Join Rev. Thomas Fitzpatrick for a Poetry Reading & Reception -10/19

Date: 10-19-2022

Time: 05:00 PM

Location: DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Multimedia Room 101

Join Rev. Thomas Fitzpatrick for a special reading of poetry and personal writing. There will be a wine and cheese reception to follow.

Fr. Fitzpatrick came to Fairfield University nine years ago after living and working for 20 years in the Middle East. Since then he’s become recognized at Fairfield University for his transformative work leading campus community members through the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises. His personal writing looks back on a lifetime of lived spirituality on five continents across the world.

Attend the in-person event at the DiMenna-Nyselius Library or watch the livestream. Limited seating is available for the in-person event. Registration is required.

Dean of the DiMenna-Nyselius Library and University Librarian Christina McGowan and Fr. Fitzpatrick's writing advisor Professor Karen Osborn will deliver opening remarks. Following the reading, audience members will be invited to participate in a Q&A moderated by Professors of English Carol Ann Davis and Elizabeth Petrino. 

This event is co-sponsored by the Office of the President, Office of the Provost, College of Arts & Sciences, Fairfield Jesuit Community, Murphy Center for Ignatian Spirituality, Office of Alumni Relations, and the DiMenna-Nyselius Library. 

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