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Immaculata University Presents 6th Annual Edith Stein Lecture Series

On Wednesday, October 27, Immaculata University´s Philosophy and Theology departments present the 6th Annual Edith Stein Lecture Series with guest speaker Dianne M. Traflet, S.T.D. The series deals with faith and reason, presented through the teachings of Edith Stein, St. Teresia Benedicta of the Cross, OCD. The topic of discussion is "To Share in the Weight of Your Burden: The Compassion of Edith Stein."
As an expert on Edith Stein, Traflet published Saint Edith Stein: A Spiritual Portrait in 2008 and gives numerous lectures and retreats on Edith Stein and related topics in spirituality. She is associate dean, founder and co-director of the Institute for Christian Spirituality, and assistant professor of pastoral theology at Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology in New Jersey. Traflet earned a J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law and a Master of Arts in Catholic Theology and Pastoral Ministry from St. John´s University. She continued her studies at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (The Angelicum) in Minnesota, receiving an S.T.L. and an S.T.D.
The lecture takes place in Immaculata´s Great Hall at 7:00 p.m. Please call 610-647-4400, ext. 3438 or email to bgirafalco@immaculata.edu to RSVP to the event. Advanced registration is recommended. Registration for this event is free; however, donations will be accepted for the Edith Stein Lecture Series.
Immaculata University is a Catholic, coeducational, comprehensive institution located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, between Paoli and Exton, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352.

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