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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

Events Calendar

R. Wayne & Joan Kraft Memorial Lecture

Thursday, January 25, 2018, 08:00 PM
DeSales University 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA
DeSales University Center

This annual lecture series is designed to offer the public a humanistic viewpoint on an issue of national prominence. The topic of discussion for this event will be The attractive beauty of holiness: the influence of St. Francis de Sales in the married  spirituality of Elisabeth Leseur. FR. THOMAS KEVIN KRAFT, OP, Friar of the Province of Saint Joseph USA, currently assigned to Saint Dominic's House, Nairobi, Kenya is our featured speaker. 

This event is FREE and open to the public. No tickets are required. 

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