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March 15, 2011 - Cardinal and Bishop Kennedy to Announce Establishment of a New Institute of Faith Formation at Saint John’s Seminary

WHAT

Press Conference to announce the establishment of a new institute of faith formation at Saint John’s Seminary.  Embracing and expanding the seminary's current offerings for the laity as well as for permanent deacons and professed religious, the new institute will be called the Theological Institute for the New Evangelization (TINE).

In addition, two other announcements will be made along with the roll-out of TINE: a new degree program (the Master of Theological Studies for the New Evangelization), and the Promise for Tomorrow scholarship fund for TINE programs.

*The press conference will be followed by the annual St. Patrick’s Day Mass at 12noon in the upper Church with Cardinal Seán as celebrant and Homilist.

WHEN

Thursday, March 17, 2011

TIME

11am

WHERE

Cathedral of the Holy Cross, 1400 Washington St, Boston, MA
Lower Church

WHO

Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley, Archbishop of Boston
Bishop Arthur Kennedy, rector of Saint John’s Seminary
Rev. Christopher O'Connor, Vice Rector, Saint John's Seminary
Angela Franks, Ph.D., Director for Theology Programs, Theological Institute for the New Evangelization Saint John's Seminary
Aldona Lingertat, Ph.D., Administrative Vice President for TINE and Director of the Master of Arts in Ministry degree
J. David Franks, Ph.D., Vice President for Mission
Priests, students and graduates

*MEDIA INVITED:  PLEASE CONFIRM BY EMAILING TERRY DONILON AT TDONILON@RCAB.ORG OR BY PHONE AT 617-746-5775.