'Living Our Faith, Shaping Our Politics' title of annual Habiger Lecture in Catholic Studies Oct. 13
Dr. Bernard Evans, who holds the Virgil Michel Ecumenical Chair in Rural Social Ministries and is associate professor of pastoral theology at St. John's University in Collegeville, will give the annual Joseph and Edith Habiger Lecture in Catholic Studies at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, in the O'Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium at the University of St. Thomas.
Evans' lecture is titled "Living Our Faith, Shaping Our Politics." It is free and open to the public.
Evans, who has been on the St. John's faculty since 1981, teaches courses on Catholic social teaching, rural social ministry and environmental theology. He has a Ph.D. from the Catholic University of America. In 2005 he received the Crosier Award for Outstanding Ministry from the Crosier Fathers and Brothers for his service on boards and committees of the Minnesota Catholic Conference, the Minnesota Consortium of Theological Schools and the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition.
The annual Habiger Lecture, given at St. Thomas since 2000, is named for the parents of Monsignor James Habiger, who stepped down in 1995 after 15 years as executive director of the Minnesota Catholic Conference.
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