Presented by the Institute for Church Life, Saturdays with the Saints lectures mark home football Saturdays as days to celebrate the lives of the Saints.
“Thank God for the saints whose feast days come around and remind us that we too are called to be saints.”(Dorothy Day)
Anticipating the Year of Mercy, we are reminded that, in some circumstances, the greatest work of mercy is simply to speak up! Join us this semester as we consider a series on: "SAINTS WHO SPOKE UP AND SPOKE OUT!
September 5: Thomas More: Saint in a Time of Political and Cultural Crisis
Cyril O'Regan, Huisking Professor of Theology, Notre Dame
September 19: Catherine of Siena as Woman of the Word: "It is Silence that Kills the World"
Mary Catherine Hilkert, O.P., Professor of Systematic Theology, Notre Dame
September 26: Thomas Merton: The Contemplative as Activist
Lawrence S. Cunningham, O'Brien Chair of Theology, Emeritus, Notre Dame
October 10: Blessed Oscar Romero: Bearing Witness to the Good News of Jesus
Margaret Pfeil, Associate Professional Specialist, Department of Theology & the Center for Social Concerns, Notre Dame
October 17: Augustine: Saint of Suspicion
John C. Cavadini, Director, Institute for Church Life; Professor of Theology, Notre Dame
November 14: St. Ignatius of Loyola, Reformer: Speaking up for Catholic Tradition
Fr. Brian E. Daley, S.J., Huisking Professor of Theology, Notre Dame