The final chance to participate in a discussion of Charming Billy as part of ReadUP is Tuesday, February 24, 12-1:30 p.m., in the Clark Library conference room. Fr. Charlie Gordon, C.S.C., Garaventa Center, will host the discussion. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Karen Eifler, Garaventa Center, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fr. Charlie Gordon C.S.C.
Prior to the Friday, February 27 performance of Full Circle, all ticket holders are invited to enjoy complimentary wine and cheese while listening to a panel of campus experts, including Mead Hunter, performing and fine arts; Brian Els, history; and Rev. Charlie Gordon, C.S.C., theology, as they highlight production details and illuminate important themes in the play. The panel and reception begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Mago Hunt Center lobby.
Questions may be directed to Garaventa Center co-director Karen Eifler at email@example.com or 8014.
All ticket holders are invited to enjoy complimentary wine and cheese while listening to a panel of campus experts highlight production details and illuminate important themes prior to the Saturday, October 4 performance of “Scenes and Revelations.” The pre-show reception and panel begins at 6:30 p.m. in Mago Hunt Lobby. Questions may be directed to Karen Eifler, Garaventa Center, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 8014.
Join staff and faculty colleagues from all over the campus at the year’s first Thirst Friday social on Friday, September 12, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., in the Garaventa Center. Come for 10 minutes or two hours to enjoy convivial conversations, one of the best balconies on campus, sodas, wine, and surprise treats that have struck the fancy of your hosts, Fr. Charlie Gordon, C.S.C., Karen Eifler, and Jamie Powell. It’s all happening in 330 Franz Hall. Bring a friend, especially if they are new to UP. For more information, contact email@example.com.
The Bringing Eyes of Faith to Film Series will present “Thor: The Dark World” on Tuesday, March 25, at 7:15 p.m., in Franz Hall room 006. Hosts Karen Eifler and Fr. Charlie Gordon, C.S.C. use the series to illuminate unexpected themes of grace and redemption in popular contemporary movies. In “Thor: The Dark World,” when Jane Foster is possessed by a great power, Thor must protect her from a new threat of old times: the Dark Elves. Free, public welcome, movie snacks provided. For more information contact the Garaventa Center at 7702 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hosts Karen Eifler and Fr. Charlie Gordon (pictured at left) will illuminate unexpected themes of grace and redemption in the delightful film “Despicable Me 2,” presented on Wednesday, February 5, at 7:15 p.m., in Franz Hall room 231. Movie snacks will be provided. For ADA accommodations or questions, please contact Eifler in the Garaventa Center at email@example.com or 8014.
Faculty, staff, and students are welcome to visit the Garaventa Center’s website at http://wordpress.up.edu/garaventa/, according to Jamie Powell, Garaventa Center. A number of podcasts are available, including the weekly Fractio Verbi podcast. Visitors can link directly to the readings and obtain a written transcript of the spoken reflection. There is also an occasional podcast series called Theodeon, in which Karen Eifler and Fr. Charlie Gordon discuss themes of grace and transcendence they find thanks to their popular Bringing Eyes of Faith to Film series, which applies sacramental worldview to movies now showing in theaters. For more information contact Powell at 7702 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Garaventa Center will present the spring semester’s final installment of the Bringing Eyes of Faith To Film Series with a screening of “The Avengers” on Wednesday, April 24, at 7:15 p.m., in Shiley Hall room 319. The movie and presentation are free and open to all. Series hosts Fr. Charlie Gordon, C.S.C., of the University’s theology department, and Karen Eifler, of the University’s School of Education, will present brief comments illuminating themes of grace, transcendence, and redemption found in unexpected places like popular movies. Thematic snacks are provided as part of the experience. For more information contact the Garaventa Center at (503) 943-7702 or email@example.com.