June 11, 2019

Fr. Mark Morozowich, dean and associate professor, liturgical studies and sacramental theology; Susan Timoney, associate dean, undergraduate studies, director, certificate in pastoral ministry, and ordinary professor; Rev. Stefanos Alexopoulos, associate professor, liturgical studies and sacramental theology; Robin D. Young, associate professor, early Christianity, were mentioned and quoted in The Ukrainian Weekly. And Susan Timoney, associate dean, undergraduate studies, director, certificate in pastoral ministry, and ordinary professor, and Robin D. Young, associate professor, early Christianity, were quoted in Crux about the “The Future of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in North America” conference. The conference was also mentioned in Aleteia about the announcement  of the creation of a Center for Ukrainian Church Studies within the newly created Institute for Eastern Christianity.

...Father Morozowich then presented the moderator of the first panel, titled “Heart to Heart,” the Rev. Dr. Stefanos Alexopoulos. A Greek Orthodox priest and faculty member at CUA, Father Alexopoulos introduced the panelists. Dr. Julie Dezelski, assistant director for marriage and family at the U.S. Council of Catholic Bishops, opened the discussion. She pointed out that the “heart to heart” dialogue takes place primarily in the family, which teaches relationships, self-knowledge and love of God. Dr. Susan Timoney observed that young people desire mentors who, speaking their language, can help them to discern who they are and who they are called to be. Dr. Robin Darling Young, a professor of early Christian history, traced the phrase “heart to heart” to John Henry Newman, St. Augustine, John Cassian, Luke, Paul and the Psalms....

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...“Young people are fully invested members of our community today,” not at some point in the future, Timoney said...

...Newman probably spotted “cor” - Latin for “heart” - in St. Augustine’s “Confessions,” Young said, not to mention several biblical passages that refer to the heart. “Our hearts are not isolates,” Young said. “Our hearts are affected by others, and of course by the heart of the Lord.”...

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