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Live stream our keynotes Jonathan Lear and Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, October 13 & 14

We’re pleased to offer live-streaming of these 2 keynotes of our “Capstone” Conference. Join us online, central standard time, for:

Friday, October 13 at 7pm  Jonathan Lear, “Gettysburg”

Includes a brief Q & A session.
Is there room for an ethical inquiry into the meaning of the events of the summer and autumn of 1863 in Gettysburg Pennsylvania, after the famous battle? Did something go primordially wrong in our attempts to bury the dead and find ways to memorialize them?  And do the dead haunt Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address?  This talk is an inquiry into difficulties we face as we try to remember, memorialize and commemorate.
For more information and to stream Jonathan Lear’s talk, visit
Saturday, October 14 at 6pm    Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, “A Consistent Ethic of Solidarity: Transcending Self, Transforming the World”
President Zimmer will provide introductory remarks.
Cardinal Cupich will consider virtue in the context of building up the common good.  He will comment on some of the fault lines in the present age that present obstacles, but also suggest the opportunities that a renewed sense of solidarity offers in achieving the common good.
For more information and to stream Cardinal Cupich’s talk, visit

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