EVENTS:

Bioethics and Law
Understanding the Nexus

Presenter:
Reverend Thomas J. Davis

Click HERE for the webinar delivered on September 10, 2022.

A Post-Roe World

Presenters:
Dr. Patrick Castle
Kiki Latimer

Click HERE for the webinar delivered on August 20, 2022.

Food, Logic, and Creation:
Does STEM help form better Catholics?

Presenters:
Dr. Thomas Marlowe
Fr. Gerald Buonopane
Fr. Joseph Laracy
Fr. Leo Patalinghug

Click HERE for the webinar delivered on July 23, 2022.

Webinar co-sponsors: WCAT Radio, Magis Center, and The Purposeful Universe

Free Speech
What does it mean to speak freely in today’s world?

Presenters:
Rachel Fischer – Pretoria, South Africa
Francis Etheredge – Cheltenham, England
Peter Breen – Sydney, Australia
with webinar moderator,
Lawrence Hopperton – Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Click HERE for the webinar delivered on June 25, 2022.

Webinar co-sponsors: WCAT Radio, Magis Center, and The Purposeful Universe

Center for the Study of The Great Ideas
“Philosophy is Everybody’s Business”

Presenter: Elaine Weismann

Click HERE for the webinar delivered on May 28, 2022.

Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of The Great Ideas

A Discussion on the Book, A Beautiful Mind and Soul

Presenter: Dr. Stephen Barr

Click HERE for the webinar delivered on May 14, 2022.

Co-sponsored by the Society of Catholic Scientists

Faith and Facebook: Social Media and the New Evangelization

Presenters: Father Dominic O. Ibok, D.Min, and Dr. Sebastian Mahfood, OP

Click HERE for the webinar delivered on April 23, 2022.

Conscious Energy and the Mission of ITEST

Presenters: Joe P. Provenzano, Ron D. Morgan, and Dan R. Provenzano

Click HERE for the webinar delivered on March 19, 2022.

Transhumanism and Transcendence: What are we Becoming?

Presenters: Sister Ilia Delio, OSF, and Nicholas Sparks

Click HERE for the webinar delivered on February 12, 2022.

Assessing Contemporary Science in the Light of Faith

Presenter: Dr. Stacy Trasancos

Click HERE for the webinar delivered on January 15, 2022.

Sponsored by The Center for Theology of Science

Everywhen: God, Symmetry, and Time

Presenters: Dr. Thomas P. Sheahen and Fr. Lawrence Brennan

Click HERE for the webinar delivered on December 11, 2021.

Do You Believe? The Science and Theology of the Eucharist

Presenters: Dr. Stacy Trasancos and Monsignor C. Eugene Morris

Click HERE for the webinar delivered on November 20, 2021.

Co-Sponsored by WCAT Radio and the Catholic Renewal Center and the Office of Sacred Worship of the Archdiocese of St. Louis

Counterfeit Self-Soothing: The Psychology of Pornography

Presenter: Dr. Chiara Simeone-DiFrancesco

Click HERE for the webinar delivered on October 23, 2021.

Discovering the Fullness of Reality; How Partial Truths Obscure the Union of Faith and Science

Presenter: Dr. David Keys

Click HERE for the webinar delivered on September 18, 2021.

Love Letters from your Father: The Gospel of John

Presenter: Romuald B. Simeone

Click HERE for the triple feature delivered on August 28, September 4, and September 5, 2021.

Love Letters from your Father: The Gospel of John

Christ’s Dialogue Method of Witnessing, Part 1: The Method Jesus used to Gospel Witness

Christ’s Dialogue Method of Witnessing, Part 2: Becoming Witnesses of Jesus

The Fallen Angel Model

Presenters: Joe Provenzano, Ron Morgan, and Dan Provenzano

Click HERE to learn more from this July 31, 2021 webinar.

Media Bias: The Manipulation of Faith, Science, and Technology

Presenters: Dr. Peter Redpath and Dr. Thomas Sheahen

Click HERE to learn more from this June 19, 2021 webinar.

Co-sponsored by Institute for Theological Encounter with Science and Technology (ITEST) • Adler-Aquinas Institute • Aquinas School of Leadership • Public Philosophy Press • WCAT Radio • En Route Books & Media • Holy Apostles College & Seminary

The Moral Arguments in the Embryo Adoption Debate

Presenters: Dr. Charles Robertson and Dr. Elizabeth Rex

Click here to learn more from this May 8, 2021 webinar.

Co-sponsored by Institute for Theological Encounter with Science and Technology (ITEST) • Respect Life Apostolate—Archdiocese of St. Louis • National Catholic Bioethics Center • Holy Apostles College and Seminary • Group M7 • Dignitas Personae Institute for Nascent Human Life • Sacred Heart Guardians and Shelter, Nightlight Snowflakes Embryo Adoption Program • Georgia Right to Life

Male and Female He Created Them – Understanding Gender Dysphoria

Presenters: Dr. Paul Hruz and Fr. Philip Bochanski

Click here to learn more from this March 6, 2021 webinar.

