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Boston College STM Online: Encore Podcast

For nearly ten years, our continuing education staff at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry have been recording and archiving the lectures in theology and ministry that we host on campus. We call this collection “STM Online: Encore.” You can find a range of topics including Catholic social teaching, scripture, ministry, and spirituality.

Aug 22, 2017

Tending Your Own Garden: A Spirituality for Active Ministry


November 4, 2016
Presenter: Colleen M. Griffith

The demands of ministry often seem overwhelming. What are the core elements of a spirituality that is oriented towards ministry? What insights can figures from the Christian...

Aug 15, 2017

The Francis Pontificate: Historical Anomaly or the Beginning of a Postmodern Papacy?

November 10, 2016

Presenter: Richard Gaillardetz

Both supporters and critics have recognized the distinctive character of the pontificate of our first Jesuit and South American pope.  Some have been skeptical, however, as to...

Aug 8, 2017

The Psalms: Jewish-Catholic Dialogue through Shared Praise


March 2, 2017
Presenter:  Andrew R. Davis

This lecture explores the Psalter as a valuable resource for Jewish-Christian dialogue.  Christian readers of Scripture have long been enlightened and inspired by Jewish exegesis, and today we have more...

Aug 1, 2017

Deepening Catholic Citizenship Today: Drawing from Scripture and Tradition


March 9, 2017
Presenters:  Richard J. Clifford, S.J. and Thomas Massaro, S.J.

In the wake of the 2016 campaign season and election, a number of concerns have surfaced regarding the dual identify of Catholics as committed believers...