Students from University of St. Thomas in Houston attended the Humanae Vitae seminar held at the Franciscan center in Meriden, Connecticut, March 15-16, 2014. The seminar presents the Church's teaching on love, sexuality and human relationships through exploring the meaning of Pope Paul VI's encyclical, Humanae Vitae, Pope John Paul II's theology of the body, and practical applications in marriage.
Accompanying the students were (front row) Sister Veronica Schueler, FSE, Sister Damien Marie Savino, FSE, and Dr. and Mrs. John Hittinger (back row, 3rd and 4th from left). Sister Veronica is an attorney with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston where she specializes in immigration services. Sister Damien Marie is an associate professor at UST and the chair of environmental science and studies. Dr. Hittinger is a professor of philosophy at UST's Center for Thomistic Studies.
Approximately 50 people from Connecticut, Massachusetts, Virginia and Houston participated in the weekend seminar.