Is it Moral to Take the COVID-19 Vaccine? A Constructive Dialogue

Presenters: Dr. Melissa Moschella and Dr. Stacy Trasancos

Click here to learn more from this February 13, 2021 webinar.

Do you want to be Genetically Engineered?

Presenters: Fr. Kevin FitzGerald, SJ, Tim Hunt, and Richard Doerflinger.

Click here to learn more from this October 10, 2020 webinar.

Co-sponsored by Institute for Theological Encounter with Science and Technology (ITEST) • WCAT Radio • En Route Books and Media • Society of Catholic Scientists • Office of Consecrated Life – St. Louis Archdiocese • Department of Medical Humanities, School of Medicine at Creighton University • St. Louis Guild of the Catholic Medical Association • Liberty Institute for Faith & Ethics (L.I.F.E)

Screen Time during COVID-19 and Beyond

Presenters: Sister Marysia Weber, RSM, DO, MA, Fr. Jason Signalness, and Dr. Sebastian Mahfood, OP

Click here to learn more from this May 23, 2020 webinar..

The Shroud of Turin

Presenters: Mark Antonacci and Fr. John Nickolai

Click here to learn more from this April 25, 2020 webinar sponsored by ITEST, St. Louis Archdiocese Office of Consecrated Life, and the St. Louis Guild of the Catholic Medical Association.

COVID-19 and Man’s Continued Desire for God

Presenters: Fr. Nicanor Austriaco, OP, Fr. Thomas J. Davis, and Deacon Donald W. Sparling.

Click here to learn more from this webinar produced in partnership with the Saint John Paul II Bioethics Center on March 31, 2020.

Science and Religion: The Myth of Conflict

Presented by Dr. Stephen Barr at the 24th Annual Peter Kenrick Lecture on Science and Religion

Click here to learn more from this November 14, 2019 webinar.

Is Evolution Catholic?

Our answer is yes — the kind of evolution that only God could guide to our present state.

Presenters: Dr. David Keys and Fr. Earl Muller, SJ

Click here to learn more from our November 15, 2019 webinar.

Our Lady of Guadalupe Conference
Held on Sunday, November 18, 2018
The Cardinal Rigali Center, St Louis, MO

“Our Lady of Guadalupe: Icon of a New Church and a New America” 

Catholic Education Website or Catholic News Agency Website

An Evening with The Shroud of Turin

Held on October 26, 2017, at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, the viewing of a replica of the Shroud of Turin that is housed permanently at the Seminary. 

Is there anything new to say about the Shroud? Was the Carbon 14 Dating of 1988 Valid or Not? We will probe these and other questions revolving around the Shroud with keynote speakers, Father John Nickolai, Associate Pastor at St. Joseph Parish in Imperial Missouri and Mark Antonacci, lawyer and author of Test the Shroud,* 2015. Serving on the panel will be scientists Arthur C. Lind and Robert A. Rucker.

The Changing Role of Technology in End of Life Issues
Saturday, October 22, 2016

Held at the Allied Health Professional Building on the South Campus of St. Louis University. A recommended reading was “Catholic Health Care Ministry and Contemporary Culture: The Growing Divide” an article, written in 2009 by Dr. Ed Pellegrino.

To download a pdf of Dr. Ed Pellegrino’s essay “Catholic Health Care Ministry and Contemporary Culture: The Growing Divide”

ITEST Conf Broch 2016

Pellegrino Article

Teaching Science and Faith – Conflict or Confluence?
For High School Science and Religion Teachers

While the videos are no longer available, a great deal else is. Click here to go to the Magis Center.

ITEST Conference on
Economic Justice in the 21st Century
Myth or Reality

Held on October 23-24, 2014, at the Cardinal Rigali Center in St Louis, MO. Speakers included:  Dr. Edward J. O’Boyle, economist and senior research associate at the Mayo Research Institute, West Monroe, Louisiana; Dr. Hermann Frieboes, theologian and adjunct professor at Holy Apostles College & Seminary, Cromwell, Connecticut and University of Louisville, Kentucky, and Dr. Martin Rafanan, Community Organizer, Fast Food Worker Movement and Co-Chair of the Workers Rights Board of Missouri Jobs with Justice.

Can Science Tell Us Anything About God?

ITEST sponsored a lecture by Father Robert Spitzer, SJ, on Friday, May 2, 2013, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Cardinal Rigali Center.

ITEST 2012 Fall Conference

“An Open Forum on Early Human Life Issues: A Constructive Dialog

ITEST 2011 Fall Workshop Archive

Cyberspace Safety for Teens in an Age of Facebook, Twitter and Texting

Below are the presenters from the Fall 2011 Workshop. 

 The Presenters and Topics:

Pornography Addiction
Bart Niedner, Former Mayor of Louisiana, MO

Digitally Enhanced & Socially Detached: The Power and Influence of the Internet 
Travis Smith, PhD, LPC, Program Director, LifeStar of Eastern Missouri

Download the Travis Smith Document by clicking here

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