Bulletin

January 21, 2021

Dear friends, It is with a heavy heart that I write this bulletin. By now many of you are no doubt aware that Fr. Robert Doran, SJ, passed away on the morning of January 21. Fr. Doran was a first-rate theologian and integral to the work of the Lonergan Research Institute from its founding. He …

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7 December 2020

For the two years that I’ve been writing the Lonergan Research Institute Bulletin, you have heard much from me about what we are currently doing at the LRI. You have not heard as much about my own investment in the Lonergan project. As such, I would like to give you an overview of my journey …

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2 December, 2020

“Dear friends”—my typical salutation in these bulletins—takes on deeper meaning with the recent promulgation of Fratelli tutti. The Lonergan Research Institute has received this very timely encyclical on social friendship as a balm upon our collective and individual wounds. In a year marked by a global pandemic, economic recession, racialized violence, and the ever-deepening effects …

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July 2020

Dear friends, In my May Bulletin, I wrote about how the pandemic has thrown all our plans into disarray. The Lonergan Research Institute however is beginning to find our bearing in this new situation, and I am pleased to share some of that with you. Please follow and like us:

May 2020

Dear friends, In my January Bulletin, I wrote about various plans that were in the works. Unfortunately, as we are all painfully aware, the last few months have thrown all our plans into disarray. Likewise, I spoke about the energy and excitement that comes with a new decade. As it turned out, the energy of …

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January 2020

Greetings one and all, A new decade always brings new energy and new possibilities. In the case of the Lonergan Research Institute, this new decade corresponds with celebrating the completed Collected Works of Bernard Lonergan. Thank you again to all those who have participated in and supported this project in various ways over the last …

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November 2019

Greetings one and all, It is finished! The twenty-fifth and final volume of the Collected Works of Bernard Lonergan— Archival Papers: Early Works on History— has been published. Congratulations and thanks are due to Robert Doran and John Dadosky for editing the final volume, and also to the many women and men who have contributed …

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August 2019

Greetings one and all, These last few months have seen some wonderful developments at the Lonergan Research Institute. Perhaps most delightful is that in May our long-time senior research assistant, Robin Boeré, successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation, entitled “Can a Child Choose Death? Childist Ethics in Light of Terminal Illness and Euthanasia.” Congratulations, Dr. Boeré! …

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April 2019

Greetings one and all. This bulletin brings exceedingly good tidings: University of Toronto Press has received the twenty-fifth and final volume of the Collected Works of Bernard Lonergan, Archival Materials. Congratulations are due to Robert Doran and John Dadosky for this work. As the CWL project nears completion after more than thirty years, I am …

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December 2018

This past term has been a busy one at the Lonergan Research Institute. The biggest news is that volume nine of the Collected Works, The Redemption, was published in November. Congratulations and thanks to Robert Doran, H. Daniel Monsour, Jeremy Wilkins for their work as editors and Michael G. Shields for his work as translator. …

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