetts: Three Centuries of Light to the World
William Portier, Mary Ann Spearin Chair of Catholic Theology, University of Dayton,
Lecture: THE AMERICANIST LEGACY OF DAVID O’BRIEN IN THE ERA OF POPE FRANCIS