Boston College’s Michael J. James to Speak at Fifth Annual CAPP Breakfast

Michael J. James

News Story: November 7, 2012

The Fifth Annual Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice (CAPP) Educators’ Communion Breakfast will take place at Sacred Heart University on Sunday, March 3, 2013.  Keynote speaker Michael J. James of the Boston College Roche Center for Catholic Education will discuss, “Education and the Art of Loving.”  This annual event is sponsored by CAPP and Sacred Heart University’s Isabelle Farrington College of Education. 
Mass will take place at 9 a.m. in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit, followed by breakfast. A tour of the Chapel of the Holy Spirit will be offered at 8:30 a.m.  To register, please call 203-396-8097. The cost to register is $35 per person and a table of 10 is $300. Spouses and friends welcome.

Prior to his appointment at Boston College, James was vice president for Research and Professional Development with the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities in Washington, D.C., and a senior officer and dean of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at Mount Marty College in Yankton, SD. He is the most recent recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to Scholarship Award bestowed by the national Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators.  He is the lead author of Education’s Highest Aim: Teaching and Learning through a Spirituality of Communion.

CAPP (Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice) was founded in 1993 to encourage business people, academics and other professionals to study and promote Catholic social teaching. It is named for Pope John Paul’s encyclical of the same name that marked the 100th anniversary o f the landmark papal document on social responsibility, Rerum Novarum. The Diocese of Bridgeport is one of three pioneering dioceses in the United States to establish a chapter.