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WHAT:

“Is the Liturgy Hitting Its Target?”
Fourth Annual Frederick R. McManus Memorial Lecture

WHEN:

4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 28

WHERE: The Catholic University of America
Caldwell Auditorium
620 Michigan Ave., N.E.
Washington, D.C.
 
DETAILS:

Catholic University’s School of Canon Law will sponsor the Fourth Annual Frederick R. McManus Memorial Lecture, presented by Rev. John F. Baldovin, S.J. A professor at Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry, Father Baldovin has a doctorate in historical theology from Yale University. His lecture will explore the question, “Is the Liturgy Hitting Its Target?” Father Baldovin’s most recent book is Reforming the Liturgy: A Response to Critics (Liturgical Press, 2008).

The McManus Lecture honors the memory of Monsignor Frederick R. McManus, who joined the faculty of CUA in 1958. He died in 2005 at the age of 82. While at CUA, Monsignor McManus was dean of the School of Canon Law (1967-1973), vice provost and dean of graduate studies (1974-1983), and academic vice president (1983-1985). He retired in 1993, but continued to teach until 1997 as professor emeritus.

The lecture is free and open to the public. A reception will follow in the foyer of Caldwell Hall. For more information contact the School of Canon Law at 202-319-5492, cua-canonlaw@cua.edu.
 

SPONSOR: School of Canon Law

 

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