On Sunday, October 9, 2011 at 3 p.m. the Anglican Use Congregation of St. Athanasius and the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston will be sponsoring a symposium on the feast of Blessed John Henry Newman at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross.
The speakers for the symposium are:
Dr. Peter Kreeft on Newman as poet
Dr. Philip Crotty on Newman as educator
Dr. William Fahey on Newman as preacher
Fr. Peter M. J. Stravinskas on Newman as convert.
Both Dr. Kreeft and Fr. Stravinskas are well known authors and editors. Fr. Stravinskas' publishing house, Newman Press, is the publisher of the Book of Divine Worship. Dr. Fahey is president of Thomas More College in Merrimack, New Hampshire, and formerly a professor at Christendom College in Fort Royal, Virginia. Dr. Crotty is on the Board of Directors of Christendom College, and an adjunct faculty member of St. John Seminary in Boston. Both Drs. Kreeft and Crotty are regular communicants of St. Athanasius.
Following the symposium there will be a reception, to be followed by Evensong in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel of the Cathedral at 5:00 pm.
The Cathedral of the Holy Cross is located on Washington St. in Boston's South End. Parking is located behind the Cathedral in a lot off of Harrison Avenue, as well as on street parking. For access via public transportation, take the T to the Tufts Medical Center Orange Line stop, then take the Silver Line toward Roxbury and get off in front of the Cathedral.