Father Paolo Dall’Oglio's trip to the United States

Sunday, February 20, 2011 - 11:00 to Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 11:00


Father Paolo Dall’Oglio's trip to the U.S.

February 2011:

Dear friends we would like to inform you that Father Paolo will be during the second half of february in the United States. He was invited by several universities to hold lectures. Some of these universities organized also events open to public. Please receive here the schedule.

Many greetings

The community of Deir Mar Musa

Please find below the CORRECTED VERSION

(we apologize for the inconvenience)

Father Paolo Dall’Oglio will be:

21st of February in the University of SCRANTON

22nd of February in Boston College

23rd of February Emmanuel College - Boston

26th of February in DETROIT

28th February in Georgetown University

Please see details below


Monday, 21 Feb.


University of Scranton

A conversation among Jews, Christians, and Muslims

What are the resources and opportunities within each tradition for expanding mutual understanding, trust, fraternity, justice, and reconciliation among all three? What are the challenges to doing so? And what lessons can be drawn from local (Northeast Pennsylvania) efforts at Abrahamic dialogue?


Fr. Paolo Dall’Oglio, S.J. is the founder of Deir Mar Musa, a Catholic monastery in Syria dedicated to Christian-Muslim peace and understanding.

Rabbi Roger Lerner is the spiritual leader of Temple B’nai B’rith in Kingston, PA and president of the Wyoming Valley Council for Interfaith Dialogue.

Dr. Shalahudin Kafrawi is assistant professor of religion at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. He specializes in Qur’anic studies and Islamic Philosophy.

4.30 PM - 6.00 PM

Brennan Hall, Room 500

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In love with Islam, believing in Jesus”

Keynote address by Fr. Paolo Dall’Oglio, S.J. a committed Christian, recounts experiences, successes, failures, and lessons learned from thirty years of a spiritual vocation to understand, respect, and love Islam and Muslims. A question and answer session will follow Fr. Paolo’s talk.

7:30 PM - 9:00PM

Brennan Hall, Room 228 (Pearn Auditorium)

Sponsored by:

Carnegie Corporation of New York and The University of Scranton

Office of Equity and Diversity, Office of Education for Justice,

Department of Theology/Religious Studies and Office of Multicultural Affairs

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Christian Krokus,

University of Scranton Department of Theology/Religious Studies

University of Scranton


Tuesday, 22 Feb. 4.00 PM

Public address, Boston College

Cabaret Room, Vanderslice Hall


Wednesday, 23 Feb. 4:30 PM

Public address, Emmanuel College – Boston

Janet L. Dailey Library Lecture Hall


Saturday, 26 Feb. 4:00 PM

The Honorary Consul General of Syria

Dr. Naji Arwashan

Would like to invite you to a lecture on:

The Sanctity of Neighborhood: The Muslim - Christian Dialogue in Syria

by Father Paolo Dall’Oglio, S.J.

The Birmingham Community House

380 S. Bates Street, Birmingham (DETROIT)


RSVP by February 23 rd, rsvp@SyrianConsulate.org

Admission is free, but reservation is requested

(please specify name and number of people)

Official Invitation

Monday, 28 Feb. 5:00 PM

Georgetown University

The Theology Department and the Office of the President invite you to a lecture:

In love with Islam, believing in Jesus”

Riggs Library, 3rd Floor, Healy Hall

Dall'Oglio Flyer