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The Great Books Series

October 3, November 14, & December 5, 2018 @ 7PM

The Great Books series will focus on three outstanding Catholic novels, beginning with Graham Greene’s masterpiece, The End of the Affair (1951), continuing with Evelyn Waugh’s classic, Brideshead Revisited (1945), and concluding with Walker Percy’s dystopian existential comedy, The Thanatos Syndrome (1987). 

The series will be taught by author and playwright James P. MacGuire. Jamie is the author of over ten books and two produced plays. He has taught undergraduates at Johns Hopkins and Cambridge Universities and worked for major media companies such as Time Inc., Macmillan, The Health Network, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

$15 for all three books and dates or $10 for each date

To purchase for all 3 dates ($15 total):

To better facilitate your enjoyment of the series, it is requested that you read the novels before the discussion. They are available at the links below from Amazon.


Additional Performances:


Next Performance Date:
October 3
7:00 pm
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