Current Theme: Reconciling Differences

Reconciling Differences
Reconciliation by Josephine de Vasconcellos, Coventry Cathedral, Coventry, England. Photo by Julian Worker.
The perennial brokenness of the human condition calls us to the healing work of reconciliation. Through its programming, the Gerber Institute seeks to answer this call by fostering dialogue on selected issues of public concern that are marked by divisiveness and conflict.

Gregorian Chant Workshop: February 14-15, 2015

Gregorian Chant Workshop This workshop includes an introduction to Gregorian Chant and its history, the function, language, and style of different parts, and the reading of chant notation.  The focus of the workshop will be on learning to chant the various parts of the Mass.  The workshop will culminate with the group chanting the 7 […]

Newman University to present Hobby Lobby attorney Kevin Walsh at Sept. 19 lecture

Newman University will present Kevin C. Walsh, consulting attorney for the Sebelius vs. Hobby Lobby case recently argued before the Supreme Court, as guest speaker for a Constitution Day Lecture. The lecture will take place at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19 in Performance Hall, inside the De Mattias Fine Arts Center on the Newman campus. The title […]

New director for the Gerber Institute

The Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies is pleased to announce that John McCormick, associate professor of theology at Newman University, will take over duties as the Institute’s director beginning with the 2014-2105 academic year. Dr. McCormick succeeds Jamey Findling, associate professor of philosophy at Newman, who directed the Institute from 2009 to 2014. Dr. McCormick’s […]

2014
Apr 7

Bryan Massingale to deliver 2014 Bishop Gerber Distinguished Lecture

The Gerber Institute for Catholic Studies is very pleased to announce that the 2014 Bishop Gerber Distinguished Lecture will be given by Fr. Bryan Massingale, a priest of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee and Professor of Theology at Marquette University. Fr. Massingale’s lecture is entitled “Race and Reconciliation: The Contribution of and Challenge to Catholic Faith.” […]

2014
Feb 18

Kevin Godfrey to give 2014 Cardinal Newman Lecture

Alvernia University theology professor Kevin Godfrey will be the featured presenter at the Gerber Institute-sponsored Cardinal Newman Lecture on Tuesday, February 18 at 4 pm in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the campus of Newman University. The lecture, part of Newman University’s annual celebration of Cardinal Newman Week in honor of its namesake, is free […]