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presented by Fr. John Vidmar, O.P.
Associate Professor of Theology, Providence College

The foundation of the first Dominicans in the United States in 1805 came from very unexpected sources: England -- with whom we Americans had been at war with, and with whom we would be at war with shortly again, but also from the Mediterranean Dominicans: Spaniards and Italians. What was going on?

Location: St. Francis Xavier College Church: 3628 Lindell Blvd. | St. Louis, MO 63108

Free & open to the public. Parking will be available in the SLU garage at Grand & Laclede. For more information, call 314.256.8800.


 

Aquinas Institute invites leading theologians and other experts to speak on current topics in theology and ministry at our annual Aquinas Lecture, held in honor of our school’s patron, St. Thomas Aquinas. Invited scholars bring the thought of Thomas Aquinas and Catholic intellectual tradition to bear on contemporary theological questions and issues.

Past Lectures

2018 - Louis Roy, O.P.--Thomas Aquinas After Vatican II Part I
2017 – Carolyn Osiek, R.S.C.J.--Diakonia, Service & Authority: A Reassessment Part I Part II 

2016 – Jan Michael Joncas
2015 – Most Rev. Jaime Soto--Sovereignty, Solidarity & Time Part I Part II
2014 – Daniel P. Sulmasy, M.D., Ph.D.--Hanging on & Letting Go: Ethical Issues in Care at End of Life Part I Part II
2013 —Sandra Keating, S.T.L. &  Ghazala Hayat, M.D
2012 – Rev. Michael Demkovich, O.P.
2011 – The Most Reverend Daniel Flores, S.T.D.
2010 – Matthew Levering, Ph.D
2009 – Elenore Stump, Ph.D.
2007 – Richard Gaillardetz, Ph.D.
2006 – Amy-Jill Levine, Ph.D.
2005 – Susanne M. DeCrane, Ph.D.
2004 – Richard Gula, S.S.
2003 – Kenneth Goodpastor, Ph.D.
2002 – Lisa Cahill, Ph.D.
2001 – Roger Haight, S.J.
2000 – Elizabeth Johnson, C.S.J.
1999 – Dianna Bergant, C.S.A.
1998 – Thomas O’Meara, O.P.
1996 – James and Evelyn Whitehead, Ph.D.
1995 – Martin Marty, Ph.D.
1994 – Jean Porter, Ph.D.
1993 – Mary Collins, O.S.B.
1992 – Rev. Michael J. Himes
1991 – John Renard, S.J.
1990 – David Power, O.M.I.
1989 – Gail Ramshaw, Ph.D.
1988 – Arvin Vos, Ph.D.
1987 – Paul J. Philibert, O.P.
1986 – Carla Mae Streeter, O.P.
1985 – Mary Ann Fatula, O.P.
1984 – Donald Goergen, O.P.
1983 – Thomas O’Meara, O.P.
1982 – Walter Principe, C.S.B.