Association of Pittsburgh Priests' Fall 2016 Speaker Series

September 22: Tony Norman
Faith, Fear and Politics: How to Keep a Clear Conscience on Election Day
The award-winning columnist at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and journalism professor at Chatham University, arrives just in time to share his incisive, informed views on how to approach this year’s presidential election.

October 27: Jame Schaefer, Ph.D., Associate Professor at Marquette University
Ecological Conversion, Developing Virtuous Communities
Her work – and books – focus on the ways in which theology, natural sciences, technology and ecological ethics relate to and impinge upon each other.

November 7: Robert Mickens, Editor–in-Chief of Global Pulse
The Impact of Pope Francis on the Church in Rome, the Bishops Around the World,and the People in the Pews
Global Pulse presents news, features, and analysis from a Catholic perspective. Robert Mikens is also a frequent contributor to the National Catholic Reporter.

December 5: Tina Whitehead
Seeing the Other
Tina has been volunteering in Jerusalem with Sabeel, a Palestinian Christian Peace and Justice movement. During summers, she teaches and advocates for the Palestinian people in classes on The Palestinian Perspective.

All presentations will be the Kearns Spirituality Center, 9000 Babcock Boulevard, Allison Park, PA 15101 at 7:00 pm.

Suggested donation is $20.00 per presentation or $65.00 for all four.

For questions, Fr, John Oesterle: 412.232.7512 or

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