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.

Gerber Institute welcomes Richard Lapchick for Nov. 10 lecture

Renowned expert and author on hunger David Beckmann to speak at Newman University Oct. 6

The Gerber Institute Welcomes New Chair

Father John Fogliasso New Gerber Institute Chair We would like to Welcome a new Chairperson to the Board, Father John Fogliasso (Fr. Fog).  Fr Fog was currently serving on the board as a member and accepted the nomination at the last board meeting.  Fr. Fog is currently Newman’s chaplain, director of Campus Ministry and teaches at […]

The Gerber Institute co-hosts Newman University Prayer Breakfast

The Gerber Institute along with Staff Assembly co-hosted the Annual Prayer Breakfast on March 27th.  The theme of the breakfast was “Today I Choose Joy” and was a celebration of true joy in our lives through the power of God.   The breakfast was a wonderful representation of the Newman Community with participation from students, […]

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.” […]