The Bishop’s Dilemma: From Surveillance Capitalism to Digital Distributism

I invite you to join us for our study day on October 16th from 9:30am to 12:30pm. We will be discussing “The Bishop’s Dilemma: From Surveillance Capitalism to Digital Distributism” by Mark Maguire and Charles Fernandes.

We plan to hold an outdoor hybrid meeting at the Newman Centre Guelph, 325 Gordon Street, Guelph. If weather does not permit meeting outdoors, we will meet in Newman House. Please bring a mask.

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Ratzinger’s Reception of Newman on Conscience: Memory, History, Creation, and Christ

In order to provide some spacing between our meeting and our upcoming study day on October 16th, our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, October 1st, from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “Ratzinger’s Reception of Newman on Conscience: Memory, History, Creation, and Christ” by Donald G. Graham from the Winter 2020 (Volume 47.4) issue of Communio entitled “Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Karol Wojtyła”.

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Catechesis in the Patristic Tradition

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, September 10th, from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “Catechesis in the Patristic Tradition” by Jean Daniéloufrom the Fall 2020 (Volume 47.3) issue of Communio entitled “Love as a Form of Life”.

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Father John Redmond

It is with sadness for our loss as well as gratitude for his friendship and ministry that I inform you of the sudden and unexpected death of Father John Redmond, a long-time member of our Communio circle, on Saturday, August 7th. Please pray for the repose of his soul and the consolation of his family, in particular, for Mary, Charles and Mae Fernandes, who are also long-time Communio members.

Father John will be greatly missed. May he rest in peace.

Father Mark Morley

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Et verbum caro factum est: An Intro-duction to the Philosophical Life

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, August 13th, from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “Et verbum caro factum est: An Intro-duction to the Philosophical Life” by Andrew J. Jaeger from the Fall 2020 (Volume 47.3) issue of Communio entitled “Love as a Form of Life”.

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The Upward Pursuit of Happiness in Bonaventure’s Itinerarium mentis in Deum

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, July 9th, from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “The Upward Pursuit of Happiness in Bonaventure’s Itinerarium mentis in Deum” by Jonathan Bieler from the Summer 2020 (Volume 47.2) issue of Communio entitled “Happiness, Love, and Friendship”.

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Why We Need Julian of Norwich

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, June 11th, the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “Why We Need Julian of Norwich” by Jeremiah Barker from the Fall 2020 (Volume 47.3) issue of Communio entitled “Love as a Form of Life”.

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Hamartia, Evil, and Deity in Archaic and Classical Greek Thought

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, May 14th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “Hamartia, Evil, and Deity in Archaic and Classical Greek Thought” by Will Desmond from the Spring 2020 (Volume 47.1) issue of Communio entitled “Lead Us Not into Temptation, but Deliver Us from Evil”.

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Is Reality Knowable?

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, April 9th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing with Norm Klassen the Dr. Keith Cassidy Lecture given by him entitled “Is Reality Knowable?”

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‘The Sparkling of the Holy Ghost’: The Metaphysics of Nature and Grace in Dante’s Paradiso

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, March 12th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “‘The Sparkling of the Holy Ghost’: The Metaphysics of Nature and Grace in Dante’s Paradiso” by Mary Taylor from the Fall-Winter 2019 (Volume 46.3-4) issue of Communio entitled Nature in Theology.

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