St. John's College of Liberal Arts and
Sciences: “Three Things Catholics Should Know Series”
Each year, the Department of Theology and Religious
Studies hosts a series of four presentations open to the
public. Entitled the “Three Things Catholics Should Know
Series,” these presentations seek to foster catechesis and
continuing education among Catholics and other interested
people. This November, we are pleased to announce the
following topic and presenters.
“To You We Send Up Our Sighs: Devotion to the Saints in the
Saturday, November 19, 2011
10 a.m. -1p.m.
Session I: What Is a Saint?
Presenter: Dr. Matthew Sutton
Session II: Popular Devotion to the Saints in Catholicism –
Past and Present
Presenter: Sr. Marian Maskulak, C.P.S.,
Session III: The Commemoration & Celebration of the
Saints in Catholic Liturgy Noon
Presenter: Fr. Michael Whalen, C.M.,
St. John’s University
St. Thomas More Church
The presentation is free and open to the public. Light
refreshments are served in the conference room of St. Thomas More
Church between talks.