Resident scholars' public contributions cover a broad range of subjects, from Vatican II to life in modern Russia.

October 2015

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Anthony Siegrist, scholar
Resident scholars discuss Vatican II, engage art and liberation theology, explore life in modern Russia, and perform dramatic monologues as part of their public contributions.

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Fall Happenings

Fall is always a busy time at the Collegeville Institute, and this year is no exception. Here's a recap of a few things that have happened this fall:

Milan SpakCollegeville Institute artist in residence, Milan Spak, presented his work in an exhibit, Consonantia et Claritas, which opened on Sunday, October 18th at the Saint John's University School of Theology and Seminary.
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At the fall board meetings in September, author, pastor, and Collegeville Institute alumnae Katherine Willis Pershey shared the impact that the summer writing workshop program has had on her life, and her sense of vocation as a pastor and writer.
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Fr. WilfredFr. Wilfred Theisen is retiring from his position as Saint John's Abbey/Collegeville Institute liaison, a position he has held for 40 years.
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Michael McGregorDuring a visit in September, Michael McGregor spoke about his new book, Pure Act: The Uncommon Life of Robert Lax. He also presented to CSB/SJU faculty on crafting academic writing for broader audiences.
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Featured articles from Bearings Online

Peace Is a Good Thing to Seek: The Uncommon Life
of Robert Lax

by Betsy Johnson-Miller

Betsy Johnson-Miller interviews Michael McGregor about his recent biography of Robert Lax.

The Seeker: A book excerpt from The Man with Six Typewriters

by Steve Doughty

In this excerpt from his book, The Man with Six Typewriters, Steve Doughty offers an evocative exploration of contemporary spiritual seeking.

In Ordinary Time With Extraordinary Love

by Eric Massanari

Most of our days are lived in the wondrous mess of quotidian life. This is where we have the opportunity to practice a more patient attention to the Presence.

Liturgy in the Church: Grace in Motion

by Betsy Johnson-Miller

Michael Joncas and Susan Briehl speak with Betsy Johnson-Miller about the role of liturgy and liturgical music in the Christian church today.

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