Past Events


Science and Religion: The Myth of Conflict



Thomistic Circles (DC) | The Mind of Christ: Christology and Contemporary Exegesis

Thomistic Circles in DC, OCT 2-3, 2015 | "The Mind of Christ: Christology and Contemporary Exegesis"



April 18, 2015 - Aquinas on Metaphysics and Morals

12:30 PM: Lecture 1:

“Are There Failed Persons?” Prof. John O’Callaghan

1:30 PM: Break, with refreshments

2:00 PM: Lecture 2:

“Aquinas’s metaphysics and the non-Aristotelian character of Aquinas’s ethics,” Prof. Eleanor Stump

3:00 PM: Break, with refreshments

3:30: PM: Lecture 3:

“Turning to Aquinas on Virtue,” Prof. Candace Vogler

4:30 PM: Break

5:00 PM: Lecture 4:

“To Be Good is To Do the Truth: Reality, Good, and the Primordial Conscience,” Prof. Reinhard Hütter


October 3-4, 2014 - Thomistic Circles: Vatican II in the 21st Century 

Listen to the lectures.

Friday, Oct. 3:

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Dr. R. R. Reno (First Things) - "Lumen Gentium: The Catholic Destiny of Humanity"

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM: Fr. Gabriel O'Donnell, O.P. (Dominican House of Studies) - "Reform, Promotion and Participation in the Church of Christ: Sacrosanctum Concilium in the Twenty-first Century"

Saturday, Oct. 4:

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Fr. David Meconi, S.J. (Saint Louis University) -  "Participatory Priesthood: Contemporary Contributions of Presbyterorum Ordinis"

11:00 AM - 12:00 AM: Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P. (Dominican House of Studies) - "The Church in the Post-Modern World: Gaudium et Spes on Nature and Grace."

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Dr. Michael Waldstein (Ave Maria University) - "Analogia Verbi: Divine and Human Speech in Scripture according to Dei Verbum."


March 13th, 2014 - Thomistic Circles Lecture: Prof. Gregory Vall (DC)