The Body and the Bride of Christ: The Church as One Unique Transcendent Subject

Thank you to all of you who joined us for the Thomas Toast. By all accounts, it was a great success. Thank you to our panelists. Great to see some familiar faces. Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, February 12th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “The Body and the Bride of Christ: The Church as One Unique Transcendent Subject” by Roch Kereszty from the Summer 2019 (Volume 46.2) issue of Communio entitled Mary, Motherhood, and the Church.

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Annual Thomas Toast 2021

As with many other things, this year’s Thomas Toast is going to be different. On Thursday, January 28th, the Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, please join us at 6:00pm over zoom for a panel of Thomas testimonies, including one from Prof. Nikolaj Zunic, St. Jerome’s University. The testimonies will be followed by questions and further discussion. Whether you have studied the breadth of his Summa, or whether you feel lacking in your knowledge of one of the Church’s greatest intellectuals, you are sure to learn something about Thomas’ life and work. You could call this event Aquinas 101.

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Physics without Physis: On Form and Teleology in Modern Science

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, January 8th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “Physics without Physis: On Form and Teleology in Modern Science” by Simon Oliver from the Fall-Winter (Volume 46.3-4) issue of Communio entitled Nature in Theology. The PDF can be downloaded here.

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Moral Theology and the Problem of Modernity

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, December 11th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “Moral Theology and the Problem of Modernity” by David L. Schindler from the Summer 2019 (Volume 46.2) issue of Communio entitled Mary, Motherhood, and the Church. The PDF can be downloaded here.

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The Emperor’s (New) New Clothes: The Logic of the New ‘Gender Ideology’

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, November 13th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “The Emperor’s (New) New Clothes: The Logic of the New ‘Gender Ideology’” by Margaret H. McCarthy from the Fall-Winter 2019 (Volume 46.3-4) issue of Communio entitled Nature in Theology. The PDF can be downloaded here. Continue reading

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Freely to Give: Ferdinand Ulrich as Teacher and Spiritual Father

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, October 9th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “Freely to Give: Ferdinand Ulrich as Teacher and Spiritual Father” by Stefan Oster from the Spring 2018 (Volume 46.1) issue of Communio entitled Being as an Image of Divine Love: A Symposium on Homo Abyssus. Continue reading

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That All Shall Be Saved: Heaven, Hell, and Universal Salvation

You are invited to a study day on David Bentley Hart’s book “That All Shall Be Saved: Heaven, Hell, and Universal Salvation” and his controversial proposal that Hell will be empty. There will be panelists presenting arguments and opportunities for group discussion. Saturday, September 19th, 2020 – 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, St. Michael’s Church, Basement Hall, 80 University Avenue West, Waterloo. Continue reading

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‘Biology Worthy of Life’: On the Work of Steven Talbott

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, September 11th from
3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “‘Biology Worthy of Life’: On
the Work of Steven Talbott” by Lesley Rice from the Fall-Winter 2019
(Volume 46.3-4) issue of Communio entitled Nature in Theology. Continue reading

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The Analogia Entis in Erich Pryzwara and Ferdinand Ulrich: Toward a More Catholic Metaphysics

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, August 14th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing “The Analogia Entis in Erich Pryzwara and Ferdinand Ulrich: Toward a More Catholic Metaphysics” by John Betz from the Spring 2018 (Volume 46.1) issue of Communio entitled Being as an Image of Divine Love: A Symposium on Homo Abyssus. Continue reading

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“A Twice-Told Tale”: The Wars of Religion as Girardian Myth

Our next monthly meeting will be held on Friday, July 10th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. We will be discussing ““A Twice-Told Tale”: The Wars of Religion as Girardian Myth” by William T. Cavanaugh from the Fall-Winter 2018 (Volume 45.3-4) issue of Communio entitled “Peace and Homo Viator”.  Continue reading

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