St. John Paul II Lecture Series presents: Ross Douthat

7:00 PM

The Saint John Paul II Lecture Series is a quarterly event which features intellectually stimulating talks free of charge.

This event is going to be at the Refectory at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary, 1300 S. Steele St. Denver, Colorado 80210. Cocktails and appetizers are at 7:00-7:30 pm and the lecture is from 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm.

The St. John Paul II Lecture Series presents: Ross Douthat. Ross Douthat is an op-ed columnist for the New York Times.  He is the author of four books, most recently To Change the Church; Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism.  He lives in New Haven, Connecticut with his wife and three children.

He will speak on the topic “Secularism is Weak: Catholicism’s Crisis, Catholicism’s Opportunity.” It will be a discussion of how the church’s present struggles coexist with strong evidence of the thinness of secular liberalism and the clear resilience of religious interest and experience.