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Current Events

April 25

Catholic Studies' 20th Anniversary
Department of Catholic Studies' 20th Anniversary (details)

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Catholic Studies at DePaul! The event includes remarks from Fr. Dennis Holtschneider, an alum, and a current student, plus the announcement of the Prendergast Award winner.

April 28–30

Lutheran-Catholic ecumenical gathering with Pope Francis, Oct. 2016
Gathered in My Name: Ecumenism and the World Church
(details)

In 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to a church door in Germany, sparking the Reformation. This April, speakers from India, Nigeria, Brazil, Chile, and Sri Lanka come together
for World Catholicism Week 2017 to discuss the Reformation's lingering repercussions in the global South  and the efforts there to bridge ecclesial divides.

May 25

Our Lady of Guadalupe
Mary of Guadalupe: Not Just for Catholics Anymore
(details)

As Notre Dame professor and Lutheran minister Maxwell Johnson explains, over the last 20-30 years, Protestants have begun to welcome Our Lady of Guadalupe's story into their prayer life and worship. Given the multicultural dynamic of today's churches (Catholic and Protestant alike), it’s impossible to dismiss the cultural elements of a person's faith like Mary of Guadalupe—she’s not just for Catholics anymore.