Wednesday Nov 15
Mass / Liturgy
Cost: Free and open to public
The inaugural Gold Mass for scientists and engineers will be celebrated at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame. Rev. Terrence P. Ehrman, CSC, assistant director of the Center for Theology, Science and Human Flourishing, will preside.
In addition to the Gold Mass, activities include a reception in the galleria of Jordan Hall of Science at 6:15 p.m. and an Edison Lecture, which will be held at 7:15 p.m. in Jordan Hall of Science, Room 101.
The lecture will address the question of the compatibility of faith and science. The featured speaker is Jonathan I. Lunine, the David C. Duncan Professor in the Physical Sciences at Cornell University and Director of the Cornell Center for Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences. A member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Lunine is also a founding member and current vice president of the Society of Catholic Scientists.
All events related to the Gold Mass — the Mass, reception and Edison Lecture — are free and open to the public.