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Aquinas Institute of Theology Faculty Offices, Publications and Presentations in the 2013-2014 Academic Year...Including Books, Keynote Addresses, National and International Offices

Leobardo Almazán, O.P., Assistant Professor of Moral Theology

  • MEMBER OF THE PERMANENT DELEGATION OF THE ORDER OF PREACHERS AT THE UNITED NATIONS (GENEVA AND NEW YORK)
  • Dominicans for Justice and Peace, Order of Preachers
  • “María: Mediadora Solidaria,” Revista Albertus Magnus, vol. III, no. 4 (Julio-Diciembre 2014): 131–158 
  • “La Teología Moral,” four-hour session, Curso Nuestra Fe / Office of Hispanic Ministry, Archdiocese of St. Louis (March 2014)  
  • “HUMAN RIGHTS AND NATURAL LAW,” LECTURE AT THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE FOUNDATIONS OF LIBERALISM AND HUMAN RIGHTS THE CONTINUAL RELEVANCE OF THE SCHOOL OF SALAMANCA, SALAMANCA, SPAIN (JUNE 2014).
     

George Boudreau, O.P., Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies and Dean of Students

  • “Was the Exodus out of Egypt in the Thirteenth Century BCE, or Babylonia Seven Centuries Later?” presentation to Missouri Episcopal School of Ministry, at Eden Theological Seminary, St. Louis (7 December 2013)

Jean deBlois, C.S.J., Professor of Moral Theology, Ashley-O’Rourke Team, Director MAHCM

  • Board of Directors, Fontbonne University (Student and Academic Affairs, Facilities, and Endowed Chair in Catholic Thought Search Committees)
  • Ethics advisor and consultant: Cardinal Ritter Senior Services, Nazareth Living Center, and Hospital Sisters Health System, Springfield MO (contractual agreement)
  • “Principles of Catholic Social Teaching,” “Human Dignity,” Common Good,” “Participation,” Catholic Health East Senior Leadership Formation (1–2 September 2013)
  • “Spirituality and Ethics in Health Care: An Ethicist’s Perspective,” Keynote presentation at Catholic Health Partners Ethics Conference (3 September 2013)
  • “Making Informed End of Life Decisions,” Community of St. Joseph, Denver CO (9 November 2013)
  • “The Catholic Moral Tradition, Catholic Identity and Ethical Integrity,” “The Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services,” “Case Studies on Issues at Beginning and End of Life,” Hospital Sisters Health System Functional Ethics Conference (9 April 2014)

David G. Caron, O.P., President and Assistant Professor of Liturgical and Sacramental Theology

  • Reprinted in French (La Monde Magazine) “A Ritual Response to Church Closures: A Pastoral Challenge,” Liturgical Ministry Magazine 14 - (September 2013)
  • Morning of Reflection at St. Agnes/St. Dominic for Faculty and Staff in Memphis, TN – "What Saint Dominic Might Say to Us as Educators/Staff" - August 8, 2013
  • The Order of Malta Retreat in Jacksonville – "Encountering Christ: The Human Heart of God" - September 14–15, 2013
  • Deacons and Wives Retreat in Houston – "Game Changers for the Church – Deacons and Wives Witnessing to God: Justice and Mercy" - November 1–2, 2013
  • Advent by Taillight at St. Gerard Majella Parish, St. Louis – "Liturgical Season of Advent" - November 29, 2013 
  • The Order of Malta Advent Reflection in New Jersey – "Watching for the Light: An Advent Day of Reflection for the Order of Malta" - December 15, 2013
  • The Order of Malta Retreat in Vero Beach, FL – "What is Loving Servant hood? A Lenten Conversation" - March 7–8, 2014
    • Speaker Series at College Church – "Choosing Forgiveness" - March 30, 2014


