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March 12, 2001

Cardinal Mahony to Speak at CUA March 20

Cardinal Roger Mahony, D.D., archbishop of Los Angeles, will give the John Cardinal Dearden Lecture at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 20, in the Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. The title of his lecture, sponsored by the School of Religious Studies, is “Charting a Course for Participation in Mission.”


Cardinal Mahony will address the ways in which evangelization can and must be accomplished in the multicultural world of the United States, especially with the growing participation of the laity in the Catholic Church. 


In addition, the School of Religious Studies will feature three lectures open to the public in April. A public reception will follow each lecture. 

Sunday, April 1

Scott Appleby, Ph.D., noted researcher and speaker on issues in American Catholic Studies, will present a lecture at 2 p.m. in Hannan Hall Herzfeld Auditorium on “Education and Forming American Catholics in the Faith, 1950-2000.” It will be jointly sponsored by the Catholic Daughters of the Americas and the School of Religious Studies. 

Thursday, April 19

Monsignor Kevin Irwin, S.T.D., will give his inaugural lecture as holder of Catholic University's Walter J. Schmitz Chair in Liturgical Studies at 4:30 p.m. in Caldwell Hall Lounge. The title is “Models of the Eucharist.”

Wednesday, April 25

The Rev. Patrick Granfield, O.S.B., Ph.D., S.T.D., will present his inaugural lecture, “Challenges to the Papacy in the Third Millennium,” as holder of the Shakespeare Caldwell-Duval Professor of Theology.  The lecture will begin at 4:30 p.m. in Caldwell Hall Lounge.


For more information about these lectures, contact the School of Religious Studies at 202-319-5683.  Media wishing to attend must contact Melissa Steenson at 202-319-6975. 





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