Monday, Jan. 24
March for Life. See Campus Ministry.
5:15 p.m., the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents " 'Psychology' in Late Ancient Gaza: Healing the Soul (and Perhaps the Body) in the Correspondence of Barsanuphius and John with the Sick Monk Andrew," by Andrew Crislip, William E. & Miriam S. Blake Chair in the History of Christianity at Virginia Commonwealth University. McMahon Hall, Room 300. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5795.
Tuesday, Jan. 25
9:30 a.m., The Catholic University of America celebrates the inauguration Mass and installation ceremony for its 15th President, John Garvey. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Great Upper Church. General seating is available to members of the public who wish to attend. Faculty and staff may still secure reserved seating by submitting an R.s.v.p. at http://president.cua.edu/register/. Faculty who are processing MUST be in their assigned places no later than 9:15 a.m. For more information, call 202-319-5100.
Wednesday, Jan. 26
Noon, the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents “Doubt and Doublemindedness in Early Christianity: Hermas and the Gospel of the Lots of Mary" by AnneMarie Luijendijk, Melancthon W. Jacobus University Preceptor in Religion at Princeton University. McMahon Hall, Room 300. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5795.
4:15 p.m., the Office of the President hosts the lecture, "The Catholic Writer Today," by poet Dana Gioia, former chair of the National Endowment for the Arts. This is one of a series of events tied to the inaugural year theme, "Intellect and Virtue: The Idea of a Catholic University." A reception will follow. Edward J. Przybyla University Center, Great Room B. For more information, call 202-319-5600.
6:30 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities presents an Emerging Leaders Program discussion, Discover a Community. Caldwell Hall Auditorium. For more information or to sign up to be an emerging leader, visit http://leadership.cua.edu/elp.
Thursday, Jan. 27
12:10 p.m., Patronal Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas University Mass. Classes that meet at 11:10 a.m. will be dismissed at 11:50 a.m. Classes that meet at 12:35 p.m. will begin at 1:20 p.m. Archbishop Augustine Di Noia, O.P., secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, will be the principal celebrant and homilist. Basilica, Crypt Church.
4 p.m., CUAbroad hosts an information session for the CUA Semester in Rome Program. Discounts of $2,500 are available. New classes will be offered in politics and international marketing in addition to the existing classes in art, classics, humanities, philosophy, theology and religious studies, and Italian. No previous knowledge of Italian is required. McMahon Hall, Room 111. For program information, visit http://cuabroad.cua.edu/programs/rome/index.cfm.
4 to 6 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents a graduate seminar on Levinas by Jeffrey Bloechl, associate professor of philosophy at Boston College. Aquinas Hall, library. For more information, contact Brandon Zimmerman at 240-401-6488 or email@example.com.
10 p.m., CUA Nite Live presents a Cardinal Trivia Challenge. Teams of up to four students are invited to face off for prizes, including Nationals tickets, Cardinal Cash, free Metrorail fares, and more. Food and door prizes will be available. Pryzbyla Center, Food Court. For more information, visit http://activities.cua.edu.
Friday, Jan. 28
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents "The Aftermath of Theodicy: Totality and Infinity 50 Years Later," by Jeffrey Bloechl, associate professor of philosophy at Boston College. Aquinas Hall Auditorium. For more information, contact Brandon Zimmerman at 240-401-6488 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
3 to 5 p.m., the Office of the President invites CUA faculty and staff to an inaugural reception. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information, call 202-319-5100.
Friday, Jan. 28, to Sunday, Jan. 30
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents Victor Herbert’s The Enchantress, directed by Ellwood Anaheim, musical theatre lecturer. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 28 and 29; and at 2 p.m. on Jan. 30. Ward Hall, John Paul Hall, Tickets are $15 for general admission, $10 for students, CUA alumni, and senior citizens. For tickets or more information, call 202-319-5416.
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