Date & Time 
Saturday, April 5, 2008 - 11:40am
Event Description 

What: "What Makes Catholic Higher Education Distinctive? From John Paul II to Benedict XVI"

Who: Talk by The Most Reverend J. Michael Miller, CSB, who was appointed Archdiocese of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, in June 2007 by Pope Benedict XVI. A specialist on the papacy and modern papal teaching, Archbishop Miller has published seven books and more than 100 scholarly, popular, and journalistic articles. His books include "The Shepherd and the Rock: Origins, Development, and Mission of the Papacy" [1995] and the "Encyclicals of John Paul II."

Schedule of Events:
Buffet luncheon from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.; Seminars led by Brother Mel Anderson and Ronald Gallagher discussing how Ex Corde Eccelesia will guide the future of Catholic Higher Education from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m.; Lecture by Archbishop J. Michael Miller of Vancouver British Columbia, the former head of the Vatican office on Catholic Education, in LeFevre Theatre from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m.; Mass in the Chapel at 5:15 p.m.

The event is free to Saint Mary's College faculty, staff, and students due to the generous support of Trust Funds, Inc. and the Cummins Institute for Catholic Thought, Culture and Action. Please pre-register with the Alumni Office at

When: Saturday, April 5

Contact: Ted Tsukahara, Director of the John F. Henning Institute (925) 631-4176

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