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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Vatican II and the Church of the Third Millennium - Session Two

10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Join Fr. Gregory Uhrig for an exploration of the enduring power of Vatican II's teachings in our day. The course will be held on four consecutive Wednesdays from 10 am. – 11 a.m., beginning August 8. Based on a video series entitled Vatican II and the Church of the Third Millennium with Dr. Richard R. Gaillardetz, Ph.D., this course will offer an opportunity to reflect on and discuss the challenges facing the Catholic Church today. There is no charge to attend. 

Dr. Gaillardetz is a professor of systematic theology at Boston College. He received his Ph.D. in systematic theology from the University of Notre Dame and is currently the president of the Catholic Theological Society of America. He has written numerous articles and 10 books on matters of ecclesiology, the Second Vatican Council, and the Magisterium. 

The following four sessions are part one of a two-part series. The second part of the course will take place in November. 

Part One Sessions: 
August 8:
The Church before the Council
August 15: Preparation for the Council
August 22: The priesthood of the faithful
August 29: A pilgrim Church 

If you would like to register, contact Fr. Gregory Uhrig at (732) 529-7933 or email guhrig@diometuchen.org.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Mass - Independence Day of India and Pakistan

4:30 p.m.

Dinner reservation: $10

The Diocese of Metuchen's Office of Cultural Diversity Ministries invites you to celebrate the heritage and Independence Day of India & Pakistan on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Our Lady of Peace Parish, 1740 US Route 130, North Brunswick, NJ 08902. 

Bishop James F. Checchio will be the main celebrant and homilist.

Procession and Call to Prayer: 4:30 p.m.
Rosary: 5 p.m.   
Mass: 5:30 p.m.   
Dinner and cultural event: 7 p.m. 

The cost of dinner is $10 for individuals 5 years or age and above.

The registration deadline is July 20. Tickets must be purchased prior to this registration deadline. No tickets will be sold at the door on the day of the event.

Register here: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3449451

For more information, please email rbolarte@diometuchen.org or call 732-562-2454.