The Institute will culminate its 2015-2016 activities on the theme, “Human Flourishing,” with two exciting lectures. We hope you will join us. We ask that you register for these two lectures with an email to Institute4RS@chc.edu.



Sunday, April 17, 2016 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Laudato Si: Reflections on Pope Francis’ Encyclical

Thomas Reese, SJ

Senior Analyst for National Catholic Reporter

Open to the Public; free will donation appreciated.

To register, send your name and email address to Institute4RS@chc.edu.


All events will be held at the Commonwealth Chateau  on the SugarLoaf Campus of Chestnut Hill College.



Our Reading Circle usually meets from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm on the second Monday of the month expect during summer months in the Walker Room at the Logue Library of Chestnut Hill College. Presently, we are reading Kathleen Duffy SSJ, Teilhard’s Mysticism. In April, we will begin Noreen Herzfeld’s book, In Our Image: Artificial Intelligence and the Human Spirit.  If you are interested in joining us, please contact us at Institute4RS@chc.edu.


Be sure to check our growing list of videos from past lectures.


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