‘Living the Catholic Social Tradition’
Gonzaga University’s popular lecture series titled Catholicism for a New Millennium begins its fifth year with a lecture at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 24, titled “Living the Catholic Social Tradition” by Kathleen Maas Weigert, director of Georgetown University’s Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service.
The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Globe Room of Cataldo Hall on the Gonzaga campus.
Weigert, Ph.D., who also is co-designer of the University of Notre Dame’s concentrations in peace studies and the Catholic social tradition, is an internationally acclaimed and award winning speaker, educator and practitioner in both justice and peace studies and community based learning. She is the author of several books, including “America’s Working Poor,” “The Search for the Common Ground Among Catholics,” “Teaching for Justice,” and “Living the Catholic Social Tradition,” and has written and spoken extensively on community based and service learning.
Gonzaga’s religious studies department and the GU honors program co-sponsor the Catholicism for a New Millennium series of lectures.
For more information, contact Gonzaga religious studies Professor Patrick McCormick at (509) 323 6715 or via e-mail at email@example.com