Entries for October 2012
Monday, October 29, 2012
AMU president Jim Towey spoke out strongly about religious liberty and the importance of Amendment 8 on "Newsmakers with Jeff Lytle."
Jim Towey on Newsmakers with Jeff Lytle
Thursday, October 25, 2012
AMU president Jim Towey will appear on the "Newsmakers with Jeff Lytle" show this Sunday morning at 10, when he squares off against ACLU's Howard Simon on religious liberty and Amendment 8, also known as the Florida Religious Freedom Amendment on the November 6 state ballot. Newsmakers with Jeff Lytle airs on ABC channel 7.
Year of Faith Lecture
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Friday, October 26th, Dr. John F. Boyle will deliver a lecture on “St. Thomas, Faith, and Life” as part of Ave Maria University’s commencement of the Year of Faith proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI. The lecture is Sponsored by the Henkels Lecture Series of Ave Maria University. Dr. Boyle is a Professor of Theology and Director of the Master of Arts in Catholic Studies Program at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN. Dr. Boyle has published important research on Medieval Studies, St. Thomas Aquinas, and St. Thomas More. The lecture is free, open to the public, and will take place at 5pm in the Demetree Auditorium of the Henkels Academic Building.
The Fall Season of the AMU Choirs Opens with Mozart's Requiem
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Intrigue and conspiracy provide a background for Mozart’s last musical testament, his stunning Requiem. Left incomplete at his death, the work was finished by various students who secretly sewed together the sketches left by the master in order to provide for the dead composer’s widow.
Plaintiffs Against the HHS Mandate Reach More Than 100 Strong
Friday, October 12, 2012
On Tuesday, the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty filed suit on behalf of East Texas Baptist University and Houston Baptist University, adding two more Protestant institutions to the legal fray and helping push the total number of plaintiffs over the 100 mark.
Ambassador Novak Delivers Lecture on the Battle of Lepanto
Friday, October 5, 2012
On October 7th in the year 1571, ships from the Holy League, an alliance of Christian states, defeated the fleet of the Ottoman Empire. The stunning victory was credited to the Virgin Mary, whose intercession had been sought. In her honor, Pius V instituted the feast day of Our Lady of Victory, now celebrated as the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary.
On Monday, October 8th, at 7:30 pm, Ambassador Michael Novak will deliver a public lecture and presentation on this famed sea battle and its significance. All are welcome.
Catholic Reads Before Election Day
Thursday, October 4, 2012
The National Catholic Register selected the new biography of St. Thomas More by Ave Maria University Associate Professor of Literature Dr. Travis Curtright as one its recommended Catholic reads before Election day.
Harvey C. Mansfield: “Science and Non-Science in Liberal Education”
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Wednesday at 5:00pm in the Demetree Auditorium, Professor Harvey C. Mansfield, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Government of Harvard University, will give the second lecture in this year’s Ernest L. Fortin Lecture Series.