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Garaventa Center: Current Events
Tuesday, February 10
Michael Andrews is the McNerney-Hanson Endowed Chair in Ethics and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. He explores the life of Edith Stein in terms of her understanding of “woman” and “vocation.”
February 10-March 6
Exhibit will feature ten large prints of the work commissioned by renowned calligrapher Donald Jackson. The Opening Reception on Tuesday, February 17 at 6:30 p.m. will include harp music inspired by The Saint John's Bible.
Tuesday, February 17
Whimsy and Humor in The Saint John’s Bible
7:15 p.m., Bauccio Commons Boardroom (This talk immediately follows a 6:30 p.m. opening reception in Buckley Center Art Gallery. All are encouraged to gather in the gallery to view the prints on display prior to the talk.)
Fr. Eric Hollas, O.S.B., is a medievalist scholar with a particular interest in manuscripts and the history of the Bible. Fr. Eric was instrumental in initiating the commission of calligrapher Donald Jackson for The Saint John's Bible project. His talk highlights the visual puns and whimsy within The Saint John’s Bible.
Wednesday, February 18
Invisible Suffering: How Might We Care for Those with Mental Illness
7:00 p.m., Franz Hall 3rd Floor
Explore pastoral, ethical and physiological dimensions of depression and suicide with a panel of compassionate experts with hope to bring.
Saturday, February 28
World premieres of music composed by Cynthia Gerdes and David DeLyser for sopranos Nicole Hanig and Rebecca Hays to highlight the holy, courageous and fiesty women in the Bible. Includes brief insights on the topic "Giving Voice to the Voiceless" by theology professor Candace McLean.
Wednesdays in Lent
Feb 25, March 4, 18, and 25, and April 1
12:45 p.m. and 7:15 p.m., Chapel of Christ the Teacher
Contemplative prayer centered on the beautiful images of The Saint John’s Bible. Held twice each Wednesday of Lent except during Spring Break (March 11).
Thursday, March 19
"I'll Push You" - El Camino pilgrimage
7:15 p.m., Executive Boardroom
Best friends share their story of completing the 500 mile pilgrimage trail through Northern Spain this past summer with one pushing the other's wheelchair for the entire six weeks. Portions of their planned documentary will be shown.
Saturday, March 21
Taste and See: A Catholic Winemakers Event
6:00 p.m., Executive Boardroom
An evening with Catholic winemakers sharing the ways in which their work is inspired and inspirited by their faith. Evening also includes wine tasting, hors d'oeuvres, and tales from Portland Magazine editor Brian Doyle. Tickets are required for this Garaventa Center fundraiser event, $100/person. Seating is limited. Please RSVP to Jamie Powell at (503) 943-7702 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, March 26
Kate Regan Short Film Festival
5:00 p.m., Executive Boardroom
An annual festival featuring prizewinning short digital films by UP students, staff and faculty.Categories for submitted films include: narrative, documentary, international, humor and animation. This is the second year for the annual film festival which is now named in honor of beloved Spanish professor, and documentary film-maker Kate Regan, who died suddenly in July 2014.