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“Holy Conversations” Topic of Lawler Lecture

“Holy Conversations” Topic of Lawler Lecture

Richard Gaillardetz, Ph.D., a well known Catholic theologian, will deliver the 11th Annual Lawler Lecture in Theology at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, at Creighton University’s Harper Center Ballroom at 630 N. 20th St. The lecture, titled “Holy Conversations: Toward a More Dialogical Way of Being Church,” is free to the public.

Gaillardetz is the Margaret and Thomas Murray and James J. Bacik Professor of Catholic Studies at the University of Toledo. He has received the Sophia Award from the faculty of Washington Theological Union in recognition of “theological excellence in service to ministry” as well as numerous awards from the Catholic Press Association for his articles. He was an official delegate on the U.S. Catholic – Methodist Ecumenical Dialogue, 2001-2005, and served on the Catholic Theological Society of America Board of Directors, 2006-2008.

The Michael G. Lawler Lecture is made possible through an endowment established by Dr. and Mrs. Ray F. Kiefer, III. Dr. Kiefer earned his medical degree from Creighton University’s School of Medicine in 1984. His wife, Jacquelyn Olerich Kiefer, graduated from Creighton’s School of Nursing in 1980.

For more information about this event, call 280-2908.

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