"It has been an exciting journey since I embarked on the MPS program with LIM. I enjoyed the robust discussions online and the exchange of experiences with my course mates and instructors. The program is flexible, and I am able to continue my full time work as a pastoral worker in the Archdiocese of Singapore. In fact, I am able to take what I have learned in the program and apply it to the work that I am doing straight away! I have also discovered that while we may be divided by time zones, some of our pastoral issues and concerns are very similar.
Loyola Institute for Ministry Professor Michael Cowan is a senior research fellow at the Centre for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict (CRIC) in Harris Manchester College of the University of Oxford. CRIC fellows do research on conflict between groups based in religion, race, ethnicity and nationality. They also teach and serve as mentors and advisers to emerging leaders in divided communities around the world and professionals working in those communities.
Congratulations to LIM Professor Michael Cowan who is Visiting Fellow and Director of Stewardship of the Centre for Intractable Conflict in Harris Manchester College in the University of Oxford and Visiting Research Fellow of the Irish School of Ecumenics in the Confederal School of Religion, Peace Studies and Theology in Trinity College Dublin. In Dublin this April, he:
When on At Home with Jim & Joy, Allison will discuss Catholic sexual morality, how the sexual revolution has affected US society, especially young people, and the St. Augustine Foundation's web resource on Catholic sexuality. After its initial broadcast, the program will re-air the following Saturday morning at 10:30 am.
She will also reach out to the greater community including the local diocese, the college’s many community partner organizations, the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady, and the family of services throughout the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System.
<p>LIM Professor, Dr. Mike Cowan edited <em>A Life in Conversation: Essays in Honor of Bernard J. Lee, S.M. </em>It contains eleven essays, including essays by Drs. Cowan and Lee as well as by LIM graduate Dr. Terry Veling. For more information, see <a href="http://www.tarcherbooks.net/a-life-in-conversation-michael-a-cowan-edito...
One of Allison's many duties is to keep track of usage of materials from the Catholic Sexulaity website on social media/networks. The St. Augustine Foundation also has a Youtube channel. The foundation is a resource for educators in the areas of human sexuality and Natural Family Planning, with the US Catholic Bishops endorsing the site.
A native of New Orleans, Lorraine is a singer, songwriter, and music minister whose music is inspired by her faith journey as a Catholic wife and mother. In preparation for the release concert, Lorraine is collecting prayer intentions through her website, and attendees will be praying for those intentions during the night.
Mimi originally created her posterboard presentation for the 2015 Graduate Student Research Symposium held on April 14th, then submitted her project for the Monroe Library Student Research Competition. She has summarized the historical controversy regarding Thecla and her relevance to women today in an abstract of her presentation:
It supports five weeks of full-time work on a project that is intended to cross-fertilize Dr. Ruiz’s research and teaching.