Mission and Ministry

Catholic Heritage Lecture Series

  • Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture

    The Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture (ICTC) at Seattle University creates opportunities for engagement with the breadth and depth of the Catholic intellectual tradition through support of scholarship, course and program development, and public discourse. More information can be found on their webpage at www.seattleu.edu/ictc  

    Catholic Heritage Lectures

     Housed in Seattle University’s Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture, the annual Catholic Heritage Lectures, launched in 2010, engages the intellectual and religious communities of the Seattle area and the Seattle University community to explore aspects of the Catholic intellectual traditions and the intersection of Catholicism and culture.

    Catholic Heritage Lectures 2014-15

    The Church Pope Francis Invites Us To Build

     November. 3, 2014 7 p.m. "A Poor Church for the Poor", Keynote:  Speaker Jeanette Rodriguez, PhD

     February. 19, 2015 7 p.m. "Field Hospital on the Border(s)" Keynote Speaker: Kristin Heyer, Ph.D.

     April 23, 2015 7 p.m. "Think Globally, Act Locally" Keynote Speaker: Edward Hahnenberg, Ph,D.

     These lectures are held in Pigott Auditorium on the Seattle University campus. The lectures are free and open to the public.

    Prior Year Lecture Themes

    2013-14   "Catholicism in a Religiously Plural World" 

    2012-13   "Vatican II: Achievement and Challenge"  

    2011-12  "Religion in “Secular”  America"  

    2010-11 "Religion and  Science





    For more information or to get involved with ICTC, contact Catherine Punsalan-Manlimos, Director, Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture, at ICTC@seattleu.edu or (206) 296-5316.

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