The 2014 Gonzaga Series, organised by St Aloysius College Glasgow, will celebrate Pope Francis’ first year, with four public lectures on the topic: “Pastors Not Princes: Reflections on Pope Francis’ Address to the Nuncios”.
The annual lecture series, which takes place on the four Tuesdays of Lent, will begin on Tuesday, 4th March, with a talk from author, commentator and former Librarian of Heythrop College, Michael Walsh. Titled: “From Pope to Pastor: Putting Pope Francis in his Place”, the first lecture will commence the 2014 series of Gonzaga Lectures.
The following week, on Tuesday 11th March, the College is privileged to welcome Ambassador Nigel Baker for the second event. Speaking almost one year to the day Pope Francis was elected, the Ambassador’s focus will be: “Pope Francis and the World: Holy See Diplomacy under the First Jesuit Pope”.
Bishop Stephen Robson, recently installed as the ninth Bishop of Dunkeld, will speak on Tuesday, 18th March. His chosen topic is: “A Personal and Episcopal Reflection on Pope Francis’ Address to the Nuncios”.
Finally, Sister Frances Orchard CJ, Provincial Superior of the Congregation of Jesus, will bring the event to a close on Tuesday 25th March with her lecture: “Pope Francis and Mary Ward: In Conversation.”
All lectures take place in St Aloysius’ College Hall at 7.30pm. Admission is free, donations welcome. Poster can be downloaded using attachment below.