The Ecumenical Institute is pleased to present The Emmanuel d’Alzon Lecture by Fr. Lucian Dinca, A.A., titled, “The Assumptionists’ 150 Year Mission to the East: The Ecumenical Task and Challenge.” The lecture will be held on Wednesday, November 28, at 7:30 pm in the La Maison Francaise Salon. It is free and open to the public.
The d’Alzon lecture honors the memory of Fr. Emmanuel d’Alzon, founder of the Augustinians of the Assumption. Called the “Saint Paul of the Nineteenth Century” by the people of his homeland in Southern France throughout his life, d’Alzon was a tireless apostle for the restoration of Christian unity.
Fr. Lucian Dinca, A.A., has M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in the field of Patristic Theology from Concordia University. His areas of specialization include the Trinity in St. Athanasius of Alexandria and CERF Editions in Paris published his book on this subject under the title, Christ and the Trinity According to St. Athanasius of Alexandria. A former member of the Faculty of Theology at the University of Florence, he is currently serving as the Director of the Library of the Byzantine Studies Center in Bucharest. He is also actively engaged in Ecumenical work, in particular the dialogue between Roman Catholics and the Orthodox Church in Romania.
Ecumenical Institute Lectures are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Donna Hughes at 508-767-7378 or email@example.com.