Ann Garrido, Associate Professor of Homiletics 

  • REDEEMING ADMINISTRATION (NOTRE DAME, IN: AVE MARIA PRESS, 2013)
  • PREACHING TO THE CHOIR (CHICAGO: NEW PRIORY PRESS, 2014)
  • "Generativity,” Human Development Magazine (Fall 2013)
  • “Preaching and Children,” in We Preach Christ Crucified, edited by Michael Connors, CSC (Collegeville, Liturgical Press, 2014): 206–214 
  • “Children and Eucharist,” Journal of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (forthcoming in 2014)
  • “A Golden Thread: The Influence of Judaism in the Work of Sofia Cavalletti” and “Scriptural Interpretation: Methodological Principles in the Atrium,” Level III Formation Leaders’ Conference, Atlanta (October 2013) 
  • “Spirituality of Administration,” Women in Leadership Conference, Association of Theological Schools, Pittsburgh (October 2013)
  • “Toward a Life in Communion: Difficult Conversations,” Canadian Association of Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, Toronto (1–2 November 2013)
  • “Spirituality of Administration,” Holy Child Schools Network, Philadelphia (9 November 2013) 
  • “Preaching as Difficult Conversation,” Keynote Address (with Sheila Heen), Academy of Homiletics, Louisville (5 December 2013) 
  • “Redeeming Administration,” Poor Handmaids of Jesus Administrators, Donaldson IN (12 March 2014)
  • Spirituality of Administration,” University of Portland Administrators, Portland OR (11 April 2014) 
  • “Dominican Spirituality: Contemplation and the Liberal Arts,” Faculty Retreat for Dominican University, Dubuque IA (13–15 May 2014) 
  • “The Theology and Practice of Preaching,” Archdiocese of Ontario, London (20–23 May 2014) 
  • “Spirituality of Administration,” Ursuline International Gathering, New Rochelle NY (16 June 2014) 
  • “Spirituality of Administration,” Union Theological Seminary, Tarrytown NY (17 June 2014).
     

With Triad Consulting:

  • (Undisclosed University), Mediation, Chicago (September 2013)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, teaching assistant for Power and Negotiation Course (Fall Semester 2013) 
  • Capitol One, Difficult Conversations Course, Richmond VA (October 2013) 
  • The Omidyar Group, Systems Learning Review (November 2013) 
  • Tufts University IPS, Difficult Conversations Coaching (November 2013)
  • (Undisclosed University), Mediation, Massachusetts (December 2013) 
  • (Undisclosed Family Foundation), Mediation, New York City (January 2014) 
  • Washington University Olin School of Business, Difficult Conversations Course, St. Louis (February 2014)
  • Catholic Relief Services Headquarters, Negotiation and Difficult Conversations, Baltimore (May 2014)


Daniel Harris, C.M., Associate Professor of Homiletics

  • Preaches and presides at the Sisters of Loretto residence at Nerinx High School and at Ascension Parish in Chesterfield

Gregory Heille, O.P., Academic Dean and Vice President, Professor of Homiletics

  • ACADEMY OF HOMILETICS, PRESIDENT (DECEMBER 2012 – DECEMBER 2013), PAST PRESIDENT (DECEMBER 2013 – DECEMBER 2014) 
  • ASSOCIATION OF THEOLOGICAL SCHOOLS IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA, BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS: COMMISSION ON ACCREDITING (JUNE 2012 – JUNE 2018)
  • Dominican Central Province, Promoter of Preaching (June 2011 – June 2015) 
  • “THE COMPASSIONATE TESTIMONY OF MISSIONARY DISCIPLES,” KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT 13TH BIANNUAL COLLOQUIUM OF DOMINICAN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, MOLLOY COLLEGE, LONG ISLAND NY (13 JUNE 2014) 
  • Facilitator of Priests’ Convocation on Preaching, Archdiocese of Dubuque, Epworth IA (16–18 June 2014) 
  • "THE PREACHING OF POPE FRANCIS,” KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT TO ALL THE WORLD: PREACHING AND THE NEW EVANGELIZATION CONFERENCE, MARTEN PROGRAM IN HOMILETICS AND LITURGICS, UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME IN (27 JUNE 2014) 

Marian Love, Director, Lay Spiritual Formation; Instructor, Spiritual Direction Practicum

