In celebrating the 800th anniversary of the Order of Preachers, the Theology/Philosophy Department at Caldwell University will present the Sister Maura Campbell, O.P. Lectures Series. The lectures are free and open to the public and will explore the richness of the Catholic Dominican tradition.
Monday Oct. 19, 2015– Carol J. Dempsey, O.P., a Sister of St. Dominic of Caldwell and Professor of Theology (Biblical Studies) at the University of Portland, Portland, OR. will speak on “Hearing the Prophets from the Bowels of the Earth: A Dominican Perspective” from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Alumni Theatre.
Thursday Nov. 12, 2015 – Honora Werner, O.P., D.Min. , a Sister of St. Dominic of Caldwell and Director of the D.Min. in Preaching Program at Aquinas Institute of Theology, St. Louis, MO will present on “The Homilies of Fra Angelico” from 12 noon to 1 p.m. in the Alumni Theatre.
Monday Feb. 1, 2016 – Father Innocent Smith, O.P. of St. Vincent Ferrer Priory in New York City will speak on “Aquinas, Liturgy, Prayer”, 4 to 5 p.m. in the Alumni Theatre.
Tuesday April 12, 2016 – Sister Judith Miryam Boneski, O.P. will present on “Dominic’s First Daughters: In the Heart of the Holy Preaching”. Sister is director of advancement at the Monastery of Our Lady of the Rosary in Summit, N.J. and she is a Caldwell College alumna. The lecture will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Student Center Gym.
The Sister Maura Campbell, O.P.. lecture series is named after Sister Maura, who was a Sister of St. Dominic of Caldwell. She was a theologian, philosopher, professor, researcher, and national leader in education whose scholarship and teaching spanned 50 years.
For further information please call 973-618-3931.