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ODU’s Center for Dominican Studies Announces Lenten Lectures Series

Each lecture will be presented by a priest from the Diocese of Columbus.

Feb 18, 2022

Ohio Dominican University’s Center for Dominican Studies will present a four-part Lenten luncheon lecture series focused on the topic of social justice. Each of the lectures will be presented by a priest from the Diocese of Columbus, colleagues of ODU’s chaplain Fr. Dan Millisor.

The presentations are free and open to the public and they will take place from noon to 1 p.m. in the St. Catherine of Siena Room, located in Erskine Hall on ODU’s campus at 1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, 43219. Seating is limited. To reserve your seat and lunch for each session, contact Sr. Diane Traffas, OP, ODU Vice President for Mission and Identity and Director of the Center for Dominican Studies, at traffasd@ohiodominican.edu or 614-251-4722.

Seminar Series Schedule
Wednesday, March 16
“Responding to the Cry of the Poor and Vulnerable” by Fr. Michael Hartge

Wednesday, March 23
“Responding to the Cry of the Earth” by Fr. Adam Streitenberger

Wednesday, March 30
“Responding to the Cry of Migrants and Refugees” by Fr. Vincent Nguyen

Wednesday, April 6
“Responding to the Cry of the Sick and Dying” by Fr. Sean Dooley

“As we work toward achieving a more just world for all, I am eager to welcome priests from the Diocese of Columbus to help lead and guide us in these ever so important conversations related to social justice,” said Sr. Diane Traffas, OP, ODU’s Vice President for Mission & Identity. “During this Holy season, these conversations are bound to deepen our commitment to living out a life of faith that is active in the world and building the kingdom of God, while also providing opportunities for us to see God more clearly in one another.”