Out of State Theology Day Events

Michael Rubbelke

Thriving Where You're Planted: Benedictine Stability in a Rootless Time

  In-person Event | Presenter: Michael Rubbelke, Ph. D.

In the last decade, authors like Rod Dreher and Patrick Henry have portrayed the Rule of Benedict as an antidote for the ills of our society. These authors often single out the virtue of stability: the choice to identify and remain with one community. In today’s extremely mobile culture...

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Dates & Times

  • Friday, February 3, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (MST)

    Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Scottsdale, AZ

Jane Kelley Rodeheffer

Scenes of Recognition in Homer's Odyssey and the Gospel of Luke

  In-person Event | Presenter: Jane Kelley Rodeheffer, Ph. D.

This presentation will explore the literary and cultural similarities between the theme of recognition in two works by Greek authors; Homer’s Odyssey and the Gospel of Luke, at the end of which both Odysseus and Jesus appear as strangers to their followers. These literary works use the same Greek word...

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Dates & Times

  • Friday, February 17, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (EST)

    Norris Community Center, Naples, FL

The Resurrection of the Dead and the Life of the World to Come

  In-person Event | Presenter: Fr. Michael Patella, OSB

Our faith tells us that with Christ’s resurrection comes the promise that one day we, too, like him shall bodily arise. Yet, this belief in the resurrection also leaves us Christians with many questions...

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Dates & Times

  • Sunday, February 19, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (CST)

    Saint John Vianney Parish, Omaha, NE