Elie Wiesel (1928-2016)

Elie Wiesel (1928-2016)

In 1959, when I was still in high school, I read Night, by Elie Wiesel. After finishing the book, I remember thinking to myself, “how could anyone get through all that he did and still have any hope?” In an effort to understand the answer, I read many more of his...
Faith, Science and the Beauty of the Stars

Faith, Science and the Beauty of the Stars

Bro Consolmagno Talk from IFACS Admin on Vimeo. Bro. Guy Consolmagno, American research astronomer and Director of the Vatican Observatory, joined us in April for a fascinating, and illuminating, look at the heavens through the lens of faith in a Creator. If you...
The American Parish Project Progresses

The American Parish Project Progresses

This summer, the Institute hosted 18 social scientists to examine, in depth, the changes and transformation of the 21st century Catholic parish in the United States. “The parish is central to the experience of American Catholics, but despite its importance, it’s an...