BISMARCK--The public is invited to attend "The Enduring Legacy of Vatican II," a symposium opening the Year of Faith, on Thursday, Oct. 11. All talks will be held in Butler Hall in the Gary Tharaldson School of Business on the south end of the University of Mary campus. A Mass opening the Year of Faith will be celebrated in the evening at the Cathedral in Bismarck, with David D. Kagan, Bishop of the Diocese of Bismarck, presiding. The symposium is jointly sponsored by the Diocese of Bismarck and the University of Mary.
The schedule is as follows:
10:45 a.m.- Welcome from His Excellency David D. Kagan, Bishop of the Diocese of Bismarck
11 a.m. Fr. James P. Shea, Keynote Address: "The Renewal of Vatican II"
12 noon Lunch
1:30 p.m. Drs. Joseph Stuart and Matthew Gerlach, "Gaudium et Spes: Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World"
2:30 p.m. Dr. Leroy Huizenga, "Dei Verbum: Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation"
3:30 p.m. Drs. David Fleischacker and Matthew Gerlach, "Lumen Gentium: Dogmatic Constitution on the Church"
4:30 p.m. Fr. Nick Schneider, "Sacrosanctum Concilium: Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy"
6:30 p.m. Year of Faith Opening Mass at the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, Bismarck
The symposium is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Leroy Huizenga at [email protected] or (701) 355-8324 or visit www.bismarckdiocese.com.