Lupina Lecture: Considering Suffering and Caregiving: a Theological and Psychological Inquiry

Wed, 2009-11-04 23:30 - Thu, 2009-11-05 01:00

The Lupina Centre for Spirituality, Healthcare and Ethics at Regis College are pleased to host a lecture on November 4, 2009.  Professor Sidney Callahan, PhD., Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Law and Religion, Emory University will present a lecture entitled "Considering Suffering and Caregiving:  A Theological and Psychological Inquiry".  This free public lecture will be held at Regis College in St Joseph Chapel at 100 Wellesley Street West, Toronto at 7:30pm.  A reception will follow.

Sidney Callahan, Ph.D., is an author, syndicated columnist, professor, and licensed psychologist. She received her B.A. in English from Bryn Mawr College, and a Ph.D. in Social and Personality Psychology from City University of New York.  A tenured faculty member at Mercy College from 1980-1997, she has also held visiting faculty appointments/fellowships at Boston College, College of New Rochelle, Emory University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, St. John’s University, and the University of Denver.  A columnist for many years, most notably at Commonweal magazine, Callahan has lectured and led workshops at more than 300 colleges and institutions across the United States.  Among her many books are Creating New Life, Nurturing Families: A Woman’s perspective (Cincinnati, OH: St. Anthony Messenger Press, 2009); Created for Joy: A Christian View of Suffering (New York: Crossroads, 2007);  Women Who Hear Voices: The Challenge of Religious Experience (Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2003);  In Good Conscience: Reason and Emotion in Moral Decision Making (San Francisco: Harper San Francisco, 1991); and With All Our Heart and Mind: The Spiritual Works of Mercy in A Psychological Age (New York: Crossroads/Continuum, 1988 [Winner of Christopher Award, 1988]).  She is currently writing a book on happiness.

The Lupina Centre and Regis College invites you and your friends, family and associates to join us for the evening.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Lupina Centre or Georgina Rooney at 416-922-5474 x 238.

John Berkman
Director, Lupina Centre for Spirituality, Healthcare and Ethics
Regis College

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