ASTFrontSignNAAE 2012 Annual Conference

The Ecumenical Legacy of the Second Vatican Council

Atlantic School of Theology (Saturday)

St. Mary's Catholic Basilica (Friday Evening & Sunday)

September 21-23, 2012



Participants may stay at lodging of their choice.
A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Westin until 7 August 2012.
Events will occur at the Atlantic School of Theology and St. Mary's Catholic Basilica

 Friday (St. Mary's Catholic Basilica)

3:00 pm           Tour of Atlantic School of Theology (optional): Rev. Dr. David MacLachlan
5:00 pm           Dinner on your own.  Board: dinner meeting
7:00 pm           Welcome: Sr. Dr. Lorelei F. Fuchs, SA (National Council of Churches of Christ USA)
7:15 pm           Gathering Prayer: Dr. Mitzi Budde (Virginia Theological Seminary)
7:30 pm           Opening Address: “The Ecumenical Legacy of the Second Vatican Council”
Rev. Dr. Karen Westerfield Tucker (Boston University School of Theology)
9:00 pm           Reception
Saturday Morning (Atlantic School of Theology)
9:00 am           Gathering Prayer: Dr. Mitzi Budde
9:15 am           “The Legacy from a Disciples Perspective”
Rev. Dr. Robert Welsh (Council on Christian Unity, Christian Church-Disciples of Christ)
10:30 am         Break
10:45 am         “The Legacy from a Methodist Perspective”
Rev. Dr. Geoffrey Wainwright (Duke University, emeritus)
12:00 pm         Lunch on your own.  Board: lunch meeting
Saturday Afternoon
1:30 pm           “The Legacy from Diverse Perspectives in Halifax”
Panel Presentation
2:30 pm           “The Legacy from an Orthodox Perspective”
Dr. Despina Prassas (Providence College, RI)
3:45 pm           Break
4:00 pm           Student Essay Contest: Announcement of Winner and Precis of Essay
Saturday Evening
5:30 pm           Evening Prayer
6:00 pm           Hors d'œuvre
6:30 pm           Banquet and Presentation: “Memories of Vatican II”
Banquet Speaker: Rev. Dr. William A. Norgren (Former Ecumenical Officer of The Episcopal Church USA, and Director of National Council of Churches Faith and Order Commission during the Second Vatican Council)
Sunday (St. Mary's Catholic Basilica)
9:00 am           “Do We Need a Vatican III, or an Eighth Ecumenical Council?”
Rev. Dr. William G. Rusch (Yale Divinity School)
10:45 am         Morning Worship in a Local Setting
12:00 pm         departures
12:15 pm         Board lunch meeting

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