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Center for Dominican Studies to Present Lecture Series

Ohio Dominican University’s Center for Dominican Studies will present a series of lectures that focus on the University’s theme for the 2018-19 academic year: Justice.

Aug 3, 2018

Ohio Dominican University’s Center for Dominican Studies will present a series of lectures that focus on the University’s theme for the 2018-19 academic year: Justice. The series is based on the Corporal Works of Mercy, and each lecture will be presented by a Dominican Sister of Peace, which is ODU’s founding congregation.

The free presentations are open to the public and will take place from 12-12:30 p.m. in the St. Catherine of Siena Room, located in Erskine Hall on ODU’s campus at 1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, 43219. A free lunch will be provided. 

  • Sept. 12, 2018 – “Hearts Burning for Justice”; Presenter: Sr. Diane Traffas, OP 
  • Oct. 10, 2018 – “I was Marginalized and You Came to Me”; Presenters: Sr. Margie Davis, OP and Amy Thomas, Dominican Sisters of Peace Associate
  • Nov. 7, 2018 – “I was Homeless and You Sheltered Me”; Presenter: Sr. Nadine Buchanan, OP
  • Dec. 5 & 12, 2018 – “Advent – I am the Light of the World”; Presenter: Sr. Carol Ann Spencer, OP
  • Jan. 16, 2019 – “I was in Prison and You Visited Me”; Presenter: Sr. Germaine Conroy, OP
  • Feb. 13, 2019 – “I was Captive and Your Ransomed Me”; Presenter: Sr. Mary Joel Campbell, OP
  • March 20, 27 and April 3, 2019 – “I was Thirsty and You Gave Me to Drink”; Presenter: Sr. Louis Mary Passeri, OP
  • April 17, 2019 – “I was a Stranger and You Welcomed Me”; Presenter: Sr. Gemma Doll, OP

To reserve your seat, contact Sr. Diane Traffas, OP, ODU vice president for Mission & Identity and director of the Center for Dominican Studies, at traffasd@ohiodominican.edu or 614-251-4722.