September 20-27, 2021
“If you want peace, work for justice. – Pope Paul VI”
For: Faculty on all campusesTopic: Planned as part of Founder's Week 2021 Catherine Baylin Duryea, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Law in St. John's School of Law, will present to the faculty regarding seeking peace and working for justice in Afghanistan during her talk titled “Searching for Justice in the American Occupation of Afghanistan.” Includes time for questions from the audience.
Time: 7:30 p.m.Location: Rome CampusContact: Massimiliano Tomassini, [email protected], or 390-639-3842
For: Open to allTime: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.Location: St. Thomas More Church, Queens Campus - patio area outside front doorsContact: Campus Ministry, 718-990-6255
For: Administrators and Staff on all campusesTopic: Planned as part of Founder's Week 2021, Mr. Sharod Tomlinson, Director of Student Development and R.I.S.E. Mentoring in the Office of Student Affairs, will present to the Staff and Administrators on “Overcoming A World Without Mutual Respect.” Includes time for Q&A with the participants.
Topic: Be Vincentian: Work for Justice
Rev. Daniel Franklin Pilario, C.M., Ph.D., S.T.D.
Former Dean, St. Vincent School of Theology, Adamson University
Vincentian Chair of Social Justice 2021-2022
Visiting Professor, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, St. John’s University
Rev. Pilario comes to St. John’s University as a Visiting Professor and the Vincentian Chair of Social Justice 2021-2022. He received his PhD in Theology and Religious Studies and Sacra Theologia Doctor from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium. Before joining St. John’s University, he was professor and the recent Dean of St. Vincent School of Theology in Adamson University, Philippines. His dissertation was published as Back to the Rough Grounds of Praxis: Exploring Theological Method with Pierre Bourdieu (2005) and was awarded the best research in humanities. His recent publications and research focused on Asian theologies, justice and liberation, inculturation, political theology, Catholic Social teaching, human rights and ecology.
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Contact: Office of University Events, 718-990-6365
Description: Enjoy refreshments while we hear a special message on peace from our partners at Sant Egidio; closing ceremony at the Peace Pole behind church.For: Open to allTime: 12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.Location: St. Thomas More Church, Queens Campus – conference roomContact: Campus Ministry, 718-990-6255
For: Students, Faculty, Staff, Administrators, AlumniTime: 3 p.m., Carnesecca ArenaContact: Office of University Events, [email protected] or 718-990-3118
For: Students, Faculty, Staff, Administrators, AlumniTime: All DayContact: Office of University Mission, [email protected] or 718-990-6353
For: Students, Faculty, Staff, Administrators, AlumniContact: Father Tri Duong, C.M., [email protected] or 718-390-4305
Join us for Sunday Night Mass as we celebrate and pray together as we open this academic year.
Time: 5:30 p.m.Location: St. Thomas More Church, Queens Campus
Time: 5:00 p.m.Location: Chapel, Staten Island Campus
Time: 7:30 p.m.Location: Rome Campus
Time: 12:15 p.m.Location: Attend in-person at St. Thomas More Church, Queens Campus. If you wish to attend virtually, please join the live stream at the start of the event by clicking here.Contact: Dennis Gallagher, [email protected] or 718-990-2125
Time: 12:15 p.m.Location: Student Center, Upper Level, Staten Island CampusContact: Rosemarie Sussex, [email protected] or 718-390-4473