  • Facilitation team, Spiritual Directors’ Forum Day of Retreat, Mercy Center, St. Louis (14 September 2013)
  • “Being the Beloved,” Day of Reflection, Holy Childhood Parish, Mascoutah IL (26 October 2013)
  • “Advent Waiting”, Blessed of Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Ferguson MO (22–24 November 2013)
  • “Advent Waiting,” Holy Infant Parish, Ballwin MO (8 December 2013) 
  • “St. Ignatius’ Rules for Discernment,” Bridges Presentation, St Charles Borromeo Parish, St Louis (8 January 2014)
  • “Visio Divina: Epiphany,” Community of Hope Morning of Reflection (11 January 2014) 
  • “Self-Care in Ministry,” Lutheran Senior Services CPE Didactic (23 January 2014) 
  • “Consolation and Desolation,” “Rules for Discernment,” “Making a Graced Decision,” Bridges Presentations, Webster Groves Christian Church, Webster Groves MO (5, 12, 19 February 2014)
  • “Christian Leadership,” Washington University Catholic Student Center, St. Louis (4 March 2014) 
  • Prayer Guide for Week of Guided Prayer, St Catherine Laboure Parish, St. Louis (9–13 March 2014) 
  • “Turn My Heart, O God,” Lenten Presentation, Holy Childhood Parish, Mascoutah IL (10 March 2014) 
  • Lectio Divina Series, Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Ferguson MO (Lent 2014) 
  • Rooted in Promise II Co-Facilitator (30 March – 1 April, 1–3 June, and 12–14 October 2014) 
  • “Living Our Baptismal Identity,” RCIAA Retreat, St Cecelia Parish IL (12 April 2014) 
  • Prayer Guide for Month of Guided Prayer, St Peters Parish, Kirkwood MO (27 April 27 – 24 May 2014)


Colleen Mallon, O.P., Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, Ashley-O’Rourke Team

  • Sponsored Ministry Boards Retreat, Mission San Jose CA (September 2013)
  • Church, ESTEEM, Washington University at St Louis (Fall 2013)
  • Church Governance ESTEEM, Washington University at St Louis (Spring 2013) 
  • CHE-Trinity, Sacred Journeys, October 2013 and March 2014

Seán Charles Martin, Associate Professor of Biblical Studies, Director MA

  • Vice-Chair, Board of Trustees, Academy of the Sacred Heart, St. Charles MO (Chair: Head Support Committee; Member: Development and Donor Cultivation Committee; Member, Facility Implementation Task Force; Member, Bicentennial Planning Committee) 
  • Board of Trustees, Barat Academy, Chesterfield MO (Member, Association of the Christian Faithful) 
  • Board of Advisors, School of Ministry, University of Dallas, Irving TX 
  • Faculty Representative, Academic Affairs Committee, Board of Trustees, Aquinas Institute, Saint Louis 
  • Occasional presider and preacher for liturgies at the Academy of the Sacred Heart, St. Charles MO; Villa Duchesne, Frontenac MO; Barat Academy, Chesterfield MO; the Religious of the Sacred Heart, Saint Louis-Saint Charles Area; Bellarmine House, Saint Louis; St. Dominic Priory, St. Louis; Notre Dame Motherhouse, Lemay MO  
  • “New Testament Christologies,” Anselm Academic Handbook to Biblical Studies (Winona MN, forthcoming) 
  • “The Bread that We Share: Social Justice, the Eucharist and Paul of Tarsus,” King’s House Retreat Center, Belleville, IL (22–28 June 2013) 
  • “The Acts of the Apostles,” Cornerstone Ministry Conference, Mercy Center, Saint Louis (26–27 June 2013)
  • “Amos the prophet,” four sessions of two hours each, St. Nicholas Church, O’Fallon IL (3, 10, 17, 24 October 2013) 
  • “Mary in the New Testament,” two-hour session, St. Clare Church, Shiloh IL (3 December 2013) 
  • “Taking names and settling scores: Josephus, Plutarch and Luke,” The Saint Louis Society of Catholic Theologians, Saint Louis (27 February 2014) 
  • “Isaiah the prophet,” six sessions of two hours each, Catholic Diocese of Dallas, University Par TX (15 September, 20 October, 17 November 2013; 19 January, 16 February, 16 March, 27 April 2014) 
  • “Dei Verbum: the text, its forerunners, and its consequences,” three sessions of two hours each, St. Cletus Church, St. Charles MO (5, 12, 19 February 2014)  
  • “The Book of Signs in the Gospel of John,” four sessions of two hours each. St. Nicholas Church, O’Fallon IL (23, 30 January; 6, 13 February 2014) 
  • “Following Jesus through Lent,” four sessions of two hours each, St. Teresa/St. Luke twinned parishes, Belleville IL (18, 25 March; 1, 8 April 2014)

Juliet Mousseau, R.S.C.J., Assistant Professor of Church History and ATS Self-Study Director 

