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How Should Christians Think About the Environment? A Reflection On Laudato Si’ With Omar Guitiérrez

How Should Christians Think About the Environment? A Reflection On Laudato Si’ With Omar Guitiérrez

As Catholics and Christians, how are we to think about and care for the environment? On April 6, 2016, Omar Gutierrez addressed this question as he meditated on the themes of Pope Francis’ latest encyclical, Laudato Si’.  You can watch his excellent talk, “Praise Be to You, My Lord: How Christians Should Think about the […]

Wisdom and Discipleship: Honoring Francis Cardinal George

Wisdom and Discipleship: Honoring Francis Cardinal George

The Saint Benedict Forum is pleased to partner with their friends at the Lumen Christi Institute and Aquinas College to honor the great Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I., who passed away last year. On Tuesday, April 5th, at 7:00…

Desire of the Everlasting Hills: Movie Screening and Talkback with David Michael Phelps

Desire of the Everlasting Hills: Movie Screening and Talkback with David Michael Phelps

Everyone is invited to a screening of the powerful film, Desire of the Everlasting Hills, an intimate portrait of three Catholics who try to navigate the waters of self-understanding, faith, and homosexuality. This event is part of our series, “Gay and Christian: The Conversation Continues.”

Sr. Miriam Inspires Hope College

Sr. Miriam Inspires Hope College

Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT, rocked Hope College campus this past week with a series of inspiring talks, workshops, and simply with her joyful and evangelical presence.

Gay and Christian: Exploring Vocation, Friendship, and Celibacy

Gay and Christian: Exploring Vocation, Friendship, and Celibacy

The Saint Benedict Forum is pleased to host an ecumenical symposium, “Gay and Christian: Exploring Friendship, Vocation, and Celibacy.” Eve Tushnet, Wesley Hill, and Joshua Gonnerman will all be speaking at this timely event. The symposium is free and open to the public.

Dr. Ortiz on the Journey Home (VIDEO)

Dr. Ortiz on the Journey Home (VIDEO)

Cradle Catholic and director of the Saint Benedict Forum, Jared Ortiz, tells the harrowing tale of how he drifted away from God in his youth and how God slowly drew him back through providential encounters with Muslims, Jews, a few Catholics, and reading a lot of books.  Watch it here:

Have a Heart: Dr. Anthony Esolen on the Value of a Christian Liberal Arts Education (VIDEO)

Have a Heart: Dr. Anthony Esolen on the Value of a Christian Liberal Arts Education (VIDEO)

Dr. Anthony Esolen of Providence College lectured on “Liberal Arts and the Christian College in a Post-Christian World.” Dr. Esolen spoke of the rare and precious gift that only a Christian liberal arts college can bestow – an education with a heart.