Loyola University Maryland

Catholic Studies Program



Teilhard’s Psychedelic Vision of the World: Science, Mysticism, and the Ecstatic Adventure Towards Infinity

Tuesday November 13, 2018 at 4:30 pm in College Center 114

Student presentation by Enrique J. Mercaldo (class of 2019)

The Catholic Studies Program offers summer research grants to selected Loyola undergraduates to subsidize scholarly research, writing, or artistic productions which reflect this tradition. Recipients of these summer research grants are invited to present their work to the Loyola community during the academic year.

The Sex Abuse Catastrophe in the Catholic Church: Seeking a Way Forward - Panel Discussion

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Chapel

Serving on the panel will be:

  • Holly Taylor Coolman, Ph.D., assistant professor of theology at Providence College in Providence, R.I.
  • Nanette de Fuentes, Ph.D., a psychologist from Los Angeles
  • Rev. Brian Linnane, S.J., Ph.D., president of Loyola University Maryland

The discussion will be moderated by Frederick Bauerschmidt, Ph.D., professor of theology, and Angela Russell Christman, Ph.D., professor of theology and director of Loyola’s Catholic Studies program.

The event is sponsored by the Catholic Studies program and Campus Ministry. It is free and open to the public. For more information you may follow the link to Loyola University Maryland News site.

Parking: Free parking will be available at The Cathedral of Mary Our Queen and shuttles to Loyola will be provided. The Cathedral of Mary Our Queen is located one mile north of Loyola's campus at 5200 N. Charles Street. From I-695, proceed to exit 25 (Charles Street) and go south on Charles Street approximately four miles. The Cathedral will be on your right after approximately three tenths of a mile south of Northern Parkway. Upon reaching the lot, park your car on one of the two lower tiers. Look for a white bus with green lettering and green flashing lights. Please allow an additional 20 minutes for shuttle service to campus.

Related: Loyola’s president: Responding to the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church.

Catholic Studies Mass and Christmas Dinner

Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 5 p.m.

Hosted by Claire and Colin McGinnis. Celebrant: Fr. Steve Spahn, S.J. For more information (including directions) and to RSVP, contact Bess Garrett at esgarrett@loyola.edu