Collinge Lecture

William K. Collinge (1918-2011) was a benefactor of the ICPJ and St. Francis Xavier Church, Gettysburg. In his honor, ICPJ instituted the William K. Collinge Lecture, held annually in the William K. and Rita M. Collinge Multipurpose Room at St. Francis Xavier School. The lecture is to be on a topic related to Catholic social teaching. Lectures thus far in the series have been:

  • February 19, 2012, Bill (William J.) Collinge, “Dorothy Day: Christian Radical, Radical Christian”
  • April 17, 2013, Bill Collinge, “Pope John’s Pacem in Terris after 50 Years”
  • April 23, 2014, Bill Collinge, “Pope Francis: What’s Old, What’s New”
  • June 29, 2015, Bill Collinge, “‘Laudato si’,’ Pope Francis’s Encyclical on the Environment”
  • June 22, 2016, Christopher Fee,“Entertaining Angels: Homelessness and the Hospitality of Faith in Adams County.”