Theology schools plan V2 50th anniversary series
July 24th, 2012
The theology faculties of the Department of Religious Studies at Santa Clara University, the Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology, and the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University present “Vatican II: Recalling Our Past, Looking to Our Future,” marking the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council on Oct. 11, 1962.
Events planned by the schools for the next three years will provide opportunities to learn more about the council and celebrate its work for the life of the church today.
In the academic year 2012-13, the commemoration will begin with a yearlong series of public lectures by invited speakers from across the U.S. Father Joseph Komonchak from The Catholic University of America, will deliver the keynote, “Interpreting Vatican II,” on Oct. 16 at Holy Spirit Newman Center in Berkeley.
The following lectures will be given at the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University, 1735 LeRoy Ave., Berkeley:
Mary Ann Donovan and Arthur Holder of the Graduate Theological Union will speak on “Ecumenism,” Nov. 14.
Frederick J. Parrella and Sally Vance-Trembath of SCU will explore “The Laity and Lay Ministry,” March 13, 2013.
Jesuit Father T. Howland Sanks of the Jesuit School of Theology will discuss “Collegiality and Synodal Governance,” April 17.
From July 27, 2012 issue of Catholic San Francisco.