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Cardinal Dolan celebrates liturgy at Mount, opening second annual Aquinas workshop

June 21, 2012

Cardinal Dolan

Cardinal Timothy Dolan visited Mount Saint Mary College to celebrate mass preceding a philosophy workshop of international scholars on June 21 in the Chapel of the Holy Rosary. Pictured are (l-r) auxiliary bishop Dominick Lagonegro; Fr. Thomas Joseph White, OP, director of the Thomistic Institute, Washington, D.C.; Fr. Kevin E. Mackin, OFM, president of Mount Saint Mary College; Cardinal Dolan; Bishop Charles Morerod, OP, of Lausanne, Fribourg and Geneva, Switzerland; and professor Charles Zola, director of the Mount’s Catholic and Dominican Institute.

Cardinal Dolan first visited the college as an archbishop in 2009, when he was awarded an honorary degree.

Eighty five scholars attended the philosophy workshop. This year’s “Thomas Aquinas and the Mind/Body Problem” discussions, with topics from “Losing Your Mind, Finding Your Soul” to “Natural Philosophy and Biology,” included presentations by Bishop Morerod from Switzerland; Candace Vogler, PhD, University of Chicago; William Carroll, University of Oxford (England); Fr. James Brent, OP, and Michael Gorman, PhD, Catholic University of America; John O'Callaghan, PhD, and Alfred Freddoso, PhD of the University of Notre Dame; and also graduate students.