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April 2018

In Love with Thee: Mystical Poetry in Performance from the Jewish, Christian, and Sufi Traditions

Monday, April 16, 2018 @ 7:30pm


The True, The Good, and The Beautiful: Part 2 This innovative, dialogical performance of three timeless works of mystical poetry comes together under the direction of Fr. George Drance, artistic director for the Magis Theatre Company, who draws on the rich cultural heritage of each poem, infusing the allegory of the lover and the beloved with the … Read more

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Holy Entrepreneurs with Chris Lowney

Thursday, April 26, 2018


Gamechangers who are Revitalizing the Catholic Church Join Chris Lowney, bestselling author of Everyone Leads: How to Revitalize the Catholic Church, as he talks with “Holy Entrepreneurs” — men and women who use creativity and commitment to the Church to invigorate parish life through innovative leadership.  

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An Intimate Evening of Conversation with Megyn Kelly

Saturday, April 28, 2018 @ 7:00PM

TV Bares Soul Fr. Edward L. Beck, C.P. hosts an intimate conversation with  Megyn Kelly, host of NBC News’ Megyn Kelly TODAY about her career, faith, life choices, struggles and high points. She will also address topics from her #1 New York Times bestselling book, Settle For More: experiences with sexual harassment in the workplace, her confrontation with Donald Trump, the state … Read more

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May 2018

Luigi Giussani Series on Faith and Modernity

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 @ 7:00PM

Can a modern person still reasonably believe in the divinity of Christ? Msgr. Luigi Giussani is well-known as the founder of the Catholic movement Communion and Liberation. He is less known for being an original and innovative thinker and educator, who was able to break through the conventional opposition between liberalism and traditionalism, and to propose Christianity … Read more

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Inside “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination”

Monday, May 21, 2018 @ 7:00PM

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, the largest exhibition The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art has ever done, opening May 10, 2018 in both The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters. Fr. James Martin, S.J. discusses this groundbreaking exhibition with Andrew Bolton, Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute and C. Griffith … Read more

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June 2018

The Pink Agenda – TPATalks

Thursday, June 7, 2018 @ 7:00PM

TPA Talks will present a variety of speakers who will discuss their contributions in the fight against breast cancer.  The event will highlight scientists, a nutrition/health expert, as well as breast cancer survivors and a previvior who are shaping the way society thinks about breast cancer. Each speaker will share their experience and the way in which they have used … Read more

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ACP Excellence in Publishing Awards Presentation

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 @ 5:30PM

The Association of Catholic Publishers (ACP) recognizes the best in Catholic publishing by honoring the authors and publishers with first, second, and third places in the Excellence in Publishing Awards.

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September 2018

La Bruja

Thursday, September 27, 2018 @ 7:30PM

Nuyorican Poets Cafe at The Sheen Center presents Caridad de la Luz a.k.a. “La Bruja” (The “Good” Witch), Puerto Rican poet, actress and activist.

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Jesuits & Jedi Episode II: The Dominicans Strike Back!

Saturday, September 29, 2018 @ 7:00PM

Join us as we return to “a galaxy far, far away” for a lively discussion about philosophy, faith and the Force.

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October 2018

Alfred E. Smith: The Man Behind the Dinner

Monday, October 1, 2018 @ 6:00PM

Join Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, and renowned authors, historians and professors, Terrence Golway and Robert Slayton in a panel discussion exploring the man behind the famous Alfred E. Smith Dinner.

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Third Time’s the Charm: A Night of Poetry with Sarah Kay, Anis Mojgani, Clint Smith and Hanif Abdurraqib

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 @ 7:30PM

A night of poetry with Sarah Kay, Anis Mojgani, Clint Smith, and Hanif Abdurraqib—four incredible poets whose work covers the sadness, fears, anxieties, and joys of living in this wild world.

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The John Courtney Murray, S.J., Lecture

Thursday, October 4, 2018 @ 6:30PM

Speaker: Arthur Brooks, President of the American Enterprise Institute

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Author’s Night: Juan Williams

Friday, October 5, 2018 @ 7PM

Join bestselling author, FOX News political analyst, and civil rights expert, Juan Williams, as he discusses his new book.

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14th Annual African American Literary Awards Show

Saturday, October 6, 2018 @ 6:30PM

First presented in 2004, the African American Literary Award Show is an entertainment event production and marketing company with a focus on writers and authors. It produces an annual Literary Awards Show to recognize, honor, celebrate and promote the outstanding achievements and contributions that African-American authors and writers make to the publishing, arts and entertainment … Read more

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Called by God: An Evening with Mother Dolores Hart and Rachael Collins

Thursday, October 18, 2018 @ 7PM

Join author Rachael Collins and former Hollywood actress Mother Dolores Hart, O.S.B., for an evening celebrating the joyful journey of finding your purpose in life. The program will start at 7:00 p.m. and there will be a book signing afterward around 8:00 p.m. Rachael Collins, the author of Called By God: Discernment and Preparation for … Read more

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John Patrick Shanley – NYC Workshop

October 21 – 25, 2018

Pulitzer Prize, Tony- and Academy Award-winning writer and director John Patrick Shanley in his very first New York workshop.

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The 2018 Albacete Lecture on Faith and Culture

Saturday, October 27, 2018 @ 8PM

Freedom from Reality? A lecture by D. C. Schindler, on the essence of freedom and its forgotten origins

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November 2018

Backstage Broadway: Come From Away

Monday, November 12, 2018 @ 7:00PM

Chad Kimball, the Tony nominated actor who plays Kevin in “Come From Away,” will interview himself as Kevin tells his story of how Gander’s compassion, then and now, ignited a spirit of kindness that renewed Kevin’s spirituality and inspired a new tradition of an annual “giving back” day that has since spread.

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December 2018

The Great Books Series

December 5, 2018 @ 7PM

Three outstanding Catholic novels, beginning with Graham Greene’s masterpiece, “The End of the Affair” continuing with Evelyn Waugh’s classic, “Brideshead Revisited”, and concluding with Walker Percy’s “The Thanatos Syndrome”

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Annual Fulton Sheen Lecture

Sunday, December 9, 2018 @ 1PM

Come celebrate the life and legacy of Archbishop Fulton Sheen!

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