Discover the Star of Bethlehem



Discover the Star of Bethlehem


Discover the Star of Bethlehem

Discover the Star of Bethlehem

Sunday, December 7, 2014

12:00 Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Immediately following Mass

This event is free, but we request that you RSVP

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Our Lady of Victory Chapel

St. Catherine University, St. Paul

with Professor Emeritus Dr. Terrence Flower

Dr. Flower leads us on a journey of discovery. Learn what the night sky was like more than 2,000 years ago and what shepherds and the wise men saw. Discover ultimately what it means for us today.

He will share insights into the First Christmas from the perspective of current astronomical knowledge and our ability to turn the clock of the universe backwards. He will discuss scripture passages that give us information, historical data and records of astronomical observations to help understand the nature of the Star of Bethlehem. You may even see some frankincense and myrrh!

Please join us for an engaging afternoon. Come with your family, friends and church members; consider attending Mass beforehand at 10:30 a.m.

This annual holiday lecture is our gift to you!

Professor Emeritus
Dr. Terrence Flower


Dr. Terrence Flower is a practicing astronomer whose professional work has taken him to both hemispheres, including the Arctic. He has served as Distinguished Visiting Professor at the U.S. Air Force Academy, and is a NASA Solar System Ambassador. He has both taught at St. Catherine University and presented his Star of Bethlehem lecture for over 30 years.

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