A partnership between the Franciscan Study Center at Tilburg University, NL and the Franciscan Institute at Saint Bonaventure University, NY
Making Sense of Modern Life
Krijn Pansters   |   November 19, 2021
Church | Ethics | Spirituality | Ecology

Like beauty, a life well lived seems impossible to define in abstract terms, but we know it when we see it. When we do, we are blown away by its significance.

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How Immersion in Nature Benefits Your Health
David Couturier   |   November 18, 2021
Spirituality | Care

A growing body of research points to the beneficial effects that exposure to the natural world has on health, reducing stress and promoting healing.

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Contemplative Practices
Krijn Pansters   |   November 10, 2021
Society | Spirituality

There's an untapped potential of contemplative practices as a daily lifestyle habit that can promote public health.

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Ignatius Brady Lecture Series - Third Lecture
David Couturier   |   November 9, 2021
Society | Spirituality

This lecture will explore "order" from a musical perspective in order to understand better how Bonaventure can guide contemporary ethical and political thinking.

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Trust and the Franciscan Tradition

Drawing on the ideas and examples of St. Francis and those he inspired, this conference will seek to provide fresh resources for conceiving of and developing trust.

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