Father John Francis Kartje to Give Bernardin Lecture on Nov. 13

October 23, 2019 | by the Office of Marketing and Communications

With doctoral degrees in both scripture and astrophysics, Father John Francis Kartje brings unique insight to the exploration of how faith and science inform each other.

On Wednesday, November 13, Kartje will present “How to Engage Mystery: Advice from a Scientist for Nones, Nuns and All,” this year’s Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Lecture.

Kartje is rector of the University of Saint Mary of the Lake, also known as Mundelein Seminary. He was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Chicago in 2002, and has served in parish and campus ministry in both Chicago and Washington, D.C. He holds doctorate degrees in scripture from the Catholic University of America and in astrophysics from the University of Chicago.

The Bernardin lecture begins at 7:30 p.m. in Frick Center, Founders Lounge. Admission is free and all are welcome. For more information, please visit elmhurst.edu/cultural.

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