The End of Sovereignty: An Essay in Christian Postliberalism

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, April 17th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm (not April 10th due to Good Friday). We will be discussing “The End of Sovereignty: An Essay in Christian Postliberalism” by Andrew Willard Jones from the Fall-Winter 2018 (Volume 45.3-4) issue of Communio entitled “Peace and Homo Viator”. Continue reading

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Marriage, Priesthood, and the Sincere Gift of Self

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, March 13th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “Marriage, Priesthood, and the Sincere Gift of Self” by Nicholas J. Healy Jr. from the Summer 2018 (Volume 45.2) issue of Communio entitled “Priesthood, Consecration, Marriage: Is Love Possible? A Symposium Discerning the Signs of the Times”.  Continue reading

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Thomas Toast event

You are invited to join us to mark the Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas with our annual Thomas Toast, which this year will include a revival of the Turkey Roast, on Friday, January 31st at 7:00pm at the Newman Centre Guelph, 325 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario. We will be begin with Vespers, have a turkey dinner, and then watch Bishop Robert Baron’s Pivotal Players video on Thomas Aquinas followed by discussion and refreshments.

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Friends of the Bridegroom: Reflections on Priestly Fatherhood in Light of Contemporary Challenges

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, February 14th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “Friends of the Bridegroom: Reflections on Priestly Fatherhood in Light of Contemporary Challenges” by Antonio López from the Summer 2018 (Volume 45.2) issue of Communio entitled “Priesthood, Consecration, Marriage: Is Love Possible? A Symposium Discerning the Signs of the Times”. The PDF can be downloaded here. Continue reading

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Newman Tribute Night

Many people know our patron Saint John Henry Newman as someone who was an academic and a university professor. What you may not know is that he was very much involved in the arts in general. Come to our Newman Tribute Night at the Basilica Shrine of Our Lady Immaculate, 28 Norfolk Street, Guelph, on Friday, January 17th at 7:00pm to hear pieces of music based on works of Newman, including an opera, as well as readings of his essays, poems, meditations, and his novels. There will be Newman trivia beforehand and a social to follow. Join us as we honour our patron and celebrate his canonization.
Fr. Mark Morley, Chaplain
Newman Centre Guelph

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Educating to Love

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, January 10th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “Educating to Love” by Jeanne H. Schindler from the Summer 2018 (Volume 45.2) issue of Communio entitled “Priesthood, Consecration, Marriage: Is Love Possible? A Symposium Discerning the Signs of the Times”.  Continue reading

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Do Not Hold Me: Ascending the Ladder of Love

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, December 13th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “Do Not Hold Me: Ascending the Ladder of Love” by Paolo Prosperi from the Summer 2018 (Volume 45.2) issue of Communio entitled “Priesthood, Consecration, Marriage: Is Love Possible? A Symposium Discerning the Signs of the Times”. It can be downloaded from here:
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Letter to Fr. Bieil: The Discernment of a Philosophical Vocation

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, November 8th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “Letter to Fr. Bieil: The Discernment of a Philosophical Vocation” by Maurice Blondel from the Summer 2018 (Volume 45.2) issue of Communio entitled “Priesthood, Consecration, Marriage: Is Love Possible? A Symposium Discerning the Signs of the Times”. Continue reading

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Grace and Vocation without Remorse: Comments on the Treatise De Iudaeis

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, October 11th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “Grace and Vocation without Remorse: Comments on the Treatise De Iudaeis” by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI from the Spring 2018 (Volume 45.1) issue of Communio entitled “Forgive Us Our Debts, As We Forgive Our Debtors”. Continue reading

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Literature in the Waste Land: Brideshead Revisited and Literary Education

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, September 13th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. As a follow up to our watching Brideshead Revisted, we will be discussing “Literature in the Waste Land: Brideshead Revisited and Literary Education” by R.V. Young from the Spring 2018 (Volume 45.1) issue of Communio entitled “Forgive Us Our Debts, As We Forgive Our Debtors”.

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