Week 3 July 11-18
Reverend Stephen Mimnaugh OFM, Director of Service and Advocacy, Church
of St. Francis of Assisi, New York City
Title of Talk: "Lord Make me an Instrument of your Peace: Is the peace prayer
popularly attributed to St. Francis of Assisi a 20th century fiction or accurate
Reverend Patrick Zengierski Phd., Director, The Newman Center, Catholic Campus Ministry, SUNY Buffalo State, Buffalo, NY
Title of Talk: "Spirituality and Emerging Adults: Making Meaning in the Quarterlife"
Week 4 July 18-25
Reverend Justin Reis, Retired, In residence St. Agatha Parish, Columbus, OH
Title of Talk: "The Complexity of Poverty"
Reverend James M. Daprile Ph.D., Pastor, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish
Title of Talk: "Can Beauty Save the World: Idiocy or Prophecy?"
Week 5 July 25-August 1
Reverend Stephen Joseph Fichter Ph.D., Pastor, Sacred Heart Church, Haworth, NJ
Research Associate for CARA, Georgetown University
Title of Talk: "The Evolution of the Priesthood since Vatican II"
Reverend Jerry Hahn, Pastor, St. Anthony's Parish, Northvale, NJ
Title of Talk: "Finding God in the Music of Broadway"
Week 6 August 1-8
Reverend Raymond B. Kemp, Adjunct Professor of Theology and Special Assistant for Community Engagement, Office of the President Georgetown University
Title of Talks: (Father Kemp will give both talks)
Thursday: "Biblical Justice"
Friday: "Environmental Justice"
Reverend John Mudd, Director for Institutional Advancement, Emeritus,
Archbishop Carroll High School, Washington, DC
Week 7 August 8-15
Reverend James Wallace C.Ss.R., Director San Alfonso Retreat House; Rector
of the Redemptorist Community, NewJersey
Reverend Francis Gargami C.Ss.R., Superior, Redemptorist Community, Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, NY
Fr. Gargami will do both talks or they will work together
Title of Talk Thursday: "Celebrating the 100th birthday of Thomas Merton
and His Legacy: The Early Years"
Friday: "The Later Years"
Week 8 August 15-22
Msgr. Michael A. Becker, Pastor of St.John the Evangelist Church, Altoona, PA,
and Professor of Homiletics at St. Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA
Title of Talk: "Pope Francis Zeal for Christian Unity"
Reverend Paul Milanowski, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Title of Talk: "The Merton-Nouwen Connection"
Week 9 August 22-29
Revend Robert Kennedy, Pastor, Blessed Sacrament, St. Boniface and St. Mary's, Rochester, NY
Title of Talk: "One Pastor's View of Young Adults and the Church"
Reverend Robert Ring, Pastor, St. Louis Church, Pittsford, NY
Title of Talk: "The Path to Discipleship: Roadmap for Evangelizing"