Friday, November 3, 2017
09.15 a.m. – Inaugural Session
Prayer Service by the students of JDV
Welcome Speech – Dr. Selva Rathinam, SJ, President of JDV
Dynamics of the Symposium – Prof. Dr. Francis Gonsalves, SJ
Keynote Address – CDF Delegate / or Archbishop NN.
Vote of Thanks – Dr. Dinesh Braganza, SJ
10.45 a.m. – Tea break
Key papers on various perspectives that highlight the symposium theme
11.15 a.m. to 12.00 noon – Theological Perspective – Rt. Rev. Dr. Thomas Dabre,
Bishop of Pune and Member, CBCI Commission for Doctrine.
12.00 noon to 12.45 p.m. – Historical Perspective – Prof. Dr. Norman Tanner,
Professor of Church History, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome.
01.00 p.m. – Lunch break
02.30 p.m. to 03.15 p.m. – Psychological Perspective – Rt. Rev. Dr. Bishop Thomas Tharayil Auxiliary Bishop, Archeparchy of Changanacherry, Kerala.
03.15 p.m. to 04.00 p.m. – Interfaith Perspective – Prof. Dr. Michael Amaladoss, SJ
Director, Institute for Dialogue with Cultures & Religions (IDCR), Chennai.
04.00 p.m. – Tea break
04.30 p.m. to 05.15 pm. – Biblical Perspective – Dr. Selva Rathinam, SJ, President, JDV.
05.15 p.m. to 06.00 p.m. – Feminist Perspective – Dr. Sr. Margaret D.J
Saturday, November 4, 2017 … Parallel Sessions
09.15 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. – Moral and Biblical Perspectives:
Prof. Dr. Paulachan, CMI & Dr. M. Paulraj
10.05 a.m. to 10.50 a.m. – Moral and Biblical Perspectives:
Prof. Dr. Shaju Kochuthara, CMI & Dr. Karimundackal, SJ
10.50 a.m. to 11.15 am – Tea Break
11.15 a.m. to 12.00 noon – Theological and Philosophical Perspectives:
Prof. Dr. Joe Mattam, SJ & Prof. Dr. George Karuvelil, SJ
12.05 p.m. to 12.50 p.m. – Theological and Philosophical Perspectives:
Prof. Dr. Jacob Parappally & Prof. Dr. Kuruvilla Pandikattu, SJ.
12.05 p.m. to 12.55 p.m. – Theological and Spiritual Perspectives:
Prof. Dr. Francis Gonsalves, SJ & Dr. Konrad Noronha, SJ
01.00 pm – Lunch break
02.30 p.m. to 03.30 p.m – Concluding Observations:
Dr. Jomin Nirappel (Biblical & Theological insights)
Dr. Stephen Jayard (Insights in Philosophy & Science)
Dr. Francis Pudhicherry, SJ (Spirituality & Ministry)
03.30 p.m. to 04.00 p.m. – Summary of the Symposium
Dr. Arjen Tete, SJ
Vote of Thanks Concluding prayer song
04.15 pm – Tea