When and Where?

Interfaith Lectures :

2:00 PM Monday - Friday @ Hall of Philosophy

 

Catholic Community Seminars :

12:45 PM Thursdays and Fridays @ United Methodist House Chapel

Programs

Week 1 : June 22-29

Week Theme : 

Uncommon Ground: Communities Working Toward Solutions

Interfaith Lecture Theme : 

Common Good Change Agents

Catholic Community Seminars :

1. Thursday (6/27) Seminar

"Thomas - the Millennial Among the Apostles"

Father James Vacco, OFM 

Vicar-Forane: Southern Cattaraugus County ​​

Pastor: St. Bonaventure Parish, Allegany, NY

2. Friday (6/28) Seminar

"Theology in Fiction"

Father Dan Cozzens

Diocese of Cleveland, OH, Retired

Week 2 : June 29–July 6

Week Theme : 

A Planet in Balance: A Week in Partnership with National Geographic Society

Interfaith Lecture Theme : 

What Archaeology Tells Us about Biblical Times

Catholic Community Seminars:

1. Thursday (7/4) Seminar

"Immigration: A Catholic and Pastoral Perspective"

Father Steven Vellenga

Pastor: St. Mary Parish, Painesville, OH

Director of Mission Office and Propagation of the Faith, Diocese of Cleveland, OH

​2. Friday (7/5) Seminar

"Elyria Works Now"

The response of the civic, business and faith-based communities to the Bloomberg Philanthropy's challenge for cities

Father Charles Diedrick

Diocese of Cleveland, OH, Retired

   Week 3 : July 6–13

Week Theme :

A Planet in Balance: A Week in Partnership with National Geographic

Interfaith Lecture Theme : 

What Archaeology Tells Us About Biblical Times

Catholic Community Seminars :

1. Thursday (7/11) Seminar

"The Catholic Worker and the Social Gospel"

Father Paul Milanowski

Diocese of Grand Rapids, MI, Retired

​2. Friday (7/12) Seminar

"A.I. Artificial Intelligence for Today's Believers (Apostolic Inspiration)"

Father James Daprile

Diocese of Youngstown, OH, Retired 

Week 4 : July 13-20

Week Theme : 

The New Map of Life: How Longer Lives are Changing the World —

A Week in Collaboration with the Stanford Center on Longevity

Interfaith Lecture Theme : 

Falling Upward: A Week with Richard Rohr, OFM

Catholic Community Seminars :

1. Thursday (7/18) Seminar

"Finding Peace in the Midst of Chaos"

Father Anthony Rigoli, OMI

Pastor: Our Lady of Guadalupe/ Shrine of St. Jude, New Orleans, LA

 

​2. Friday (7/19) Seminar

 "The Grand Opinion"

How Ignatius Loyola, Teilhard de Chardon, and Pope Francis give us a vision

for communities working  toward solutions

Father William (Liam) Murphy

Coordinator: Mother of Mercy House, Philadelphia, PA

Week 5 : July 20-27

Week Theme :

The Life of the Spoken Word

Interfaith Lecture Theme :

Chautauqua: Rising from the Ashes of the Burned-Over District

Catholic Community Seminars:

1. Thursday (7/25) Seminar

"Revisiting the RCIA"

Starting Over After the Scandal

Father Raymond Kemp

Special Asst. to the President: Georgetown University Diocese of Washington D.C.

​2. Friday (7/26) Seminar

"Why a Servant Church?"

Father John Mudd

Diocese of Washington D.C., Retired

Week 6 : July 27- August 3

Week Theme :

What's Funny? In Partnership with the National Comedy Center

Interfaith Lecture Theme :

What's So Funny About Religion

Catholic Community Seminars:

1. Thursday (8/1) Seminar

"Comedy in the Book of Job"

Father Daniel Quinn

Pastor, St. Paul the Apostle Church, Hancock, NY

2. Friday (8/2) Seminar

"Two Priests Walked Into a Bar; The Third Ducked!!!!"

Humor is a great gift from our God

Father Chris Welch

Pastor: St. Cecilia, Fonda, NY and Sacred Heart, Tribes Hill, NY

Week 7 : August 3-10

Week Theme : Grace: A Celebration of Extraordinary Gifts - A Week in Partnership with Krista Tippett and "On Being"

Interfaith Lecture Theme : Grace: A Celebration of Extraordinary Gifts

Catholic Community Seminars :

1. Thursday (8/8) Seminar

"Catholic Social Doctrine for the Rest of US"

Father Christopher Lowe

Administrator: St. Michael Parish, North Andover, MA

2. Friday (8/9) Seminar

"Grace and Prayer" What the Lord's Prayer Teaches Us to Pray For

Father Robert Kennedy

Diocese of Rochester, NY, Senior Priest

Week 8 : August 10-17

Week Theme :

Shifting Global Power

Interfaith Lecture Theme :

The Power of Soft Power

Catholic Community Seminar :

1. Thursday (8/15) Seminar

"The Jewish Jesus and Christ Today"

Father Anthony Randazzo

Pastor: Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Westfield, NJ

2. Friday (8/16) Seminar

"The Meeting of St. Francis of Assisi and the Sultan al-Malek al-Kamil" 

Father Samuel Monaco

Parochial Vicar: St. Anne Catholic Church, Fair Lawn, NJ and Director of Campus Ministry: Bergen Catholic High School, Oradell, NJ

Week 9 : August 17-25

Week Theme :

Exploring Race and Culture in America with Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center

Interfaith Lecture Theme :

Exploring Race, Religion and Culture 

Catholic Community Seminars :

1. Thursday (8/22) Seminar

An Extraordinary Month of Mission and the October Synod on the Pan-Amazon - Are they connected?"

Father Patrick Cahill

Pastor: St. Eugene Parish, Asheville, NC and Mission Office Director for the Diocese of Charlotte, NC

2. Friday (8/23) Seminar

"Freedom and Democracy: Egypt"

A Reflection on Egypt since theme week at Chautauqua - August 2014

Father Doug May, MM

Maryknoll Mission Promotion/Education, Asheville, NC

Due to the COVID 19 Pandemic, all Chautauqua Catholic Community

Masses, Seminars, and Social gatherings are CANCELLED

during the 2020 Chautauqua Season. 

We look forward to welcoming you in June 2021.

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