In Partnership with the Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage, the Ramonat Seminar is pleased to announce the schedule for the Dorothy Day Symposium!
Thursday, February 16 – Friday, February 17
This event is free and open to the public.
Thursday, February 16
McCormick Lounge, Coffey Hall
5:30: Welcome—Loyola President, Dr. Jo Ann Rooney
5:40: Plenary—Robert Ellsberg, “Dorothy Day: A Saint for Today”
Robert Ellsberg was a member of the Catholic Worker community in New York from 1975 to 1980, and served as the managing editor of The Catholic Worker newspaper from 1976 to 1978. He is now editor-in-chief of Orbis Books.
Friday, February 17
4th Floor, Klarchek Information Commons
9:00: Welcome—Dr. Mark Bosco, SJ
9:10-10:45: “Charting A Prophetic Vision: Dorothy Day and the 21st Century,” featuring Frank Sicius, Michael Schuck, Martin Tomszak, and Michael P. Murphy.
11:00-12:15: Keynote—Kate Hennessy, “The World Will Be Saved By Beauty: Dorothy Day’s Message of Hope”
Kate Hennessy is the granddaughter of Dorothy Day.
12:15-1:30: Catholic Worker Roundtable Soup Lunch, featuring David Mueller with an update on the Dorothy Day Cause for Canonization
1:30-3:00: “The Catholic Worker since Dorothy: Doing the Work in the Midwest” featuring Molly Greening, Frank Bergh, Michelle Byrne, and Rosalie Riegle
3:30-5:00: Play, Haunted by God, a production by Still Point Theater
5:00: Concluding Remarks
In addition to these public offerings, Robert Ellsberg will also meet in a private gathering with the Ramonat Scholars on February 15th.