Satellite Saturdays

On occasional Saturdays throughout academic year 2020-2021, the ACPA will sponsor and host standalone satellite sessions. Please see the current schedule of Satellite Saturdays below, and find a registration form for ACPA Satellite Saturdays at the bottom of this page. If your philosophical society affiliated with the ACPA is interested in scheduling a Satellite Saturday, please contact us at

Saturday, December 5, 3pm ET

Society for Thomistic Personalism: "Moral Truth and Methodology"

Speaker 1: M.T. Lu (University of St. Thomas, MN), "John Paul II and Moral Truth"

Speaker 2: Barry David (Ave Maria University), "Wojtyla's Augustinian-Thomistic Personalism in Man in the Field of Responsibility"

Organized by R. Mary Hayden Lemmons (University of St. Thomas, MN)

Chaired by James M. Jacobs (Notre Dame Seminary, New Orleans)

Saturday, December 12, 3pm ET

The Lonergan Philosophical Society: "The True and the Good in Lonergan's Critical Realism"

Speaker 1: Clayton Shoppa (St. Francis College, Brooklyn), "Intentionality Analysis and Transcendental Truth"

Speaker 2: Eric Morelli (Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego), "The Notion of Value: Lonergan beyond Scheler"

Organized and chaired by: Michael Sharkey, University of Wisconsin-Platteville