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Lehigh Valley Roundtable

The Salesian Center for Faith & Culture sponsors occasional events in the form of presentations and/or discussions on issues of timely concern in various aspects of contemporary culture.  Among the special events in this series are:


> 2015 - Catholic Annulments
a special presentation on the changes made by Pope Francis
2013 - Civic Health Symposium
community leaders in discussion about the Lehigh Valley Social Reconaissance
► 2012 - The HHS Mandate & Healthcare Benefits
an open discussion for DSU employees
► 2010 -Baseball in America: The Tenth Inning
television film screening, followed by a panel discussion
► 2007 - Prayer in America
previewing a new PBS documentary, followed by a panel discussion

► 2007 - Muslim/Catholic Dialogue
educational and social evening, in conjunction with the Lehigh Dialogue Center

► 2001 - Stem Cell Research
a panel discussion with six perspectives
► 2001 - "Hans Urs von Balthasar & the Evangelization of Culture"
invitational conference, co-sponsored with the Dept. of Philosophy & Theology at DSU
► 2000 - "The Hidden Gift"
documentary / discussion on war and faith in the Sudan, with Bishop Macram Max Gassis




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. 

Salesian Spirituality