February 20, 2015

Annual ‘Lecture and Irish Coffee Night’ set for March 12 at Cardinal Ritter House

Dr. Elizabeth Hinson-HastyThe third annual “Lecture and Irish Coffee Night” will be held at the Cardinal Ritter House, 1218 Oak St. in New Albany, at 7 p.m. on March 12.

The featured speaker will be Dr. Elizabeth Hinson-Hasty, chair of the Department of Theology and professor of theology at Bellarmine University in Louisville.

She will discuss her new book, Dorothy Day for Armchair Theologians, which chronicles the life and work of Dorothy Day, a social activist and Catholic convert who, along with fellow activist Peter Maurin, helped establish the Catholic Worker Movement in the United States in the 1930s. The lecture will also discuss Day’s ties to southern Indiana.

Attendees of the event, hosted by The Cardinal Ritter Birthplace Foundation, may also visit the Cardinal Ritter Museum.

The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are requested by March 6.

To make a reservation, call Indiana Landmarks at 812-284-4534. †

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