Year of Faith Lecture Series

04/18/13, All Day

On Wednesday, April 17, and Thursday, April 18, Saint Vincent Archabbey and Seminary will host a two-day presentation on the four major Constitutions of the Second Vatican Council. His Eminence Francis Cardinal Arinze will be the keynote speaker. He will provide an overview of each of the four documents and offer a historical perspective regarding the impact these documents have had on the life of the Church. Each of the lectures will be followed by a period of discussion. Saint Vincent is pleased to welcome Cardinal Arinze as part of its “Year of Faith” Lecture Series.

The schedule of presentations is as follows:

Wednesday, April 17, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, Lumen Gentium; noon to 12:45 p.m., Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, Sacrosanctum Concilium; optional lunch following.

Thursday, April 18, Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation, Dei Verbum, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World, Gaudium et Spes, noon to 12:45 p.m.; optional lunch following. The talks will bei nt he Fred M. Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College. Admission is free, but seating is limited, so reservations must be made for those attending. Reservations can be made by calling 724-805-2177. Reservations must also be made for lunch.

On Wednesday night, April 17, at 5 p.m., Cardinal Arinze will celebrate Mass in the Archabbey Basilica. The public is invited. No reservations are required for Mass.

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