This is a selection based on items from the Aquinas School of Leadership, provided to us by Dr. Peter A. Redpath. More recent announcements are posted here.
Selected upcoming events are posted in this blog's "Conference Calendar" page.
The items selected from recent news are listed below.
- At Commonsense Wisdom Academies, the complete 2021-2022 Course Catalogue is now posted online.
- Catholic University of America Press has issued it's Winter 2021-22 Catalog. (Acquisitions Editor John B. Martino suggests a look at page 4.) Last Seasons Catalog (Spring & Summer 2021) is also still available online.
- Pontifex University is offering Graduate Programs in Educational Administration. These are almost-totally-online and provide a low-cost way to a Masters of Education (M.Ed) and Doctor of Education (Ed.D).
- Telos Journal Call for Papers: 25 Years After Ecocritique
- The Society for Medieval and Renaissance Thomism (S.M.A.R.T.) is planning a session for the 2022 Notre Dame Conference on Medieval Philosophy to be held 20-22 May 2022 at the University of Notre Dame. S.M.A.R.T. accepts papers on all aspects of Thomism from 1274 to the publication of the Carmelite Cursus Theologiae (1631-1701).
- The Postil Magazine has published An Open Letter To the Rector of the Jagiellonian University from Paul Gottfried and Zbigniew Janowski and others protesting that the "university and Philosophy Department have seen fit to reprimand Professor Ryszard Legutko for an 'Open Letter,' in which he urges your institution to 'disband' the office of equal treatment." (In an earlier issue, Mr. Janowski provides background to The Legutko Affair.)
- Ginna Pennance-Acevedo reports that her sister, soprano Sol Cecilia Pennance-Acevedo, and her friend, contralto Nissa Maria Flanders, have just founded the duo Rosa Amaranth with the aim of being "an instrument of joy, healing, and beauty in order to elevate souls to God through sacred music." Here is a recording of Quam Pulchra Es, Maria: Rosa Amaranth Inaugural Concert.
- Two recently published works by Dennis Bonnette: How Metaphysical Certitudes Anchor Proofs for God, Homiletic and Pastoral Review; and "How the Blessed Mother Can Answer All Those Prayers", Strange Notions
- Also recently published, The Great Ideas of Religion and Freedom: A Semiotic Reinterpretation of The Great Ideas Movement for the 21st Century, co-ed. Peter A. Redpath, Imelda Chłodna-Błach, Artur Mamcarz-Plisieck