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Liturgy News
Liturgy Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am, Tuesday - Friday, 5:15pm and Saturday 8:30am
  • Tuesday, 2/5: We will celebrate the Lunar New Year at the 5:15 p.m. Mass, followed by a light supper.
  • Thursday, 2/7: Lay Presider Liturgy
  • Friday, 2/8: All are invited to the Mass of Gathering at 5:15 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner. Join us as we welcome our new students and scholars and ask for God's blessings as we begin the semester.
Monday, 2/4, 8:00am Clerveau
Tuesday, 2/5, 8:00am Nsengimana 5:15pm Hung Pham
Wednesday, 2/6, 8:00am Murphy 5:15pm Llanera
Thursday, 2/7, 8:00am Seluvannan/Laguna 5:15pm Lay Presider TBA
Friday, 2/8, 8:00am Shinseki 5:15pm O'Brien
Saturday, 2/9, 8:30am Atsikin

JST Announcements
  • The JST Office of Student Life is looking for a graduate assistant to help with making flyers, worship aids, and other office assistance. For a job description and how to apply, click here.
  • La mesa de español invites you to partake in fun Spanish conversation every Tuesday at 12pm on the patio, weather-permitting, or in Compañia.

JST Events

Aug
26
Fall Orientation
All Day
Aug
27
Fall Orientation
All Day
Aug
28
Fall Orientation
All Day
Aug
28
GTU Welcome BBQ
5:00pm, CDSP Courtyard
Aug
29
Fall Orientation
All Day
Aug
30
Fall Orientation
All Day

Mission Church at Night

SCU Events 

Feb
5
Health Care Ethics Internship Alumni Panel
6:00-7:30pm; SCU, Vari Hall, Wiegand Room

Former students of the Health Care Ethics Internship discuss stories of workplace ethical issues they have experienced. Q/A with audience will conclude the event. Speakers: Joyce Viloria, MD, Kaiser; Liz Connelley, MD Candidate, Stanford University; Trina Sheedy, PA-C, UCSF.

Feb
7
Courageous Conversations: Values-Centered Leadership with Jeremy Fogel
4:00-7:00pm; SCU, Vari Hall, Wiegand Room
Join American Leadership Forum - Silicon Valley and Markkula Center for Applied Ethics for an evening with former United States District Judge and American Leadership Forum Senior Fellow, Jeremy Fogel (Class XIV), as he shares both positive and negative observations from his time as a leader in the federal judiciary.
Feb
13
The Persistence of Coloniality: A Decolonizing Reflection on Transnational Migration and Education
4:00-5:30pm; SCU Library, 3rd Floor, St. Clare Room

The Latinx Education Research Center will continue its Distinguished Speaker Series by hosting Dr. Antonia Darder, Presidential Chair & Professor from Loyola Marymount University. By deconstructing mainstream belief of immigration, this presentation will argue that neoliberal policies in this advanced stage of capitalism must be understood as inextricably linked to the resurgence of coloniality, particularly with respect to conditions associated with transnational migrations.

 

Feb
14
Animals, Ethics, and Re-Thinking Christianity
12-1:30pm; SCU, Vari Hall, Wiegand Room

David Clough, English scholar and professor of Theological Ethics, University of Chester, UK, will speak on his two-volume masterpiece On Animals, which has been called the "most significant Christian theological and ethical treatment of animals in the history of Christian ethics."

Feb
14
Difficult Dialogues: 400 Years of Slavery
6-8pm; OML, 832 Market St, Santa Clara

Join the Office for Multicultural Learning for continuing conversations about identity and inclusion. The "400 Years of Slavery" talk is hosted by Igwebuike, the Black/Pan-African student group whose name means "Strength in Unity."

Feb
16
The Promise and Perils of Virtual Reality
11:30am-1:30pm; Tech Museum of Innovation, 201 S Market St

An exploration of virtual reality and ethics by SCU Assistant Professor of Philosophy Erick Ramirez. Lunch provided.


GTU News and Events

GTU Library Workshops

The GTU Library offers many workshops throughout the semester to help students with research, writing and citation. The Zotero workshops feature a free online service for keeping track of bibliographic citations. They also offer workshops on finding resources for biblical and theological research, writing Biblical exegesis papers, and doing research from a distance. Please click the heading of this section for more information.

