On this year's Feast, Dec. 1, the Academy is hosting a presentation on Ambrose and philanthropy. Alums will speak about "Should We Feed the Poor." Troy Johnson will focus on non-military foreign aid from his perspective, having worked in Kazakstan, Liberia, Indonesia, and Pakistan. Matt Ehlman will focus on religious philanthropy to America's poorest.
This lecture and discussion will occur in the Rogalski Center from 4-5:30 p.m. followed by a reception and the Feast of Saint Ambrose Mass in Christ the King Chapel at 6:30 p.m.
On March 4, 2014, the Academy will host Don Francesco Braschi from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan, and an expert on our patron Saint Ambrose. Details to follow.
In August, Fr. Robert "Bud" Grant's translation of Mons. Cesare Pasini's biography of Saint Ambrose was released. The translation, rendered by the Director of the Academy for the Study of Saint Ambrose of Milan, Ambrose of Milan: Deeds and Thought of a Bishop, was published by Alba House. Fr. Grant's translation is a significant contribution to the lively research into SAU's patron saint. Mons. Pasini, Prefect of the Vatican Libraries, visited and lectured at St. Ambrose University in December 2012. Contact The Academy to buy a copy.
In April, 2014, Fr. Robert "Bud" Grant will become a formal member of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan. During this ceremony, Mons. Cesare Pasini will present a medal signifying Fr. Grant's entrance into this prestigious academy. This honor represents Fr. Grant's contributions to the study of Saint Ambrose of Milan, especially through his creation of the Academy for the Study of Saint Ambrose of Milan and his translation of Mons. Pasini's biography of Saint Ambrose.
Past News and Events
Read Ted Stephens feature article about the genesis of the Academy for the Study of Saint Ambrose from the March 2012 issue of the Scene Magazine
Enjoy a re-cap of the "Cultural Tradition and Religious Innovation in Saint Ambrose of Milan" Symposium held in April 2012 . Read more at Past Colloquia.