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2019-20 Series: Vincentian Responses to Poverty
Along with our visiting scholars' public lectures and our World Catholicism Week conference in April, our 2019-20 program includes this lecture series on Vincentian responses to poverty. We are proud to host the series in collaboration with Dr. Matthieu Brejon de Lavergnée, the inaugural Dennis H. Holtschneider, CM, Chair of Vincentian Studies here at DePaul.
Date Lecture*
October 10
Guillermo (Memo) Campuzano, CM
Vincentians' Representative at the United Nations

October 24
Yasmine Cajuste
Project Development Manager, FamVin Homeless Alliance

January 30
Joseph Fitzgerald, CM
Longtime Vincentian missionary in Latin America—Soloy, Panama
February 27
Renato Lima de Oliveira
International President General, Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SSVP)
March 12
Catherine Mulligan, DC
Coordinator, Project DREAM for HIV/AIDS patients—Nairobi
April 2
Daniel F. Pilario, CM
Founding director, SOW Project for orphans & widows of the Philippines' drug war—Manila
"Poverty, Violence, and Resistance: The Case of Extrajudicial Killings in the Philippines"

May 28
Matthieu Brejon de Lavergnée
Inaugural Dennis H. Holtschneider, CM, Chair of Vincentian Studies, DePaul University
"The Long View: Closing Talk for 2019-20 Lecture Series"

* NOTE: All lectures are Thursday evening presentations, beginning at 6:30pm.


​​​Winter & Spring 2020 Events

Monday, March 2

The Present Status of Safeguarding in the Church
A Discussion with Fr. Hans Zollner, SJ, president of the Centre for Child Protection at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome

One of the world's leading experts in the area of safeguarding minors, Fr. Zollner is a licensed German psychologist & psychotherapist with a PhD in theology. A member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors and a consultor to the Vatican's Congregation for Clergy, he was also one of four leaders appointed by Pope Francis to organize the February 2019 Summit on Abuse for presidents of episcopal conferences.

3.2.20 talk, Status of Safeguarding in the Church

6:30pm Doors open
7:00pm Event begins

Cortelyou Commons
(on DePaul's Lincoln Park Campus)
2324 N. Fremont St.
Chicago, IL 60614

More information here.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Reserve your seat here.

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No large bags or backpacks will be permitted at this event.

Hosted by the Archdiocese of Chicago and DePaul University

Saturday, March 7

Screening of the film, 2040: The Regeneration
Part of the One Earth Film Festival

Flyer for film, 2040: The Regeneration


St. Clement Parish School
2524 N. Orchard 
Chicago, IL 60614

Reserve your seat here.

"One of the best documentaries on climate change and living smarter," this film is appropriate for children of 5th-grade age and older.

Hosted by St. Clement Parish in collaboration with St. Vincent de Paul Parish