  • Board of Trustees, Academy of the Sacred Heart, St. Charles, MO 
  • Publications Committee, Society of the Sacred Heart
  • Content Editor, Spirituality Pages, Society of the Sacred Heart international website (www.rscjinternational.org) 
  • Panelist, “Charisms,” Giving Voice National Gathering, Belmon CA (July 2013)  
  • Panelist, “Social Media and Spirituality,” Sacred Heart Spirituality Forum, Atherton CA (July 2013) 
  • “Janet Stuart’s Spiritual Writings,” Sacred Heart Spirituality Forum, Atherton CA (July 2013) 
  • Panelist, “Lumen Fidei,” St. Dominic Priory, St Louis (November 2013) 
  • “The Word in the World,” Aquinas Institute Ministry Summit Keynote Address (31 January 2014) 
  • “The Joy of the Gospel: Pope Francis on Mission,” San Francisco Schools of the Sacred Heart Employee Retreat (6 March 2014)  
  • “Being Sacred Heart,” San Francisco Schools of the Sacred Heart Employee In-Service Day Keynote Address (7 March 2014)

 

José Santiago, O.P., Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology, Acting Director Field Education  

  • St. Albert the Great Province Admissions Board (July, 2009 to present)
  • St. Albert the Great Province Provincial Council (June, 2011 to present) 
  • Archdiocese of Saint Louis Hispanic Ministry Commission (2010 to present) 
  • Archdiocese of Saint Louis South Side Catholic Charities—serves Latino, Vietnamese, Somali, and other immigrant and refugee communities in St. Louis (2010 to present, President in 2013) 
  • Sacramental Vicar, Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Saint Louis (2010 to present)
  • Interpreter for Dominican General Chapter (Legislative), Trogir, Croatia (21 July to 8 August 2013) 
  • “Roman Catholic Church History Through the Ages: A Lay Perspective,” Young Hispanic Adults Ministry, Hispanic Ministry Certification, Cardinal Rigali Center, St Louis (22 February 2014) 
  • “Loss and Renewal: Reflection on Caring and Aging ,” presentation to Cluster of Parishes (North Deanery, St. Louis, Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Ferdinand Parishes, St. Angela Merici, etc.), Lenten Series (19 March 2014) 
  • “Spirituality for Eucharistic Ministers” (Spanish), Archdiocesan Ministries Conference, Archdiocesan Cardinal Rigali Center, St. Louis (29 March 2014) 
  • Marriage Encounter Retreat Weekend, Marionist Retreat Center, St. Louis (4–6 April 2014) 
  • Liturgy Camp for Adolescents, Archdiocese of St. Louis (23–26 June 2014) 
  • Monthly On-Line Preaching with St. Louis University’s Liturgy Department (2012 to present)

Carla Mae Streeter, O.P., Emerita Professor of Systematic Theology  

  • Board of ITEST (The Institute for the Theological Encounter with Science and Technology)
  • Talking About God in Today’s Culture, Now You Know Media DVD, 2014 
  • “Francis, Authority, and the ‘Other,’: Lonergan’s Inner Core and Outer Manifestations,” paper presented at the 41st Annual Lonergan Workshop, Boston (15–17 June 2014) 
  • “Religious Love in Bernard Lonergan as Hermeneutical and Transcultural,” Paper presented at the Fourth International Lonergan Workshop, Jerusalem, Israel (21 August 2013) 
  • Planner and panel respondent as Aquinas Institute, Eden Seminary, and the Jewish Community Relations Council sponsor their yearly event in Jewish Christian Dialogue 
  • Film director Oren Jacoby (Sister Rose’s Passion and Constantine’s Sword, and new, Don’t talk about it!) presented in (22 September 2013) 
  • “Science and Religion, Conflict or Not?” to young people of St. Boniface Parish, Edwardsville IL (3 October 2013) 
  • “Is the Universe Random and Meaningless?” Washington University Campus Ministry Faith/Science Scholars (23 October 2013) 
  • “Christian perspective on Dietary Laws and Customs” the Abrahamic Dialogue at the Turkish American Society of the Midwest. (TASOM) (7 November 2013) 
  • “The Messages of Pope Francis,” Breakfast Dialogue of St. Louis in Clayton (19 November 2013) 
  • “Contemplative Consciousness and Its Role in Decision-Making,” Aquinas Institute Board of Trustees (22 November 2013) 
  • “A New Look at Mary, Mother of God,” St. Clare Parish, O’Fallon IL (17 December 2013) 
  • “Waiting for the Light, An Advent Morning of Reflection,” with David Caron, OP to friends and donors of Aquinas Institute (21 December 2013) 
  • “Church and State: The Role of Religion,” Abrahamic Dialogue at the Turkish American Society of the Midwest (TASOM), St. Louis (9 January 2014) 
  • “The Power of Generosity, Personally and Professionally,” with Beth-Anne Yakubu for The Business of Life series of Aquinas Institute and the St. Louis University John Cook School of Business at the Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel, Clayton MO (14 January 2014) 
  • “What Misunderstandings Offend Those in Your Tradition?” Abrahamic Dialogue, Turkish American Society of the Midwest, St. Louis (6 February 2014)  
  • “Catholic Religious: Who are You?” Webster Hills United Methodist Church, Webster Groves, MO (9 February 2014) 
  • “Challenges of Science and Faith for Teenagers,” panelist with Fr. Robert J. Spitzer, S.J., the Rigali Center, St. Louis (3 May 2014) 
  • “Will the Real Mary Please Stand Up,” novices of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, St. Louis (24 May 2014)

