Pittsburgh Theological Seminary will host “Communal Discernment: A Marriage of Freedom and Patience” Fri., March 18 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. The Rev. Howard J. Gray, S.J., special assistant to the president, Georgetown University, Washington, DC will be the keynote speaker.

In his presentation, Gray will ask, “How many Holy Spirits are there? Can the Holy Spirit speak in one voice through many throats? How does a group listen and choose in one Spirit?”

Gray, a nationally recognized expert on Ignatian spirituality, earned his bachelor’s, licentiates in both philosophy and theology from Loyola University of Chicago, and his doctorate at the University of Wisconsin. He has written extensively in spiritual theology, Ignatian spirituality and higher education, and has remained active in teaching throughout his career even while assuming a number of leadership positions within the Jesuit Order. For his work as a teacher, a thinker, a writer, and a leader, Gray has received six honorary degrees.

Fee for this event is $15 per individual and $25 for two before March 15 and $20 per individual after March 15. Contact Dr. Martha Robbins, director of Pneuma, at 412-924-1423 or mrobbins@testsite.pts.edu. This event is sponsored by Pneuma: Spiritual Direction and Leadership Program at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Printable Registration Online Registration

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is a graduate professional institution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A). Founded in 1794, the Seminary is located in Pittsburgh, Pa. and approximately 320 students are enrolled yearly in the degree programs. The Seminary prepares leaders who proclaim with great joy God’s message of good news in both word and deed. PTS is rooted in the Reformed history of faithfulness to Scripture and commitment to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.