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May 26 to June 1, 2003

Monday, May 26
Memorial Day. No classes.

Tuesday, May 27
5:30 p.m., Jude Dougherty, dean emeritus, School of Philosophy, will speak and sign copies of his two recently published books, The Logic of Religion and Jacques Maritain: An Intellectual Profile. The Catholic Information Center, 1501 K St., N.W., Washington, DC. For more information, visit or contact Mary Rakow, Dougherty's secretary, at 202-635-8778, 301-588-0317 or

Friday, May 30, to
Sunday, June 1

Reunions Weekend. For more information, call the Office of Alumni Relations at 202-319-5608.

Saturday, May 31
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the School of Religious Studies and the Office of Summer Sessions present "Spirituality and the Family: Nurturing Life in the Domestic Church," a series of workshops addressing ways in which "life in the Spirit" can be incorporated into families' relationships, prayers and work.

The event is divided into two plenary sessions and six workshops. The sessions are "Domestic Life in the Holy Family: Changing Images of Jesus, Mary and Joseph," by Monsignor Stephen Happel, dean, School of Religious Studies, and "Justice or Children: Contemporary Dilemmas," by Joseph Capizzi, assistant professor.

The workshops are "Adoption and the Catholic Family - A Covenant to Care for God's Children," by Brenda C. Destro, adjunct professor, John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family, and Rosanne Torpey, medical nursing education specialist; "The Scriptural Vision of the Family," by Joseph Atkinson, assistant professor, John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family; "The Teams Movement: A New Vision of Married Spirituality," by William Dinges, associate professor; "The Church at Home," by the Rev. Raymond Collins, professor; "Youth Ministry in the Hispanic Community," by the Rev. John Ford, C.S.C., professor; and "The Domestic Church as a 'school for the Lord's Service'," by Katherine Yohe, visiting assistant professor.
The conference fee is $65, which includes refreshments and lunch. Advance registration is required. Columbus School of Law, William S. Byron Auditorium. For more information, visit, call 202-319-5257 or e-mail

Upcoming Events
Monday, June 2
Noon. The Department of Athletics' lifetime activities and leisure studies program presents a free introductory Pilates class. The class is open to all members of the CUA community. Raymond A. DuFour (athletic) Center, second floor, Aerobics Room. For more information, contact Jone Dowd at 202-319-6043 or

7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Associate Professor of Politics Stephen F. Schneck will host an informal chat on "Good War? Augustine and Machiavelli." (See Announcements.)

Tuesday, June 3
4 p.m. to 7 p.m., the Department of Education hosts an open house for those interested in CUA's graduate teacher certification and master's degree program, which is available for the first time through the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, located at 44219 Airport Road, in the Wildewood Technology and Professional Park in California, Md. For more information, contact Thomas Long, associate professor and director of special education, at 202-319-5809.

Saturday, June 21
Last day of Summer Session 15 classes.

Saturday, June 28
Last day of Summer Session 16 classes.

Monday, June 30
First day of classes for second summer session. Sessions are divided into sessions 25 and 26. Session 25 ends on Saturday, Aug. 2. Session 26 ends on Saturday, Aug. 9. For more information, call 202-319-5257.

Alumni Political Chats
To foster stronger relations between the Department of Politics and its alumni, Associate Professor Stephen F. Schneck will host a series of chats on Mondays from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. during the month of June.

The topics for the chats are "Good War? Augustine and Machiavelli" on June 2; "Spin Control and Political Right: Plato and Cicero" on June 9; "Property/Justice: Locke, Smith, Marx and Aquinas" on June 16; and "The Soul of America: Madison, Jefferson or Adams?" on June 23. The events are open to alumni and members of the CUA community, but those interested should contact Professor Schneck at, indicating which chats they wish to attend and how many people will accompany them. Hannan Hall Auditorium.

Work Schedule for Brookland-CUA Metro Station
Under the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's capital improvement schedule for the Brookland-CUA Metrorail station, closures will occur as follows:

Saturday, May 31, and Sunday, June 1: CUA Station side (west) entrance closed for canopy installation work.

Saturday, June 28, and Sunday, June 29: CUA Station side (west) entrance closed for canopy installation work.

During the closures a shuttle bus will make regularly scheduled trips from the Brookland (east) entrance to the CUA campus. Further service information will be posted at the station and by CUA. The WMATA transit police will provide enhanced security during these closures.

Station entrances remain open as usual during periods not specified for closure.

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