Fall 2023 Catholic Studies Events

The Center for Catholic Studies invites you to a lively series of events for Fall 2023, all are eligible for the FYE Inspire credit.


The 23rd Annual Anne Drummey O’Callaghan Lecture on Women in the Church
“Dignity and Agency: Catholic Social Teaching and the Lives of Women”

 Constructing an ethics of local listening to help Catholic social teaching see and promote the full agency of women

Meghan Clark, PhD | St. Johns University
October 4th at 5:00pm in BCC Dogwood Room

The 30th Annual Christopher F. Mooney, S.J. Lecture in the Theology, Religion and Society
“The American Catholic Experience: Lessons from Spaces in Creative Tension”

Exploring how contemporary American Catholicism continues to be renewed and redefined by fresh expressions of cultural and racial/ethnic pluralism

Hosffman Ospino, PhD | Boston College
October 25th at 5:30pm in BCC Dogwood Room

The 2023 Catholicism and the Arts Lecture
“We are the Now of the Church: Young Adults, the Global Synod, and the Arts”

Unpacking the experience of engaging deeply and creatively with the ongoing Synod on Synodality…

Maureen O’Connell, PhD | LaSalle University
Becky Mcintyre | Community Artist
November 15th at 5:00pm in DSB Event Space

Living Theology #1 | Sept 20th | 5pm | Kelley Presentation Room | “Varieties of Christianity at Fairfield”
Living Theology #2 | Oct 11th | 5pm | BCC Dogwood Room | “Religions of the World at Fairfield: Lively Conversation”
Living Theology #3 | Nov 1st | 5pm | BCC Dogwood Room | “Fairfield Students on Faith: Many Voices”

Related Web Site : fairfield.edu/cs

For more information, contact Mary Crimmins / 2097 / mcrimmins@fairfield.edu