Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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Dumb Ox Theology Forum: Fr. Thomas Joseph White, OP -  Aquinas on Imperfect Happiness: Nature, Grace and the Final End of Man

Friday, April 11, 2014  Event Flyer DSPT Dumb Ox

Both Karl Barth and Henri De Lubac provided powerful, compelling visions of the relationship between the grace of God and human nature. However, their visions are in many respects opposed and incompatible. In his reading of Aristotle, Aquinas focuses on the imperfection of all natural human happiness, and on the natural desire for God. How does his vision provide a potential bridge between the diverse theologies of Barth and De Lubac?

2014 Alemany Awards Celebration

Saturday, May 10, 2014
5:30 pm Vigil Mass, 6:30 pm Alemany Awards Reception and Dinner in the Cathedral Events Center
Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption
1111 Gough Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

Award recipients will be honored in memory of Joseph Sadoc Alemany, OP, the first Archbishop of San Francisco. This year's recipients are Br. Dominic Berardelli, FSC, St. Mary's College; Br. Edmond Larouche, FSC, President of St. Mary's College High School, Berkeley; Sr. Christina Maggi, DC, Provincial Councillor, Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul; Mr. John Scudder, President of Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory, San Francisco. Buy tickets or donate.

What Has Athens to Do with Jerusalem? Dialogue between Philosophy and Theology in the 21st Century - Dominican Colloquium in Berkeley 

July 16- 20, 2014

This colloquium, the first in what is planned to be a triennial series on the intersection between philosophy and theology, seeks to continue the venerable Dominican tradition of bringing together philosophers and theologians to explore the theological implications of contemporary work in philosophy, as well as philosophical questions that emerge from theological inquiry. How can recent developments in Analytic, Phenomenological, Thomist, and other schools of thought give new life to the concerns of theology? What current theological themes present challenges or opportunities for philosophy? The theme of this first colloquium is intentionally broad, so as to raise issues for further exploration in the series.  


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