News and Updates: Luncheon welcomes new faculty and dean to GSRRE

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Luncheon welcomes new faculty and dean to GSRRE

On Thursday September 20th THe Pastoral Ministry area of the Graduate School of Religion had a luncheon to welcome our new faculty members in the area and the new dean. Students from our Doctor of Ministry Program and our MA programs in Latino Ministry, Spirituality and Spiritual Direction and Pastoral Ministry were on hand.

Dr. C. Colt Anderson, Dean - GSRRE, welcomed those present to the gathering.  Dr. Shannon Mcalister and Fr. Francis McAloon, SJ, Ph.D. introduced themselves and their research interests to the students.  Fr. McAloon has written about Spirituality/prayer and poetry.  Dr. McAlister's work focuses on representations of the feminine in the Church Fathers.  Drs. Beaudoin and Burgaleta gave students an introduction to the expectations of our Pastoral Ministry programs.

Friday October 26th our new faculty members will give presentations during a session called "New Directions in Spirituality" at the Westchester campus of Fordham University.  The event is open to the public, please contact to respond or inquire for more information.

Where:              Fordham Westchester

                          400 Westchester Ave.

                          West Harrison, New York  10604

11:00am           Fr. Francis McAloon, SJ, PHD

"Try to discover what the Lord wants of you" (Eph 5: 10):

The Biblical Roots for Ignatian Discernment

of Spirits.

12:45pm Dr. Shannon McAlister. PhD

"Born of the Father": The Spirituality of the Divine Womb in Scripture, Creed, and the Words of the Saints"


Refreshments will be served.


This event is open to everyone!

There is no charge to attend.


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