The Hank Center encourages you to view Martin Scorsese's new film, Silence, about the persecution of Japanese Christians and their Jesuit missionaries. Click here to view an interview with Scorsese about the film and his visit to the Vatican.
The 2016-2017 Ramonat Seminar in American Catholic History is pleased to announce its year-long seminar series. This speaker series brings together outstanding scholars to discuss Catholic social teaching and activism in the twentieth century. Each seminar is free and open to the public. Click here to view the schedule of speakers.
After a week in jail following an Iraq War protest in 2003, Chris Haw, as a disaffected evangelical, moved into "America's most dangerous city" to start a small community in an abandoned house and work with a Catholic church. In his lecture, "Rust Belt Apocalypse and the Eucharist," Haw will share how a poetic mixture of myth and logic, an active patience amidst godlessness, and the drama of scapegoating as symbolized in the Mass all permeate his ongoing conversion and research.
The Catholic Studies Program's Fourth Annual John Courtney Murray, SJ Forum is soon approaching. They're asking Loyola students to submit TED-style talks, paper presentations, art, music, film, theatre, dance, etc. for this forum. The theme this year is Beauty. Click through for more information.
The Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage, in collaboration with the Loyola University Jesuit Community, sponsors its inaugural Cardinal Bernadin Common Cause lecture this April 18. The lecture offers a Catholic prelate each year a platform to engage Loyola’s community in common cause with the Church on issues facing us today. In honor of Cardinal Bernardin’s legacy, Cardinal Blase Joseph Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, will address our common ground in a time of division.
The Hank Center is co-sponsoring a conference that will explore the role that Catholic writers play—and the role they will continue to play—in American culture and in the life of the church. Showcasing works that integrate the Catholic vision into the wider world, this forum is for scholars, writers, editors, publishers, critics, and all lovers of great writing.
This summer, follow in the footsteps of St. Ignatius of Loyola under the leadership of Fr. Mark Bosco, S.J., Dr. Natasha Ritsma, Curator of the Loyola University Museum of Art, and Kathleen Beaulieu, Board Member of the Loyola University Museum of Art.
Ignacio de Loyola, directed by Paolo Dy and starring Andreas Muñoz is a thrilling look at the life of the founder of the Society of Jesus. Please join the Jesuit leaders of Loyola’s CLCs for a post-screening discussion.