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The A. P. Mahoney Library hosts an annual lecture to celebrate Theological Libraries Month, an initiative of the American Theological Library Association, held in October of each year. 

The lecture serves as a vehicle to showcase the seminary’s talented faculty and is followed by a reception in the library. The A.P. Mahoney Library lecture is held in the Auditorium on the Wednesday evening following the Thanksgiving Holiday.  

The 8th Annual Lecture will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 with Rev. Al Momney as the guest speaker.


8th Annual Lecture

The A.P. Mahoney Library's Eighth Annual Lecture


Wednesday, October 18 2017 - Rev. Alan Momney

"The Transformation of the Self through Sacrifice"

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7th Annual Lecture

The A.P. Mahoney Library's Seventh Annual Lecture


Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - Fr. Denis Grecco

"Church and Laudato si"

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The A.P. Mahoney Library's Sixth Annual Lecture

 Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - Dr. Bernardine Ketelaars

"Harkening to the Voices of the Lost Ones:  Evangelizing in today's culture.


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Fifth Annual Lecture

The A.P. Mahoney Fifth Annual Lecture

October 15, 2014 - Fr. John Comiskey

“The Very Model of a Modern Major Bishop:  The Public Ministry of Archbishop John Walsh (1867-1898)

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Fourth Annual Lecture

The A.P. Mahoney Fourth Annual Lecture

October 16, 2013 - Rev. Frank O'Connor

"From the Heart of the Poor: A Spirituality of Social Justice."

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Third Annual Lecture

The A.P. Mahoney Third Annual Lecture

October 10, 2012 - Rev. Stevan Wlusek

"From Darkness into Transforming Light: Spirituality for the Healing Journey of Sexual Abuse Survivors."


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Second Annual Lecture

The A.P. Mahoney Second Annual Lecture

October 12, 2011 - Rev. Michael Prieur

"Rediscovering Our Seminary Charisms:  St. Peter's on the Cusp of Its Second Century."


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First Annual Lecture

The A.P. Mahoney First Annual Lecture

October 13, 2010 - Rev. Murray Watson

"When Rome Meets Jerusalem:  What's at stake in the Catholic-Jewish Dialogue?"

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