Historical theologian Kenneth Parker will deliver a lunchtime lecture on Dublin-born Archbishop Peter Kenrick of St. Louis, the first Catholic archbishop west of the Mississippi, and his complicated relationship to the First Vatican Council (1869–70). Sandwiches will be provided.
Parker holds the Ryan Endowed Chair for Newman Studies and department chair of Catholic Studies at Duquesne University. His research interests include John Henry Newman, Irish Catholicism and its impact on the American Church, and Christian historiography.
Read more about Kenneth Parker and his work here.
Sponsored and hosted by Notre Dame's Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies.