Christus Lecture Series to host annual conference April 19-20

Wed, 03/28/2007 (All day)

MOBILE — Spring Hill College's annual Christus conference is set for April 19-20 with Rev. Ronald Rolheiser, popular author, columnist and speaker. 

On Thursday, April 19, Rolheiser will present "One Size Doesn't Fit All! How do the Invitations to Discipleship Differ and Deepen as we Mature and Move on in Life?" This lecture will be at 7 p.m. in Byrne Memorial Hall at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free for members, $5 for guests.

On Friday, April 20, Rolheiser will speak on "Beyond Liberal and Conservative: What Does It Mean to Be ‘Catholic’ in a World, a Church, and a Family as Polarized as Ours?" This breakfast workshop will in the Louise Moorer Commons at 7:30 a.m. Admission is $5 for members, $8 for guests.

Ronald Rolheiser, a Roman Catholic priest and member of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, is president of the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, Texas. He is a community-builder, lecturer and writer. His books are popular throughout the English-speaking world, and his weekly column is carried by more than 60 newspapers worldwide. His latest book is “Secularity and the Gospel: Being Missionary to Our Children,” published in 2006.

For more information or to become a Christus member, call the Spring Hill College Division of Philosophy and Theology at (251) 380-4660 or e-mail