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Category: Catholic

Together We March: Diocese Organizes MLK50 Walk of Faith

MEMPHIS — On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Most Reverend Martin D. Holley, D.D., Bishop of Memphis, and Reverend Dr. Paul D. Watkins, OP, First Rector of the National Shrine of St. Martin de Porres, invite all the faithful of the Diocese of Memphis to come together to march, pray, and remember the legacies of St. Martin de Porres and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Both helped further the cause of justice and... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Thursday, March 22, 2018

CBU Welcomes Brother Ryan Anderson, FSC as New Campus Minister

Joining the campus ministry team this year is Brother Ryan Anderson, FSC. Brother Ryan comes to CBU by way of Chicago, where he worked during his Novitiate year of formation. Prior to living in the Midwest, he completed a master’s degree in Pastoral Counseling at La Salle University in Philadelphia, and a B.A. in Studio Art at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota as well. Brother Ryan grew up in the small town of Mapleton, Minnesota, with a “cornfield at the end of my... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Friday, September 16, 2016

CBU Earns National Recognition as a College of Distinction

National guide to colleges highlights innovative learning opportunities at top schools  MEMPHIS — Innovative application of high impact educational practices at Christian Brothers University (CBU) have earned it recognition among the nation’s Colleges of Distinction. CBU students earned college credit and valuable life experience while participating in study abroad programs, as well as through service learning, learning communities, and internships. ... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Monday, July 25, 2016

Alumnus and MACS Student Releases Book on Sports and Spirituality

MEMPHIS — Anthony Maranise, a current candidate for the Master of Arts in Catholic Studies at Christian Brothers University (CBU), recently released the second edition of his book, Sport & the Spiritual Life: The Integration of Playing & Praying , published by the Order of Saint Benedict (Charleston, SC). The release is in advance of Maranise joining fellow Christian sports scholars from across the globe at the Inaugural Global Congress for Sports and Christianity (IGCSC), which... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Friday, July 1, 2016

Sister Simone Campbell Keynote Speaker for Vanderhaar Symposium

Fresh off her latest “Nuns on the Bus” tour, this special Vanderhaar Symposium event welcomes Sister Simone Campbell, SSS to Memphis to share the stories of injustice, poverty, and division she gathered from America's heartland. In her talk she looks to amplify the concerns of the individuals, families, and communities she connected with on her recent travels. She will speak at the Dr. Gerard A. Vanderhaar Symposium, held Friday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the main sanctuary at First... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, October 13, 2015

CBU Hosts 2nd Annual Regional Lasallian Collegians Conference

If John Baptist De La Salle heard about a group of students studying him and the Christian Brothers, who happened to hail from the far corners of a country that didn’t exist yet as he stood in the French classroom teaching disenfranchised students 300 years ago, chances are he probably wouldn’t have believed whoever it was that told him….    Y et that is what happened on CBU’s campus this past week as the student and Campus Ministry-run Regional Lasallian Collegians Conference... Read More
Posted by Joshua Colfer at Tuesday, June 9, 2015

CBU Hosts Lumen Civitatis Speaker Archbishop Di Noia

MEMPHIS — The initial presenter for the 2015 Lumen Civitatis Speaker Series is Archbishop J. Augustine Di Noia, O.P. , a key contributor to the magisteriums of both Pope John Paul II and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, who will give a talk to the public on the legacy of Pope St. John Paul IIat CBU's University Theater on April 28. Archbishop Di Noia was for years a beloved professor on the Trinity and Catholic Dogma at the Dominican House Studies in Washington, DC and has also served as... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Friday, April 17, 2015

Sister Simone Campbell Keynote Speaker for Vanderhaar Symposium

MEMPHIS – The Tenth Annual Gerard A. Vanderhaar Symposium will feature Sister Simone Campbell, SSS, a well-known advocate for the poor and disenfranchised, and leader of three “Nuns on the Bus” tours which placed the spotlight on the Catholic Church’s long standing commitment to social justice. Sister Simone will speak at the Symposium on Thursday, April 16, 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the University Theater at Christian Brothers University. Since 2004 Sister Simone has served as Executive... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Thursday, April 9, 2015