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The Charlemagne Ball

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Instituto Alcuino Convivio Socrático

 

“La fe y la razón son como las dos alas con las cuales el espíritu humano se eleva hacia la contemplación de la verdad. Dios ha puesto en el corazón del hombre el deseo de conocer la verdad y, en definitiva, de conocerle a Él para que, conociéndolo y amándolo, pueda alcanzar también la plena verdad sobre sí mismo”

—Papa San Juan Pablo II, Fides et Ratio, Prólogo


¡Únase al Instituto Alcuino para uno de nuestros emblemáticos Convivios Socráticos - nuestra forma elegante de decir, comida, amistad y buena conversación centrada en un conjunto particular de fuentes primarias! De acuerdo con el tema de la formación diocesana Revelación: Natural y Divina, exploraremos varios temas como la naturaleza de la verdad, la armonía de la fe y la razón, la relación entre la Sagrada Escritura y la Sagrada Tradición, y las tensiones que parecen existir entre la fe y los hallazgos de la ciencia moderna. Nuestra esperanza es que a medida que leamos estos textos y participemos en la discusión, podamos aprender más sobre los cuatro elementos centrales de la revelación de Dios al hombre:
  1. “Quid est Veritas?”- ¿Qué es verdad?
  2. ¿Cuál es la relación entre la Fe y la Razón?
  3. ¿Cómo encajan la Escritura y la Tradición?
  4. ¿Cómo podemos reconciliar las aparentes contradicciones entre Fe y Ciencia?
Como siempre, nuestra conversación se complementará con abundante comida y bebida, así que invite a un amigo y “¡vengan, razonemos juntos!”

The Charlemagne Ball

In the not-too-distant past, it was oft said that if you went to the waltz, you might just fall in love. A simpler time, courtship and romance was a game played not in the ethereal, digital realm, but rather on the ballroom floor. And, too, this game not only represented the culture of an age past, but a worldview: a way of seeing the relationship between man and woman, and indeed, a way of seeing the relationship between God and man. Join the Diocese of Tulsa for a romantic evening of fine dining and formal dancing, hosted by the Alcuin Institute! Registration for the evening includes a cocktail hour, formal five-course dinner, a brief waltz demonstration, and two hours of dancing, complete with live orchestra! Tickets for the event can be purchased for $50 per person. Additional dance lessons are available.* Dress for the evening is formal waltz attire.

Southern Vicariate Convivium

“Faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth; and God has placed in the human heart a desire to know the truth—in a word, to know Himself—so that, by knowing and loving God, men and women may also come to the fullness of truth about themselves.” —Pope St. John Paul II, Fides et Ratio, Preface
Join the Alcuin Institute for one of our signature Socratic Convivia—our fancy way of saying food, friendship, and good conversation centered around a particular set of primary sources! In keeping with the Diocesan formation theme Revelation: Natural & Divine, we will take a look at various subjects such as the nature of truth, the harmony of faith and reason, the relationship between Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition, and the tensions that seem to exist between faith and the findings of modern science. Our hope is that, as we read these texts and engage in discussion, we'll be able to learn more about four central elements of God's revelation to man:
  1. “Quid est Veritas?”—“What is Truth?”
  2. What is the relationship between Faith & Reason?
  3. How do Scripture & Tradition fit together?
  4. How can we reconcile apparent contradictions between Faith & Science?
As always, our conversation will be augmented with an abundance of fine food and drink, so invite a friend and “come, let us reason together!”

Eastern Vicariate Convivium

“Faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth; and God has placed in the human heart a desire to know the truth—in a word, to know Himself—so that, by knowing and loving God, men and women may also come to the fullness of truth about themselves.” —Pope St. John Paul II, Fides et Ratio, Preface
Join the Alcuin Institute for one of our signature Socratic Convivia—our fancy way of saying food, friendship, and good conversation centered around a particular set of primary sources! In keeping with the Diocesan formation theme Revelation: Natural & Divine, we will take a look at various subjects such as the nature of truth, the harmony of faith and reason, the relationship between Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition, and the tensions that seem to exist between faith and the findings of modern science. Our hope is that, as we read these texts and engage in discussion, we'll be able to learn more about four central elements of God's revelation to man:
  1. “Quid est Veritas?”—“What is Truth?”
  2. What is the relationship between Faith & Reason?
  3. How do Scripture & Tradition fit together?
  4. How can we reconcile apparent contradictions between Faith & Science?
As always, our conversation will be augmented with an abundance of fine food and drink, so invite a friend and “come, let us reason together!”

West Vicariate (Tulsa) Convivium

Join the Alcuin Institute for one of our signature Alcuin Seminarsour fancy way of saying food, friendship, and good conversation centered around a particular set of primary sources! This event offers the same great formation available in our Tulsa Convivia, but in a condensed format! In keeping with the Diocesan formation theme Revelation: Natural & Divine, we will take a look at various subjects related to God’s revelation of Himself, generally through nature and specially through His Son. Over the course of this 1-day Seminar, we will read select passages from great authors—philosophers, Church Fathers, Saints, and the great Popes of the last century—in the hopes that they will help us answer four important questions: namely, What is Truth?; What is the relationship between Faith and Reason?; How do we reconcile Scripture and Tradition?; How do we deal with the apparent tensions between Faith and Science? As always, our conversation will be augmented with an abundance of fine food and drink, and will include plenty of time for connecting and socializing with your peers. So invite a friend, fellow catechist, or another co-laborer in the Lord's vineyard, and “come, let us reason together!”