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Huffington Ecumenical Institute

Friday March 5

9.15– 9.45          
Breakfast and Registration

Welcome: Father Robert B. Lawton, S.J., President, Loyola Marymount University.   

10.00 - 12.00      Session 1
Valerie Karras, Southern Methodist University: Orthodox Theologies of Women and Ordained Ministry
LaReine-Marie Mosely, S.N.D, Loyola University, Chicago : Black, Womanist, Religious: Coming to Voice in Theology's Sacred Space
Tracy Tiemeier, Loyola Marymount University: In Search of Catholic feminism for the 21st century: Resources from Asian Religious Traditions

12.00 - 1.30      

1.30 - 3.30          Session 2
Stefanie Yazge: The Priesthood of All the People of God
Kyriaki FitzGerald: Women Deacons in the Orthodox Church

3.30 - 5.00        

Saturday March 6

9.15 - 9.45    
Breakfast and Registration

10.00 -12.00       Session 3
Wendy Wright, Creighton University: Sacred Dwelling: Family Spirituality
Eve Tibbs, Fuller Theological Seminary: The Family as Micro-Church

12.00 – 1.30    

1.30 – 2.30         Session 4
Student Panel : Orthodox and Catholic students discuss their experiences of and opinions on the role of women in their Churches. Moderator: Margaret Trenchard-Smith, Loyola Marymount University

2.30 – 3.00    

3.00 – 4.30        Session 5
Sr. Mary Beth Ingham, C.S.J, Loyola Marymount University: The Logic of the Gift: Clare of Assis and Franciscan Evangelical Life
Maria Gwyn McDowell, Boston College: Virtuous Icons: Unique Persons or Gendered Stereotypes?
Helen Theodoropoulos: The Mother of God in the Writings of St. Mother Maria Skobtsova

Closing remarks


All sessions will take place in Ahmanson Auditorium, University Hall, Loyola Marymount University. Please enter the campus via Lincoln Blvd.  Parking in P2, University Hall.