Spirit Alive

Spirit Alive




Spirit Alive – Women of the Earliest Christian Communities

September 28 - 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Women of the Earliest Christian Communities: Disciples, Apostles, Prophets, and Teachers A six-week mini course conducted by NT scholar Carolyn Osiek, RSCJ, PhD Thursdays September 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, and 26th Carolyn Osiek is a Charles Fischer Catholic Professor of New Testament Emerita at Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University, previously Professor of New…

Spirit Alive – Sexuality & Spirituality in Christian Writings

October 4 - 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Barbara Newman, PhD Northwestern University 10/04/23: Sexuality & Spirituality in Christian Writings  Barbara Newman is Professor of English, Classics, and History and John Evans Professor of Latin at Northwestern University, where she has taught since 1981. Known for her work on medieval religious culture, comparative literature, and women’s spirituality, she is the author of twelve…

Spirit Alive – How is Sex Sacred

October 18 - 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Natalia Imperatori-Lee, PhD Manhattan College 10/18/23: How is sex sacred? Natalia Imperatori-Lee is Professor and Chair of Religious Studies at Manhattan College in the Bronx, NY, where she also coordinates the Catholic Studies program. She is the author of Cuéntame: Narrative in the Ecclesial Present (Orbis Books, 2018), and a forthcoming text on feminist theology…

Spirit Alive – The Debate over Gender and Its Many Implications

November 8 - 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Cristina L.H. Traina, PhD Fordham University Charles Bouchard, OP Aquinas Institute of Theology 11/8/23: The Debate over Gender and Its Many Implications   Cristina L.H. Traina is the Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J. Professor of Catholic Theology at Fordham University, Bronx, NY.  She is a feminist theologian who has written on the ethics of sex and…

Spirit Alive – Multicultural Celebration

December 10 - 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Brentwood, NY

Sunday Dec. 10 Join us for a Multicultural Celebration! Starting with a liturgy in our Sacred Heart Chapel on our Brentwood Campus followed by a reception.  Liturgy starts at 1:30 pm and livestream will be available.

Spirit Alive – Non-Binary Love

December 13 - 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Craig Ford, PhD Saint Norbert College 12/13/23: Non-binary love. Craig A. Ford, Jr. is Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at St. Norbert College, where he also serves as Co-Director for the Peace and Justice Interdisciplinary Minor. Dr. Ford researches topics at the intersection of queer theory, critical race theory, and the Catholic moral tradition.…