Catherine Vincie, R.S.H.M., Professor of Liturgical and Sacramental Theology  

  • Past-past President of NAAL, 2013 
  • College Church Liturgy Commission  
  • WORSHIP AND THE NEW COSMOLOGY (COLLEGEVILLE: LITURGICAL PRESS, 2014) 
  • “Transforming the Divine Office for the Contemporary Church,” in Vatican II: Reforming Liturgy (Wayville, South Australia: ATF Press, 2013) 
  • "THE CONSTITUTION’S PROMISE AND CHALLENGE FOR THE FUTURE” KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT TRADITION AND PROGRESS: SACROSANCTUM CONCILIUM AFTER FIFTY YEARS, CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA (12–15 SEPTEMBER 2013)
  • “Liturgy and Prayer,” Washington University Newman Center (30 October 2013)  
  • “Ministry of Lector,” College Church (2 November 2013) 
  • “The New Cosmology and Christian Theology,” College Church (16 November 2013) 
  • “New Cosmology Interest Group,” College Church (15 February 2014) 
  • “Reflection on the Eucharist,” SSND Community (9 March 2014) 
  • “Lector Workshop,” College Church (30 March 2014) 
  • “New Cosmology Interest Group,” College Church (12 April 2014)

Honora Werner, O.P., Associate Professor of Homiletics, Director DMin in Preaching, Acting Director MAPS¬–CGS 

  • “Stations of the Cross,” “Epiphany,” “Women in Jesus’ Life” (26-minute videos for Sisters of St Dominic of Caldwell NJ cable TV show)
  • “Mary in Art and Music,” day of reflection at Stella Maris Retreat Center, Elberon NJ (24 May 2013) 
  • “Visio Divina,” retreat at Our Lady of the Elms Convent, Akron OH (2–8 June 2013) 
  • “Dominican Praise,” evening of reflection on praying the Liturgy of the Hours at the Common Dominican Novitiate, St. Louis (21 August 2013) 
  • “Dominican Spirituality,” evening of reflection for Mission Designees of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Caldwell NJ (14 November 2013) 
  • “Eucharist,” two RCIA sessions, St. Aloysius Church, Caldwell NJ (5, 12 January 2014) 
  • “Preaching with a Cosmic Lens,” day of reflection, Common Dominican Novitiate, St. Louis (21 February 2014) 
  • “Foods of the Bible,” evening of reflection, St. Aloysius Parish, Caldwell NJ (19 March 2014) 
  • “Four Pillars of Dominican Life,” evening of reflection for Associates’ formation team and candidates, Mt. St. Dominic, Caldwell NJ (25 March 2014) 
  • “Gospel of Matthew,” bible study session, St. Aloysius Parish, Caldwell NJ (22, 29 May 2014) 
  • “Visio Divina,” two retreats for sisters in St. John’s, New Brunswick (2–8 and 11–13 June 2014) 
  • “Forming Preachers for the New Evangelization,” Preaching and the New Evangelization, Preaching Conference at Notre Dame University (26 June 2014).
     

Carolyn Wright: Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology; Director of Field Education 

  • Board of St. Louis Cluster, Clinical Pastoral Education 
  • Catholic Association for Theological Field Education, Steering Committee (Finances and Biennial) 
  • Consultant, Flourishing Faithful, A formation program for the Catholic faithful (in development) 
  • Doctor of Ministry student in Christian Spirituality at Washington Theological Union, expected completion March 2015 
  • ROOTED in PROMISE II, Session 1: Through Him: Time—a program for the ongoing formation of lay ecclesial ministers at Aquinas Institute of Theology (29 March – April 2014).

 

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