Newman Lecture: Human Flourishing in Consecrated Celibacy

April 11, 2013 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Human Flourishing in Consecrated Celibacy


Sr. Prudence Allen, R.S.M., Ph.D.

Sr. Prudence Allen, R.S.M., Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She is the author of a two volume work on The Concept of Woman (Eerdmans). In addition, Sr. Allen has lectured widely in Canada, Europe, and the United States and published several articles on woman’s identity in a variety of journals. She is on the Advisory Board of ENDOW, and her expertise on Woman has guided ENDOW from its very beginnings.  Sister Allen has published extensively on the topic of women.


Lectures are held on the first floor of IPS (Classroom II). Light refreshments will be served at 4:30 p.m. followed at 5:00 p.m. by a 45-minute lecture, 15-minute Q&A, and ending with a wine and cheese reception.


Reservations are required. Admission is complimentary but donations are greatly appreciated. To make your reservation or for additional information, please contact Nancy Flynn at or 703.416.1441 ext. 127.