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Culture Connections

Linked below are various speeches and presentations, given by ► Members of the Salesian Center, that make a connection between faith and culture in a variety of areas.  

on FAITH & CULTURE

► "Believing in Baseball:  The Religious Power of Our National Pastime"  (by Thomas Dailey, OSFS)

► "Do You Mind?  The Anthropological Question Underlying Bioeethical Discussions"  (by Thomas Dailey & Peter Leonard)

► "Freedom & Hope, Law & Life"  (by Thomas Dailey, OSFS)

► "Freedom at the Intersection of Faith and Politics"  (by Thomas Dailey, OSFS)

► "Meeting the Digital Challenge to Evangelization" (by Thomas Dailey, OSFS)  

► "Regensburg Revisited" (a review by Thomas Dailey, OSFS)

on CATHOLIC HIGHER EDUCATION  

► "Becoming Who We Are: The Salesian Center for Faith & Culture at DeSales University" (by Thomas Dailey, OSFS)

► "Can 'Generation X' Learn at a Catholic College?" (by Thomas Dailey, OSFS)

► "Hiring and Firing for Mission: The Need for a New Campus Culture" (by Thomas Dailey, OSFS)

► "Knowledge Flourishes in Virtue"  (by Thomas Dailey, OSFS)

► "The Mandatum: A Declaration of Interdependence" (by Thomas Dailey, OSFS)

► "Toward a Culture of Truth:  The Role of Higher Education in the Thought of Pope John Paul II"  (by Thomas Dailey, OSFS)

on JOHN PAUL II

► "Being, Becoming & Believing:  The Adventure of Phenomenology with John Pau II"  (by Thomas Dailey, OSFS)

► "John Paul II and the Challenge of Evil in the World"  (by Thomas Dailey, OSFS)

► "John Paul II and the World Day of Communications"  (by Thomas Dailey, OSFS)

► "Toward a Culture of Truth:  The Role of Higher Education in the Thought of Pope John Paul II"  (by Thomas Dailey, OSFS)

on POPE FRANCIS  

► Pope Francis Online Year V (2017-2018) commentaries by Rev. Thomas F. Dailey, OSFS 636104063266323652-210307058_New (1) 

Pope Francis Online Year IV (2016-2017) commentaries by Rev. Thomas F. Dailey, OSFS 636104063266323652-210307058_New (1)

commentaries for the World Meeting of Families 2015 & Papal Visit, by Thomas Dailey, OSFS  

commentaries during Year III of the pontificate (2015-2016), by Thomas Dailey, OSFS  

commentaries during Year II of the pontificate (2014-2015), by Thomas Dailey, OSFS

commentaries during Year I of the pontificate (2013-2014), by Thomas Dailey, OSFS

► "World Meeting of Families:  Best priestly pastoral plan begins in 'the backyard'," by John Fisher, OSFS 

► "Who am I to judge?  The Balance between Truth and Embrace" (by Thomas Dailey, OSFS) ... video excerpts  

For works more specifically related to Salesian spirituality in today's culture, go to these pages:

► Salesian presentations