For More InformationContact: Dr. Christine Bochen at (585) 389-2728.
The William H. Shannon Chair in Catholic Studies at Nazareth College proudly presents a talk by John L. Allen Jr., the first speaker in the Shannon Lecture Series. Allen’s lecture, The Future Church: How Ten Trends Are Revolutionizing the Catholic Church is on Thursday, October 21, at 7 p.m. This lecture is free and open to the public and takes place in the Shults Center Forum on the Nazareth College Campus, 4245 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14618.
There is also a second lecture on Friday, October 22 at 1:30 p.m. Allen will be presenting All Things Catholic. This lecture is free and open to the public and takes place in the Golisano Academic Center at Nazareth College on the ground floor, room 38. For further information, contact Dr. Christine Bochen, the William H. Shannon Chair in Catholic Studies, at (585) 389-2728.
John L. Allen Jr. is the prize-winning senior correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter and the senior Vatican analyst for CNN. Allen is the author of six best-selling books on the Vatican and Catholic affairs including The Future Church: How Ten Trends Are Revolutionizing the Catholic Church (2009). He also has a weekly internet column, “All Things Catholic”, which is widely read as a source of insight on the global Church.
Founded in 1924, Nazareth College is located on a close-knit, suburban campus in the dynamic, metropolitan region of Rochester, N.Y. The College offers challenging academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences and professional programs in health and human services, education, and management. Nazareth's strong cultures of service and community prepare students to be successful professionals and engaged citizens. The College enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduate students and 1,000 graduate students.