PUBLIC LECTURES

Inquisition: History and Legend
Monday, April 28, 2014: 10-11:30am: Morris Museum, Morristown NJ

John XXIII and John Paul II: A Pair of Papal Saints
Wed., May 7, 2014: 7pm: St. Robert Bellarmine Church, Freehold NJ 

Trojan War: History and Legend
Center for Lifelong Learning, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft NJ: Aug. 18-22, 2014 

Medieval Musings 
Montville Township Public Library: Thursdays, 12:30-1:30
Sept. 11, 2014: Crusades
Sept. 18, 2014: Black Death
Sept. 25, 2014: End of Middle Ages

The Ark, the Grail, and the Quest for Discovery
Monday, Sept. 15, 2014: 6-8pm: Egg Harbor Township Public Library, Egg Harbor Township NJ: sponsored by NJ Council for the Humanities

Rome: City of God(s), City of Man
Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, 2014: 10-11:30am: Morris Museum, Morristown NJ

Ancient Greece and Rome Meet Colonial New Jersey
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014: 12 noon: Westfield Historical Society, Echo Lake Country Club

Just War and Jihad: Ideas and Case Studies
Center for World War II Studies and Conflict Resolution, Brookdale Community College
Lincroft NJ: Monday, Oct. 20, 2014: 7pm

Chanukah and Christmas: What do those traditions mean?  (with Rabbi Brooks Susman)
Wed., Dec. 10, 2014: 7-9pm: Sacred Heart Church, Trenton NJ

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RECENT 
PUBLIC LECTURES

Pope Francis: Reflections on a New Papacy 
April 1, 2014: Church of Saint Ann, Lawrenceville NJ
March 30, 2014: St. Joan of Arc Parish, Marlton NJ
March 27, 2014: Kean University, Union NJ
March 11, 2014: Georgian Court University, Lakewood NJ
Nov. 10, 2013: The Benedictine Grange, West Redding CT
Nov. 12, 2013: Sacred Heart Church, Trenton NJ

Ancient Greece and Rome Meet Colonial New Jersey
March 19, 2014: Center for Lifelong Learning, Brookdale Community College

Pope Joan: The History of a Myth
March 18, 2014: 12:30pm: Kean University, Union NJ

Medieval Musings 
Montville Township Public Library
April 3, 2014: Commercial Revolution: A Gothic City Landscape
April 10, 2014: Monarchies on the Rise: Popes vs. Nation-Building
April 17, 2014: 12th Century Renaissance: An Intellectual Revolution
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Sept. 19, 2013: Rome Transformed: Byzantium, Islam, Vikings
Sept. 26, 2013: Charlemagne and the Carolingian Renaissance
October 3, 2013: Feudalism, Peasants, and an Agricultural Revolution

Ancient City Life
Center for Lifelong Learning, Brookdale Community College:Aug. 19-23, 2013

Rome: City of God(s), City of Man

Asbury Park NJ: sponsored by Center for Lifelong Learning, Brookdale Community College: June 10, 2013

Liturgical Path Back to the Future
Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Philadelphia: Dec. 4, 2013 
Diocese of Trenton at St. Robert Bellarmine Church, Freehold NJ: Dec. 14, 2013; June 8, 2013

The Ark, the Grail, and the Quest for Discovery
Morris Museum, Morristown NJ: May 20, 2013

Pope John Paul II’s Apologies: The Church Examines Her Conscience
Villanova University, Annual Pope John Paul II Legacy Lecture: April 3, 2013

Passover and Easter: A Shared Heritage
(with Rabbi Brooks Susman)
Sacred Heart Church, Trenton NJ: March 19, 2014 
Center for Lifelong Learning, Brookdale Community College: Lincroft NJ: March 20, 2013

Easter: A Brief History
Church of Saint Ann, Lawrenceville NJ: March 20, 2013

Pi
cking Popes
St. Mary's Parish, Cherry Hill NJ: March 27, 2013
Church of Saint Ann, Lawrenceville NJ: March 11, 2013
Kean University: March 5, 2013
St. Robert Bellarmine Church, Freehold NJ: March 4, 2013

Ancient Afternoons: Greece and Rome
Montville Township Public Library: Jan. 24, 31; Feb. 7; April 4, 11, 18, 2013

Where Did All Those Christmas Traditions Come From?
St. Robert Bellarmine Church, Freehold NJ:
Dec. 9, 2012

Jerusalem: City of Joy and Sorrow

Monroe Township Public Library NJ: March 26, 2014 
Morris Museum, Morristown NJ: Monday Sept. 23, 2013
Yiddish Heritage Club of Winding Ways, Jackson NJ: April 7, 2013: sponsored by NJ Council for the Humanities
Wayne Public Library,
Wayne NJ: Nov. 28, 2012: sponsored by NJ Council for the Humanities

Vatican II: The State of the Questions
Church of Saint Ann, Lawrenceville NJ: Nov. 14, 2012

The Benedictine Grange, West Redding CT: Nov. 11, 2012


Reforming a Challenged Church: Six Lessons from Church History
Provincial Chapter, Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus: Tarrytown NY: Oct. 21, 2013
Council of Women Religious, Archdiocese of New York, Sparkill NY: March 21, 2013
Benedictine Center at St. Walburga Monastery,
Elizabeth NJ: Feb. 24, 2013
Roundtable Association of Diocesan Social Action Directors, Washington DC: Feb. 9, 2013
Corpus Christi University Parish, University of Toledo, OH: Oct. 2, 2012: video here

Reformations 101
Center for Lifelong Learning, Brookdale Community College
Lincroft NJ: Aug. 20-24, 2012

Just War and Jihad: Ideas and Case Studies
Center for Lifelong Learning, Brookdale Community College: March 14, 2012