Monday, April 16, 2012

Popular theologian awarded honourary degree at Oblate university

Father Ron Rolheiser tells St. Paul University Students about ten struggles affecting the Church

Father Ron Rolheiser and Saint Paul University Rector Chantal Beauvais proceed out of Academic Year Closing Ceremonies. SPU conferred an honorary doctorate on the popular author, theologian and columnist. Deborah Gyapong/CCN.
The B.C. Catholic has a story about an Oblate theologian receiving an honourary degree from St. Paul University. Canadian Catholic News' Deborah Gyapong reports:
If you dream your dream alone, you may make a splash but you will not make a real difference in peoples’ lives Father Ron Rolheiser told Saint Paul University (SPU) graduates Apr. 13 after receiving an honorary doctorate.

After accepting the award, the popular author, speaker and columnist told SPU graduates to dream in community if they want to make a real difference in peoples’ lives. He told the story of the founder of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, Eugene de Mazenod, who dreamed of serving the poor.
Read the full story on The B.C. Catholic website.

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