Legatus Summit Seminar: “On Human Dignity & Religious Freedom”
A Seminar & Complimentary Lunch
January 29, 2015
Lunch: 1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Seminar: 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
What responsibilities does government have toward religious communities? What deference must believers accord to civil authorities? Such questions, which press upon our current political situation and weigh heavily on the lives of Catholics, were paramount among the concerns of the fathers of the Second Vatican Council.
Please join members of the faculty of Thomas Aquinas College for a buffet lunch and seminar about the meaning and implications of Dignitatis Humanae, the Council’s Declaration on Religious Freedom. The seminar will take place on the afternoon of January 29 at the 2015 Legatus Summit.
This event is not a lecture; nor is it a discourse among a panel of experts. Everyone in attendance is invited to participate actively in the conversation, working together to distill and analyze the meaning of this important document. Leading the seminar will be the College’s president, Dr. Michael F. McLean, and its vice president for development. Dr. Paul J. O’Reilly. Dr. McLean and Dr. O’Reilly have collectively spent more than 50 years leading seminars as members of the Thomas Aquinas College teaching faculty. At the College, all classes are taught via the Discussion Method. The curriculum consists exclusively of the great books of Western civilization, including various Church documents and encyclicals.
Some Comments from Previous Seminars:
- “Great and fascinating discussion.”
- “The seminar was excellent. Excellent format, excellent discussion.”
- “Perfect topic for today’s event.”
The seminar and lunch are complimentary and open to all registered attendees of the Legatus Summit. To participate in the seminar, attending Legates need only:
1. Register online.
2. Read the brief, highly accessible reading. The College will mail you a copy, but you can also download it here. (Note: Before printing the document, make sure your printer is set to “landscape” orientation.)
Space is limited — register now! Questions? Please e-mail Robert Bagdazian or call, 800-634-9797.
NEWS FROM THE COLLEGE
“What you do here at this college is important not only for the individual salvation of your soul, but really as a witness to all of society.”
– Most Rev. Robert Francis Vasa
Bishop of Santa Rosa