Rev. Hugh Crean Distinguished Lecture
“Reflections on the Year of St. Joseph”
Join us virtually for the Rev. Hugh Crean Distinguished Lecture. This year’s speaker is David O’Brien, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus and Loyola Professor of Roman Catholic Studies at College of the Holy Cross. The event is free and open to the public. Register using the form below. A Zoom link will be shared with participants prior to the event.
About the Speaker
A historian of American Catholicism, David O’Brien, Ph.D., specializes in Catholic social and political thought and religion and politics. He has been a faculty member at Holy Cross since 1969. O’Brien is the author of several books including The Renewal of American Catholicism, Public Catholicism: The American Church and Public Life, Isaac Hecker an American Catholic, and From the Heart of the American Church: Catholic Higher Education and American Culture. He also was co-editor of Catholic Social Thought: The Documentary Heritage. O’Brien frequently provides expert commentary for the media and has been quoted in numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, National Catholic Reporter, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and the Associated Press.