Loyola University Maryland

Catholic Studies Program



Current Events

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Synods and Synodality in the Contemporary Catholic Church: A Study in Ecclesiology
October 4, 2022 at 4:30pm, Knott Hall 107

A student presentation by Sophie Spedden, Class of  '23



Past Events

Mass in Italian
Sunday, February 13, 2022 at 2 p.m., Alumni Memorial Chapel

Celebrated by Rev. Giuliano Gargiulo, Our Lady of Pompei Church
(These events are co-sponsored by the department of Modern Languages and Literatures, and the Center for the Humanities)

“The Jesuit Matteo Ricci and the ‘Impossible Black Tulip’: The Momentous First Meeting of East and West” 
Thursday, February 17,2022 at 7 p.m. Knott Hall B 03

A lecture by Rev. Joseph Rossi, S.J., Professor of Theology,

Headshot of Catherine Hilkert, O.P.

Silence Kills the World: Catherine of Siena as a Missionary Disciple

Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 4:30 PM in McGuire East

Catherine Hilkert, O.P., a member of the Dominican Sisters of Peace, will be presenting on the writings of Saint Catherine of Siena for the Fall 2019 Common Text Lecture.  

Co-sponsored by The Center for the Humanities and the Department of Theology

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Material Translations: Ivory in a Medieval World System

Monday, October 7, 2019 at 7 PM in the 4th Floor Programming Room

Dr. Sarah Guerin, Assistant Professor of the History of Art at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss the meaning, production, and use of ivory in medieval times.

Co-sponsored by the Art History Program, the Department of History, and the Medieval Studies Minor

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John J. Conley, S.J. - Book Discussion and Dinner

Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 6:00 PM in the HUG Lounge and Refectory

John Conley, S.J. is hosting a book discussion and dinner for his newest release "The Other Pascals." RSVP to Madeline Rose. Pick up your copy of the book in the Theology Department, room 042C. 

Nancy Murray performing her one-woman show on Catherine of Siena

Performance: Catherine of Siena

Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 4:30 PM in McManus Theater 

Sister Nancy Murray, O.P. brings the story of Saint Catherine of Siena to life in her one-woman show!

Co-sponsored by the Center for the Humanities and the Department of Theology

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St. Oscar Romero: His Life and its Importance to us Today

Friday, November 8, 2019 at 4:30 PM in Knott Hall B01

Ernesto Valiente and Michael Lee will discuss the life and significance of the martyred El Salvadoran archbishop, Saint Oscar Romero.

Co-sponsored by Catholic Social Thought and the Center for the Humanities

Headshot of Saint Oscar Romero

Bearing the Weight of Reality: Following the Example of Oscar Romero

Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM in Hopkins Court Lounge (HOP 222)

A day of reflection led by Ernesto Valiente and Michael Lee. Spots are limited! All who would like to attend the Day of Reflection are expected to be in attendance at the Oscar Romero lecture on Nov. 8. Register on the google form to secure your spot. 

Co-sponsored by Catholic Social Thought and Campus Ministry

Christmas Dinner and Liturgy of the Word

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at the home of Dr. Claire and Colin McGinnis

All are welcome! RSVP to Madeline Rose for more information.