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Looking for some good theological lectures? This is a perfect time to review past Authenticum lectures and enrich your knowledge of all things True, Beautiful and Good.

Authenticum is a free event and recordings of previous talks are currently available online on their website Authenticum Series.

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All Authenticum Lectures are approved for Catechist Certification Credit in the Diocese of Grand Rapids, MI.

In the Fall 2020, if all goes well, Authenticum will resume monthly lectures at Sacred Heart Parish Hall in Grand Rapids, MI.


What Is Authenticum?

Authenticum seeks to awaken as many people as possible to the Truth, Beauty, and Goodness of the Catholic Faith by sponsoring ongoing exciting lectures on the humanities (history, literature, music, philosophy, liturgy, patristics, theology, catechesis, etc.) in the spirit of Philippians 4:8 -“Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.”

Authenticum is hosted by Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Grand Rapids Michigan. It is dedicated to the New Evangelization and is one of our region’s most distinguished Catholic lecture series.

Lectures take place on the first Thursday of the month, August through May. Authenticum begins with a wine and cheese social at 6:30 p.m. and continues with talks by important Catholic thinkers at 7:00. Authenticum begins with a wine and cheese social at 6:30 p.m. and continues with talks by important Catholic thinkers at 7:00. Convivial discussion continues after the lectures and usually lasts well into the evening.

Recent speakers have included Anthony Esolen, Father John Zuhlsdorf, Patrick Deneen, Duncan Stroik, Dennis Marshall, Father Robert Sirico, Jared Ortiz, John Pinheiro, Sister Mary Angelica O.P., David Whalen and others!