Feb
5
CJS Spring Welcome Lunch with Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb
12:30pm, GTU Le Conte Student Lounge, 2465 Le Conte Ave, Berkeley, CA

This talk ("Storytelling and Ceremony in Spiritual Life and Social Transformation") explores the ways women used midrash to create a new narrative, advancing equity for women in Jewish spaces from the mid-1800’s to the present.

Feb
7
Hasidism and the Holocaust
7:00pm; Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road

Examining historical behavior, culture and theology, Professor David Biale of UC Davix will consider how Hasidim dealt with the Holocaust during the event and how they have commemorated it afterward.

Feb
7
Opening Reception: Sacred Sounds & Left Coast Chamber Ensemble in Residence
5-7:00pm, Doug Adams Gallery, 2465 Le Conte Avenue, Berkeley, CA

The Center for the Arts & Religion brings you a new partnership with local group, Left Coast Chamber Ensemble. To complement the perfomative aspect, on display in the Doug Adams Gallery will be sacred music ephemera, taken from the archives of the GTU, DSPT and SFTS.

Feb
8
Brown Bag Lunch: The Afterlife of Religious Relics & Souvenirs in Contemporary Art
12-1pm; Doug Adams Gallery, 2465 Le Conte Avenue, Berkeley, CA

Join us for a Brown Bag Lunch talk with Dr. Kate Barush (Assistant Professor of Art History and Religion, GTU & JST). The work of three women artists working in media including assemblage, film, and installation will show the continuity of the idea of a perceived transfer of efficacy from a sacred site/object to their relocation in a work of contemporary art – and how such ritual engagement is received by the religious and art communit(ies) today.

Feb
8
Women's Studies in Religion Art-Making and Discussion Group
12:30-2:00pm; Doug Adams Gallery, 2465 Le Conte Avenue, Berkeley, CA

The GTU Women’s Studies in Religion program is hosting a series that will involve art-making and discussion, led by skilled facilitator, Karen Sjoholm. No art experience/skill required. The focus is on finding balance in our busy lives and forming community with other students. All are welcome, regardless of gender identity or expression. Each session will feature a different theme and a different creative project, but the sponsors would like people to commit to both sessions (2/8 and 3/8), ideally. To register, please e-mail wsr@ses.gtu.edu. Registration is limited to 10 participants.

Feb
12
Borsch-Rast Book Lecture
6:30pm; Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road

Join the GTU for our second annual Borsch-Rast Book Lecture featuring alumnus Timothy Wadkins (PhD, '88), professor of religious studies and theology at Canisius College and winner of this year's Borsch-Rast Book Prize. Wadkins will be addressing themes from his award-winning book, The Rise of Pentecostalism in Modern El Salvador: From the Blood of the Martyrs to the Baptism of the Spirit.

Feb
19
Left Coast Ear with Kurt Rohde, Part 1
5pm; Doug Adams Gallery, 2465 Le Conte Avenue, Berkeley, CA

Acclaimed violist and composer Kurt Rohde plays and discusses new works for solo viola and electronics from Sam Nichols and Richard Chowenhill.

 

Audience

Community Events and Announcements

Feb
2
St. Columba Church African-American Celebration Series: Dr. C. Vanessa White
4pm; St. Columba Church, 6401 San Pablo Ave, Oakland, CA

Come to St. Columba Catholic Church for the African-American Celebration Series! Dr. C. Vanessa White from the Catholic Theological Union will speak at the liturgy on February 2 at 4pm and the liturgies on February 3 at 8am and 10:30am.

Feb
5
Lecture Series: The Assault on Empathy
4:10PM; International House, Chevron Auditorium, UC Berkeley, 2299 Piedmont Ave
Two lectures by Sherry Turkle, Professor of Science, Technology and Society at MIT.
2/5 The Promise of a Friction-Free Life, and 2/6 The Promise of Artificial Intimacy
Feb
7
Black Theologies of Liberation & Racial Justice Conference at USF
3:30pm; McLaren Complex 250, 2130 Fulton St, San Francisco, CA
The Department of Theology & Religious Studies hosts three days of reflections on Black Theologies of Liberation and the future of religious resistance to racial oppression (February 7-9). This meeting brings together leading voices in Black Theology, Catholic and Protestant, as well as conversation partners in adjacent theological fields, and community activists from around the Bay Area.
Feb
9
St. Columba Church African-American Celebration Series: Fr. Bryan Massingale
4pm; St. Columba Church, 6401 San Pablo Ave, Oakland, CA

Come to St. Columba Catholic Church for the African-American Celebration Series! Fr. Bryan Massingale from Fordham University will speak at the liturgy on February 9 at 4pm and the liturgies on February 10 at 8am and 10:30am. The 2019 Ujiima and Thea Bowman Awards for service to community and God's Kingdom will be awarded at the 10:30am liturgy.

