DULUTH, MN - The Rev. Michael Joncas, scholar and artist in residence at The University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, will give a talk on "Sacrosanctum Concilium and Its Reception: A Key to the Interpretation of Vatican II." The event is at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, in Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel at The College of St. Scholastica. The event is free and open to the public.
Joncas is a priest, liturgical theologian, and composer of contemporary Catholic music. His most popular song is "On Eagle's Wings." He received a master's degree in liturgy from the University of Notre Dame and went on to study at the Pontifical Liturgical Institute in Rome. He was ordained in 1980 and teaches at the University of St. Thomas, the University of Notre Dame, and summer courses at Saint John's School of Theology - Seminary.
The event is sponsored by the Braegelman Program in Catholic Studies at St. Scholastica. The program explores the Catholic intellectual tradition with students and the larger community. For more information contact The Rev. William Graham at (218) 723-6699.
The College of St. Scholastica is regularly recognized as one of the finest colleges in the Midwest. The 2013 "America's Best Colleges" survey by U.S. News & World Report magazine ranks St. Scholastica in the top tier of Midwestern universities. The Washington Post has rated St. Scholastica as one of the nation's 100 "hidden gems" among U.S. colleges and universities.