The Annual Marten Lecture in Preaching

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Each year the Marten Program sponsors a special lecture event in preaching for the benefit of current Master of Divinity students and others.

Upcoming and past lecturers

2015 Rev. Dr. Frank A. Thomas (Video links: Sermon on Lamentations 3:19-24: “Did Heaven Make a Mistake?”Lecture: “Keepin’ It Real: Preaching, Jay-Z and Hip Hop Poetics”)

2014 Sr. Theresa Rickard, O.P. (Video links: Sr. Terry's homily at Evening Prayer, Sr. Terry's lecture, "Preaching for the New Evangelization: Warming Hearts and Awakening Faith")

2013  Fr. J. Michael Joncas  (Video links:  homilylecture: "Preaching and Singing God's Word: A Ministerial Partnership")

2012  Tom Long

2011  Luke Timothy Johnson

2010  Fr. Ray Kemp

2009  M. Catherine Hilkert, O.P.

2008  Barbara Reid, O.P.

2007  John Cavadini

2006  Eugene Ulrich

2005  Fr. John Pawlikowski, O.S.M.

2004  Dianne Bergant, O.S.A.

2003  Hugh Page

2002  Fr. John Donahue, S.J.

2001  Fr. Walter Burghardt, S.J. (also the inaugural lecturer, 1984)