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Thursday
12
APR

An Irish Catholic Odyssey Lecture

19:30
20:30
Belmont Abbey College
Event organized by Belmont Abbey College

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Belmont Abbey College presents a lecture by Rev. James H. Murphy:"An Irish Catholic Odyssey: From the Counter-Reformation to 1900."

James H Murphy, CM, is Director of Irish Studies and the Center for Irish Programs at Boston College. A native of Ireland, he has written or edited over a dozen books, including Ireland. a Social. Cultural and Literary History. 1791-1891. In this lecture, he will discuss modern Irish Catholic history and culture with attention to figures ranging.from St. Oliver Plunkett and Mother McAuley to Cardinal Newman and James Joyce.

The lecture is free and open to all.

This event is sponsored by the St. Gregory the Great Minor in Christianity and Culture and by the Ancient Order of Hibernians.

For more information, please contact
Dr. Farrell O'Gorman: farrellogorman@bac.edu OR Dr. Patrick Wadden: patrickwadden@bac.edu