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To view the recordings of the following events, please follow this link to the Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture YouTube channel:
  • Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor Celebrating the 5th anniversary of Care for our Common Home (Laudato Si), Spring 2021 Speaker Series at USD

  • Indifference is NOT an Option! Pope Francis, Fratelli Tutti, and Solidarity, February 2021 Speaker Series at USD

  • Dan Misleh, Catholic Climate Covenant, “Laudato Si’ at 5: Climate Change and the Coming Election” on September 17, 2020. 
  • Dr. Maureen K. Day Book Launch: CATHOLIC ACTIVISM TODAY, Individual Transformation and the Struggle for Social Justice on Tuesday, on October 6, 2020.
  • THE ROOTS OF THE IMMIGRATION CRISIS FROM A CATHOLIC PERSPECTIVE, Faculty Travel Immersion Seminar Presentations on October 19, 2020. Presenting: Victor Carmona, Theology and Religious Studies, Esteban del Rio, Communication Studies, and David Miller, History.

For the Catholic Perspectives on Racism and White Supremacy Fall 2020 Series  Co-Sponsored by Frances G. Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture, University Mission and Ministry, please visit the University Ministry YouTube channel for these recordings:
  • Pedro Rios, San Diego Program Director, American Friends Service Commitee, “Federal Enforcement Parameters that should Bridge Border CommuniGes with the Movement for Black Lives” on October 22, 2020.
  • Dr. Tia Noelle Pratt, President & Director of Research at TNPratt & Associates, LLC - an Inclusion and Diversity Consulting Firm. Curator of the #BlackCatholic Syllabus. “The Call is Coming From Inside the House: How Can the Catholic Church Become Anti-Racist" on October 15, 2020.
  • Bishop Mark Seitz, Diocese of El Paso, “Night Will Be No More: Racism and Hope on the Border” on October 8, 2020. 
  • Dr. Karen Teel, University of San Diego and Dr. C. Vanessa White, Catholic Theological Union, “Embodied Spirituality: Resistance and Resilience in a Culture of White Privilege” on September 17, 2020. 
  • Dr. Karen Teel, University of San Diego and dr. timone a davis, Loyola University Chicago, "From Hopeful to Hope-Filled: Storytelling for Community Transformation" on September 10, 2020.
  • Dr. Constance Carroll, Chancellor, San Diego Community College District, on September 3, 2020, "The American Catholic Church in the Shadow of Slavery."  
Click here to view an important announcement about Dancing at the Vatican, and Huntington's Disease.
To view a written copy of Bishop McElroy's talk, Conscience, Candidates and Discipleship in Voting, on February 6, 2020, please click here.



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