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Deification and Learning How to Pray

Bishop Braxton's remarks from his event at SLU

Congratulations to Fr John Foley, SJ, Catholic Studies Artist in
Residence, for his recent edited publication, The Heart of Our
Music: Reflections on Music and Liturgy
by Members of the
Liturgical Composers' Forum.
It is published by Liturgical Press.

Garagiola Jr.: In St. Louis, baseball, Catholicism overlap

Cultivating a Catholic Imagination

Two recent Catholic Studies alumni have become authors! Check out
the links:

The Next Step: A Catholic Teen's Guide to Surviving High School
by Rachel Allen

"Walk On: Navigating Ex Pat Life in Nairobi," by Nathan

Catholic Studies Minor Receives Fulbright

Michael Meyer
(Biology, Russian Studies, International Studies '14)
received a Fulbright Study/Research Grant to study the molecular
ecology of Lake Baikal with Maksim Timoveev, Ph.D., a leader in
molecular ecology at Irkutsk State University in southeast Siberia,
Russia. Meyer's research focus is the effect of temperature on
catabolic proteins in endemic Baikal amphipods. Meyer also plans
to intern with the Tahoe-Baikal Institute, an international environmental
education institute, coordinating local events and workshops to promote
environmental education and awareness. Before he begins his Fulbright
experience, Michael will have the opportunity to study Russian for two
months in Kazan, Russia, at the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities
with funding support through the Critical Language Scholarship Program.
After completing his Fulbright experience, Meyer plans to pursue a Ph.D.
in aquatic or theoretical ecology.

Catholic Studies senior, Joe Hayes has recorded a re-working of a
contemporary alternative rock song for his Capstone course in the
"key" of a Catholic imagination.

Take a listen:

A fascinating discussion on faith based higher education with the
presidents of Baylor, Yeshiva and Catholic University of America.

A recap of the Kavanaugh Forum Lecture, Blessed Are the


Video footage from our November 15th event, "On Earth As It Is In Heaven: The Canonizations of John
XXIII and John Paul II & the Church in the World Today,"
with Russell R. Reno, Ph.D., Fr. Matt Malone,
S.J., and Archbishop Robert J. Carlson. Presentations begin at the 50 minute mark. 


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