2018 Fall Lectures:

Daryl Domning, PhD, Professor of Anatomy, Howard University

March 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Snow Date is March 27, 2019)

Douglas Christie, PhD, Professor of Theological Studies, Loyola Marymount University

April 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

All lectures will be held at the Commonwealth Chateau
on the SugarLoaf Campus of Chestnut Hill College.
We hope you will join us!

2019 Outside Events:

Kathleen Duffy, SSJ Summer Retreats

Kathleen Duffy, SSJ Upcoming Lectures

Michael McGrath and Ilia Delio at Sacred Heart Church in Camden, NJ

The Inside Story, November 9th and 10th, Villanova University

Carl Sagan, the Vatican Astronomers and the Search for Alien Life

Gold Mass for Catholic Scientists, Feast of St. Albert the Great

The Institute on Religion in an Age of Science – A Call for Papers

Our Reading Circle:

Our Reading Circle usually meets from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm on the second Monday of the month in room 10 in Clement Hall inside the front entrance of Fournier Hall, at Chestnut Hill College. Our Reading Circle is presently reading and discussing The World in the Trinity by Joseph Bracken, SJ. In December, we will begin reading The Blue Sapphire of the Mind by Douglas Christie who will also be present with us on April 7 to facilitate a workshop on this topic.
If interested in joining us, please contact us at Institute4RS@chc.edu


Be sure to peruse our growing list of videos from past lectures under the Resources section!


Teilhard petition:

Recently a group of scientists, who are interested in promoted Teilhard’s thought and spirituality, have prepared a petition to Pope Francis asking that he consider declaring Teilhard a Doctor of the Roman Catholic Church. We invite you to consider signing the petition. You can find the petition and more information about this by clicking here!

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