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The Renewal of Catholic Health Sciences Education

Dr. Mary Dockter
Dean, Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences, University of Mary
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American Catholic Education (and Motherhood)

Weekly Update

One of the most impressive aspects of the American Catholic experience has been the creation and maintenance of a robust school system. That school system is now at a precarious decision point.

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Foundations
Peter Paul Rubens's "Saint Ignatius of Loyola"

The Jesuit Ratio Studiorum

The Ratio Studiorum was founded on the conviction that faith embraces and completes the best that the world has to offer.

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Marie Ellenrieder's "Baptism of Lydia"

Enrichment

This Week: One man's quiet obedience to the promptings of the Holy Spirit and one woman's open heart initiated the world-transforming spread of Christianity throughout the European continent.

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Encounter the perennial truths of the faith as they are applied to particular questions of life, education, and professional disciplines.
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Catholic Secondary Education in an Apostolic Age

Rev. Jared Johnson
Pastor, Pro-Cathedral of St. Mary, Bismarck, ND
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Along with the doctrine of the Incarnation, which suffuses the entirety of Christian art and distinguishes it from all other art forms, the purpose and function of art in the life of the Christian viewer are also defining characteristics, especially in the city of Rome.
Dr. Elizabeth Lev; Professor of Art History, Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas
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Commentary

Building Culture and Institutionalizing Mission-Driven Business Education

Dr. Michael J. Naughton
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Commentary

Sealing Confession: A Theological Justification for Keeping a Lid on It

Dr. Michael J. Morris
Dr. Jared Schumacher
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A Man Looking at an Urban Horizon
Q&A

Perfections, Powers, and Excellence

Alexandre Havard
Dr. Karel Sovak
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Foundations
Investigate the first and foundational principles of the Catholic imaginative vision.
Current Theme The Search for Happiness
Rembrandt's "Return of the Prodigal Son"

Remembering Who We Are

Through a simple allegory, a challenge is presented: "Can it be that you have entirely forgotten who you are?"

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Gerard van Honthorst's "King David Playing the Harp"

Posing the Dilemma of Human Happiness

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Michelangelo's "Creation of Adam"

The Classical Christian Vision of the Human

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Gerard van Honthorst's "St. Peter Penitent"

Learning to Live with Fallenness

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