The Catholic University of America

 Year for Priests 2009

Symposium Day 1

 

 

Symposium Day 2

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

8:30 a.m.
Registration and Light Refreshments - Pryzbyla Center, Great Room

9:25 a.m.
Welcome: Very Rev. David M. O'Connell, C.M., president, The Catholic University of America

9:30 a.m.
"Biblical Foundations on the Priesthood:The Contributions of the Letter to the Hebrews" Dowload the Handout
Very Rev. Ronald D. Witherup, S.S.
Superior General, Society of St. Sulpice

10:45 a.m.
"Priesthood, Priestliness and Priests" Download the Handout
Monsignor Paul G. McPartlan
Carl J. Peter Professor of Systematic Theology and Ecumenism
School of Theology and Religious Studies
Q-and-A session and discussion will follow.

Noon
Lunch

1:30 p.m.
Lecture
"Faithful Stewards of God's Mysteries: Theological Insights on Priesthood from the Ordination Ritual," Dowload the Handout
Rev. Michael C. Witczak
assistant professor, School of Theology and Religious Studies

2:45 p.m.
Wrap-up panel of the day's speakers

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

8:00 a.m.
Registration and Light Refreshments
Pryzbyla Center, Great Room

9:00 a.m.
Morning Prayer
Most Rev. Donald W. Wuerl
archbishop of Washington and CUA chancellor, presiding
Pryzbyla Center, Great Room

9:30 a.m.
Panel discussion
"Priest as Evangelizer"

Most Rev. Martin D. Holley
Auxiliary Bishop of Washington

Rev. Walter G. Lewis
Diocese of Richmond

Rev. Vincent J. O'Malley, C.M.
pastor of St. Joseph's Church in Emmitsburg, Md.

10:45 a.m.
Lecture
"Finding Our Way to God: Three Different Paths to Holiness"
Very Rev. Lawrence B. Terrien, S.S.
former superior general, Society of St. Sulpice, 1996 to 2002
alumnus of Theological College, 1972
rector, Theological College, 1986 to 1992

Noon
Lunch

1:30 p.m.
Lecture
"A Contemporary Priestly Spirituality" Download the Handout
Monsignor Kevin W. Irwin
dean, School of Theology and Religious Studies
Monsignor Walter J. Schmitz Professor of Liturgical Studies.
Q-and-A session and small-group discussion will follow.

2:45 p.m.
Wrap-up panel of the day's speakers

Download the Handout Packet

Puchase the Lecture Series Published by Liturgical Press

Drawn from the main talks given at a Year of the Priest symposium at The Catholic University of America, Ministerial Priesthood in the Third Millennium explores the mystery of the priesthood in light of the Church's theological and spiritual heritage.

Chapters and Contributors:

Biblical Foundations on the Priesthood: The Contributions of the Letter to the Hebrews
Very Rev. Ronald D. Witherup, S.S.,

Priesthood, Priestliness and Priests
Monsignor Paul G. McPartlan

Faithful Stewards of God’s Mysteries: Theological Insights on Priesthood from the Ordination Ritual
Rev. Michael Witczak

Finding Our Way to God: Three Different Paths to Holiness
Very Rev. Lawrence B. Terrien, SS

A Contemporary Priestly Spirituality
Monsignor Kevin Irwin