Update Browser
You are running an old version of Android

This site was optimized for modern browsers. Please consider updating your version of Android if able.
Update Browser
Your version of Internet Explorer is Outdated

This site has been optimized for modern browsers. Please consider either updating to the latest version of Internet Explorer, or consider viewing the site in Chrome or Firefox.
Erskine Hall on Ohio Dominican University's Campus

ODU Announces Annual Dominican Saint Celebrations

The presentations are free and open to the public, and registration is not required.

Oct 11, 2022

Ohio Dominican University (ODU) invites members of the campus and surrounding communities to attend its annual three-part series of Dominican Saints lectures scheduled for the 2022-23 academic year on ODU’s campus at 1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, 43219.

ODU’s St. Albert the Great Lecture, St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture, and St. Catherine of Siena Lecture will take place on the below dates, and each will be presented by a Dominican Sister of Peace, representing ODU’s founding congregation. The presentations are free and open to the public, and registration is not required.

Celebration of Dominican Saints Lecture Schedule

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022 | 11 a.m.
St. Albert the Great Lecture – “Caring for our Common Home: a Dominican Response”
Erskine Hall’s Sr. Mary Andrew Matesich, OP Theatre
Presented by Sr. Sharon Zayac, OP

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023 | 11 a.m.
St. Thomas Aquinas Lecture – “Thomas and the Call to Justice”
Erskine Hall’s Sr. Mary Andrew Matesich, OP Theatre
Presented by Sr. Marcelline Koch, OP

Wednesday, April 19, 2023 | 11 a.m.
St. Catherine of Siena Lecture – “Catherine, the Voice for Justice and Peace”
Erskine Hall’s Sr. Mary Andrew Matesich, OP Theatre
Presented by Sr. Joan Wolf, OP

“I’m delighted that members of our campus community as well as our surrounding community will have an opportunity to learn more about these three incredibly influential Dominican Saints,” said ODU’s Vice President for Mission and Identity Sr. Diane Traffas, OP. “These presentations are important because they help to explain the ways in which St. Albert the Great, St. Thomas Aquinas, and St. Catherine of Siena not only impacted individuals hundreds of years ago, but how their work continues to touch lives to this day. I’m grateful to the Dominican Sisters of Peace who will present on these three incredible individuals, and I look forward to bringing students, faculty, staff and the general public together for this annual tradition at Ohio Dominican University”