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Milestone Celebrations

Occasionally, the Salesian Center for Faith & Culture sponsors special events to commemorate significant historical occasions or anniversaries.  Among the special events in this series are:

2015 - Ex Corde Ecclesiae
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of DeSales University

► 2010 - Shroud Encounter
multimedia presentation celebrating the exposition of the Shroud of Turin

► 2009 - Literary Roundtable
celebrating the 400th anniversary of the publication of the Introduction to the Devout Life, by St. Francis de Sales

► 2005 - Fr. Louis Brisson
celebrating the centenary of the death of the founder of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales

► 2005 -Novemdiales for Pope John Paul II
nine-days of celebrations to mark the death of the Pontiff

► 2005 - "Year of the Eucharist"
on-line educational program for catechists in the Diocese of Allentown

► 2005 -Drawing Out the Goodness
book publication on the 40th anniversary of the founding of Allentown College / DeSales University

► 2004 - "On the Preacher and Preaching"
continuing education workshop marking the400th anniversary of the mongraph byFrancis de Sales

► 2004 - "Our Lady of Good Deliverance"
publication for the dedication of the Marian statue at DSU

► 2003 - "Words to the Wise: A Legacy of Social Communications"
symposium celebrating the 25th anniversary of the pontificate of John Paul II

► 2002 - "The Catholic Bishop in the 21st Century"
panel discussion celebrating the 400th anniversary of the episcopal consecration of Francis de Sales



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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