Holy Cross College is excited to announce Dr. Scott Hahn, nationally and internationally known for his talks on a wide variety of topics related to Scripture and the Catholic faith, will speak on the weekend of April 23 and April 24. Join us Friday, April 23, 2021, at 7:30 p.m., in the Pfeil Center Arena for “Saint Joseph: Silent Knight, Holy Knight” or Saturday, April 24, 2021, 10:00 a.m. with brunch available at 9:00 a.m., in the Pfeil Center Arena for “It is Right and Just: Why the Future of Civilization Depends on True Religion.” After each session, Dr. Hahn will host a book store and signing in the Pfeil Center Board Room.
Dr. Hahn has been awarded the Father Michael Scanlan, T.O.R., Chair of Biblical Theology and the New Evangelization at Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he has taught since 1990 and is the founder and president of the Saint Paul Center for Biblical Theology. From 2005 to 2011, he held the Pope Benedict XVI Chair of Biblical Theology and Liturgical Proclamation at St. Vincent Seminary in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. From 2014 to 2015, he served as the McEssy Distinguished Visiting Professor of Biblical Theology and the New Evangelization, University of St. Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, Illinois.
He is also the bestselling author of numerous books including The Lamb’s Supper, Reasons to Believe, and Rome Sweet Home (co-authored with his wife, Kimberly). Some of his newest books are The First Society, The Fourth Cup, Romans: A Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture, The Creed, Evangelizing Catholics, Angels and Saints, and Joy to the World.
Dr. Hahn received his Bachelor of Arts degree with a triple-major in Theology, Philosophy and Economics from Grove City College, Pennsylvania, in 1979, his Masters of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in 1982, and his Ph.D. in Biblical Theology from Marquette University in 1995. He has ten years of youth and pastoral ministry experience in Protestant congregations (in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Massachusetts, Kansas, and Virginia) and is a former Professor of Theology at Chesapeake Theological Seminary. He was ordained in 1982 at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Fairfax, Virginia, and entered the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil, 1986.
Due to COVID-19 protocols, we have a limited number of tickets available for in-person viewing but will offer a livestream link on our website close to the event date. Tickets for the Friday event are available at https://stpaulcenter.com/holycrossfriday/ and for the Saturday event at https://stpaulcenter.com/holycrosssaturday/