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Lonergan Conference

Date & time
Thursday, September 29, 2022
9 a.m. – 7:15 p.m.

Loyola Jesuit Hall and Conference Centre
7141 Sherbrooke W.
Room 110

Wheel chair accessible


Church in foreground and Concordia's EV building in background.


Day 4: Thursday, September 29, 2022



9:00 a.m. to 9:10 p.m.

9:10 p.m. to 9:20 a.m.

Welcome, logistics, and introduction of Keynote Speaker (M.F. Dion)

9:20 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.   Keynote Speaker
Patrick Byrne (Boston College): "City as Human Good and Epiphany" (50 min) + Q&A (20 min)
10:30 a.m to 10:50 a.m.
Break (other room RF120)
Break (other room RF120)
10:50 a.m to 12:00 p.m. Book Launch and Interview: James R. Price and Kenneth R. Melchin. Spiritualizing Politics without Politicizing Religion: The Example of Sargent Shriver. Interviewer is Marnie Jull (Royal Roads University, Victoria BC)
12:00 p.m to 13:30 p.m. LUNCH (other room RF120)
13:30 p.m. to 14:00 p.m. Karen Petersen Finch (Presbyterian College, Montreal) “Scripture, Tradition, and Spirit in Local Ecumenical Dialogue”
14:00 p.m. to 14:30 p.m. Elizabeth Nicholson (Saint Paul University, Ottawa) Applying the notion of ‘Threat-to-Care’ in the Lonergan-based ‘Insight Approach to Conflict Mediation’ to Ecumenism and Ecumenical Dialogue
14:30 p.m. to 15:00 p.m.

Patrick Nolan (Regis College, Toronto) Historical Legacy and the Healing of Communal Memory
15:00 p.m. to 15:30 p.m.

BREAK (other room RF120)
15:30 p.m. to 16:00 p.m.

Tom McAuley (Saint Paul University, Ottawa): Lonergan on Responsibility for the Future as Highly Relevant to our 21st Century Anthropocene Horizon
16:00 p.m. to 16:30 p.m.  Jonathan Bernier (Regis College, Toronto): Why does Lonergan Matter?
16:30 p.m. to 17:00 p.m. Christine Jamieson (Concordia University, Montreal) Lonergan and Indigenous Spirituality: Possibilities of Convergence
17:00 p.m. to 18:00 p.m. BREAK
18:00 p.m. to 18:05 p.m. 

Introduction of Speaker (M.F. Dion)
18:05 p.m. to 19:05 p.m.  Public Lecture : Eric Morelli (Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego) (40 min) + Q&A (20 min) History and Transcendence

See the full event series:

Legacy: Wisdom, Experience, Knowledge

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