The Gravity of Education

Catholic Education 50 years after Gravissimum Educationis

May 13-14, 2016 – Ave Maria, FL

A Catholic education conference exploring the significance of the Second Vatican Council’s teaching on Catholic education

Featuring keynote speakers:

Dr. Don Briel, Founder of the Center for Catholic Studies

Dr. Dan Guernsey, Ave Maria University Education Chair

The conference will feature breakout sessions for multiple short presentations from scholars in various disciplines reflecting on the significance of this conciliar document in the life of Catholic education today.  Please send paper proposals to Mr. Tyler Graham at by March 31, 2016.  Scholarships, generously funded by the McCormack foundation, are available for select scholars whose papers are accepted.

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