Franciscan Fr. Daniel P. Horan, who specializes in the work and thought of Thomas Merton, will give the 2021 Marianist Lecture sponsored by sponsored by Chaminade University of Honolulu, the Marianist Center of Hawaii and Saint Louis School. The lecture will be presented virtually.
Horan will speak about "The spirituality of justice: racism and climate change, a Catholic response" at 4 p.m. Sept. 21. His talk will explore the role people of faith have in the face of climate change and racism and how a spirituality of justice can address these issues.
Father Horan is the director of the Center for Spirituality and a professor of philosophy, religious studies and theology at Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana.
The mission of the Marianist Lecture (formerly the Mackey Marianist Lecture) is to foster dialogue on Catholic thought and Catholic responsibility. It is marking its 25th anniversary.