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:

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Kathleen Duffy, SSJ Summer Retreats

Kathleen Duffy, SSJ Upcoming Lecture

Our Reading Circle:

Our Reading Circle usually meets from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm on the second Monday of the month in the Walker Room of Logue Library on the Chestnut Hill College campus. We are presently reading and discussing 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.

Schedule of upcoming meetings and readings:

February 18 – Chapters 4-5 (This is the 3rd Monday)
March 11 – Chapters 6-7
April 8 – Chapters 8-9

On May 13, we will begin to discuss Kathleen Duffy, SSJ’s new book, Teilhard’s Struggle: Embracing the Work of Evolution.

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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