Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 3 p.m.: A Response to the Vatican Summit on Clergy Sex Abuse: Searching for More Radical Solutions
Fr. Bacik will summarize the main presentations at the Vatican meeting; recognize the deep anger and frustration of so many; and suggest needed reforms, including opening up the clerical culture, fostering greater lay involvement at all levels, and developing institutional structures for holding complicit bishops accountable. This lecture is co-sponsored by the Sylvania Franciscan Village, Perrysburg St. Rose Peace and Justice Committee, and the Association of U.S. Catholic Priests, Toledo Chapter.
Tickets: $10 reserved; $15 at the door. The first 200 people to reserve tickets for the lecture will receive a free copy of Fr. Bacik's newest book, "Enduring Wisdom for Today's Spiritual Seekers" (Limit one free book per household). For more information or to reserve tickets, contact Laurie Bertke at firstname.lastname@example.org with name and number of tickets requested. Tickets may also be purchased online here.
Thursday, May 9, 2019: Developing an Easter Spirituality with Guidance from Mary of Magdala
Thursday, May 23, 2019: Seventh Annual Karl Rahner Lecture
Guest Speaker: Bishop Thomas Gumbleton
Thursday, June 6, 2019: Bridging the Racial Divide: Christian Perspectives
Thursday, July 11, 2019: Bridging the Generational Divide: Christian Perspectives
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019: (Topic TBA)
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019: (Topic TBA)
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019: (Topic TBA)
Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019: (Topic TBA)
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019: Advent Reflection
Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the Franciscan Center
$10 Pre-registered; $15 at the door
Pre-register by calling Laurie Bertke at 419-824-3515 or emailing email@example.com. Please include your name, the number of tickets and the date of the lecture.