Hope and the Happy Ending – March 13, 2014
John Bartunek, L.C., S.Th.D., Doctor in Moral Theology, received his BA in History from Stanford University in 1990.
After college he worked as a high school history teacher, drama director, and baseball coach. He then spent a year as a professional actor in Chicago before entering the religious Congregation of the Legionaries of Christ in 1993. He was ordained a Catholic priest in 2003 and earned his doctorate in moral theology in 2010, summa cum laude.
His most widely known book is called The Better Part: A Christ-Centered Resource for Personal Prayer. Fr John currently resides in his Order’s General Directorate in Rome, where he is continuing his writing apostolate in both traditional forms and online at RCSpiritualDirection.com and RCSpirituality.org.
NEW THIS YEAR! Lectures will be held across the street from IPS at the Hampton Inn (2000 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Arlington, VA 22202) in the Dogwood Room located on the first floor. A sign in the lobby will direct you.
Complimentary parking for guests is located behind the hotel. To access the garage, turn on20th Street South and travel one block to S. Eads Street then turn left. Entrance to parking garage is on the left. To reach the lobby, walk out of the garage and around the corner to the front of the building.
Each lecture begins at 5:00 p.m. followed by a 15-minute Q&A session. Afterwards, guests are invited to attend a complimentary wine and cheese reception at 6:15 p.m. on the first floor of the IPS campus (2001 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Arlington, VA, 22202).
Walking directions from the Hampton Inn to IPS: walk across at the light on 20th Street South and Jefferson Davis Hwy. Turn right and walk one block to 2001 Jefferson Davis Hwy.
There is no charge to attend the Newman Lectures however donations are greatly appreciated. To make reservations, please RSVP below or contact Nancy Flynn at email@example.com or call 703.416.1441 ext. 127.
To learn more about the Blessed Newman Lecture Series, click here.
For a list of this past year’s lectures, click here.