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Formation of the laity, Christian unity and interreligious dialogue comprise the mission of The Lay Centre.


A variety of programs, both local and international, help bring The Lay Centre mission to life.


The resident community of university students and visiting professors is at the heart of The Lay Centre.

Small Indiana town offers summer of graces

Small Indiana town offers summer of graces

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By Alexander Aboutanos WHITING, Ind. — When I reflect on my life, I'm often baffled by the clarity of the Holy Spirit's guidance. This past summer was a prime example.  It was spring in Rome and I hadn't yet decided what to do for the summer. A friend visiting The Lay Centre recommended …

Is Your God Too Small?

October 22, 2019

Autumn conference Speaker: Br Guy J. Consolmagno, SJ, director of the Vatican Observatory and president of the Vatican Observatory Foundation   Humanity's robots have visited every planet …

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