Tag Archive | Hope College

Jack Mulder on the Journey Home (VIDEO)

Jack Mulder on the Journey Home (VIDEO)

Jack Mulder, co-founder of the Saint Benedict Forum and chair of Hope College’s Philosophy Department, discusses his journey from the Reformed Church of America to the Catholic Church on EWTN’s Journey Home with Marcus Grodi.

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:

A Catholic Bishop Comes to Hope College

A Catholic Bishop Comes to Hope College

VIDEO AVAILABLE: His Excellency David Walkowiak, Bishop of the Diocese of Grand Rapids, visited Hope College on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, for an informal question and answer session.

Fr. David Meconi on Augustine, Self-loathing, and Becoming Godly (VIDEO)

Fr. David Meconi on Augustine, Self-loathing, and Becoming Godly (VIDEO)

VIDEO AVAILABLE: Fr. David Vincent Meconi, S.J., gave a powerful talk on the idea of self-loathing in Augustine, February 2, 2015, as part of the Saint Benedict Forum’s Catholic Speaker Series.

Advent Retreat: Preparing for Christ

Advent Retreat: Preparing for Christ

Advent is a time to prepare ourselves for the coming of Christ. On Saturday, December 6, the Saint Benedict Forum hosted a retreat to help all of us get ready for Christmas. Students and parishioners enjoyed an abundant breakfast spread before listening to a beautiful talk by Dr. Jack Mulder on the meaning of waiting, […]

Being Transformed by the True, the Good, and the Beautiful: Joseph Pearce Speaks to Hope

Being Transformed by the True, the Good, and the Beautiful: Joseph Pearce Speaks to Hope

Video Now Available: …this was not the speech of a man who is merely academically interested in literary analysis, but was that of someone who has personally experienced divine grace firsthand.