5.30pm Thursday 15th November, 2018
Guest homilist: Rev. Dr. Thomas Davenport, O.P.
Saint Agatha Saint James Catholic Church, 3728 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA
Gold Masses are for Catholics who are or have been involved with science, including scientists, retired or former scientists, science teachers at any level, science graduate students and undergraduate science majors, as well.
St. Albert the Great, the patron saint of scientists, was a Dominican, born around 1206, noted for his great works in the natural sciences.
Our guest homilist will be Rev. Dr. Thomas Davenport, O.P. Fr Davenport studied physics at the California Institute of Technology and went on to earn a PhD in physics from Stanford University, before following his vocation to be a Dominican priest.
The Magi Project in partnership with the Collegium Institute, the Program for Research on Religion and Urban Civil Society, Penn Newman, Drexel Newman and the Society for Catholic Scientists.