Feb
13
Lecture: Progress in the Sciences and in the Arts
4:10pm; Alumni House, Toll Room, UC Berkeley

Philip Kitcher, Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University, will challenge the common view that the sciences make progress, while the arts do not. Scientific progress has social dimensions. A socially embedded notion of scientific progress then allows for a parallel concept of progress applicable to the arts.

Feb
13
St. Columba Church African-American Celebration Series: Fr. Bryan Massingale
7pm; St. Columba Church, 6401 San Pablo Ave, Oakland, CA

Come to St. Columba Catholic Church for the African-American Celebration Series! The M. Roger Holland Experience Gospel Choir will hold a series of workshops on February 13-15 from 7-9pm and on February 16 from 9:30am-12:15pm (the latter will be followed by lunch in the Parish Hall). The M. Roger Holland Experience Gospel Choir will also host a multi-congregational performance at the liturgy at the 10:30am Mass on Sunday, February 17.

Feb
16
St. Columba Church African-American Celebration Series: Rev. Michael-Ray Mathews
4pm; St. Columba Church, 6401 San Pablo Ave, Oakland, CA

Come to St. Columba Catholic Church for the African-American Celebration Series! Rev. Michael-Ray Mathews, Deputy Director of Faith in Action (formerly PICO California) will speak at the liturgy on February 16 at 4pm and the liturgies on February 10 at 8am and 10:30am. There will also be a multi-congregational performance at the 10:30am Mass with the M. Roger Holland Experience Gospel Choir.

Feb
25
Lecture: The Moral Economy: Why Good Incentives are No Substitute for Good Citizens
4:10pm; Alumni House, Toll Room, UC Berkeley

Samuel Bowles, Director of the Behavioral Sciences Program at the Santa Fe Institute, will discuss why it is anything but prudent to let Homo economicus be the behavioral assumption that underpins the design of public policy and our legal system. Bowles will provide evidence from behavioral experiments mechanism design and other sources, and propose an alternative paradigm for policy making.

Feb
25
2019 Robbins Collection Lecture on Canon Law: How the Catholic Church Can Overcome the Sexual Abuse Crisis
6:30-8:00pm; UC Berkeley School of Law, Room 105, 215 Boalt Hall, Berkeley, CA

Dr. Jennifer Haselberger will address how canon law and other institutional factors have contributed to the abuse crisis and possible reforms for the Church to overcome it.


Job Announcements and More

Global Mission with Maryknoll Lay Missioners

Are you feeling called to serve in global mission?  Mark your calendar to find all the ways you can serve at this upcoming webinars.

 
Feb. 19, 11:00am EST login to zoom.us/j/237898042
 
To learn more about Maryknoll Lay Missioners, email join@mklm.org or call 914-467-8857
CPE Residency 2019-2020

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System and The Children's Hospital of San Antonio are a Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) component site of the CHRISTUS Health accredited CPE Program. CHRISTUS Health views Clinical Pastoral Education as theological education that utilizes learning by experience in a clinical setting in the company of peers under the supervision of a qualified teacher/practitioner of the ministry of spiritual care.

August 26, 2019 - September 6, 2020
Application Deadline: Feburary 15, 2019
Call for Papers

Roth Prize

Students are invited to participate in the competition offered by the Mercersburg Society, with a $750 prize for the best student paper on any topic, historical or contemporary, pertaining to Mercersburg Theology. The papers will be approximately 15-20 pages long, with appropriate documentation. The prize winner will be invited to present the winning essay at an upcoming Mercersburg Society Convocation (in June), and may then be published in the New Mercersburg Review.  

Submissions should be sent to Anne Thayer, athayer@lancasterseminary.edu by May 20, 2019.

students and spiritual directors in front of fireplace
students and spiritual directors in front of fireplace

JST Renewal Program students and spiritual directors during Orientation. Photo by Ellen Jewett.

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