Future Speakers

Peter Enns

Peter Enns

TALK: Saturday, March 16, 7pm
SERMON: Sunday, March 17, 9:15am, Sunday Forum

Peter Enns is a Bible scholar, popular blogger, host of the podcast The Bible for Normal People, and author of The Bible Tells Me So and The Sin of Certainty. His new book, How the Bible Actually Works explains how an ancient, ambiguous, and diverse book leads us to wisdom rather than answers—and why that’s great news. 

Martin Laird

LENTEN RETREAT: April 13, 9am-Noon 
SERMON: April 14, 9am Palm Sunday, Sunday Forum

Martin Laird, O.S.A. is Associate Professor of Theology at Villanova University. An Augustinian priest and a highly experienced retreat leader throughout the United States and Great Britain, he is the author of the classic guidebook to contemplative prayer, Into the Silent Land, and its companion volumes, A Sunlit Absence and the new An Ocean of Light.

Gregory Boyle

Gregory Boyle

TALK: May 4, 7pm
SERMON: May 5, 9am, Sunday Forum

Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., is the founder of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, the largest gang intervention, rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world. Father Boyle is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion and Barking To the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship.

Amy-Jill Levine

WEEKEND EVENT: Friday, Oct 4, 6-9pm and Saturday, Oct 5, 9am-2pm 
SERMON: Sunday, Oct 6, 9am, Sunday Forum

Amy-Jill Levine is a Professor of New Testament Studies at Vanderbilt University Divinity School, Department of Religious Studies, and Graduate Department of Religion. She is the author of several books including Short Stories by Jesus, The Misunderstood Jew and, as editor, The Jewish Annotated New Testament. Her newest book Jesus for Atheists explores why Jesus still matters in our secular world.

Pádraig Ó Tuama

Pádraig Ó Tuama

TALK: November 2, 7pm
SERMON: November 3, 9am, Sunday Forum

Pádraig Ó Tuama is a poet, theologian and the leader of Corrymeela, Northern Ireland’s oldest peace and reconciliation community. He is the author of Readings from the Book of Exile, Sorry For Your Troubles and In the Shelter, a book that interweaves stories, theology and gospel reflections with Celtic spirituality with poetry.