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Monthly Speaker Luncheon - Dr. Pia de Solenni

  • 03/18/2015
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • The Busch Group Cellar | 2532 Dupont Drive, Irvine, CA 92612

Symbolon and the Augustine Institute

Pia de Solenni, SThD

Associate Dean
Augustine Institute, Orange County Campus

Dr. Pia de Solenni is a theologian, ethicist, and cultural analyst. She serves as the Associate Dean of the Augustine Institute – Orange County, located at Christ Cathedral. She is an expert in issues relating to women’s health, life issues, the new feminism, Catholicism, and culture. Her work has appeared in various publications including The Wall Street Journal Europe, The Washington Post, National Catholic Reporter, Our Sunday Visitor, and National Review Online.

Dr. de Solenni has participated in many radio and television talk shows on various topics. She has appeared on MSNBC, “Hardball with Chris Matthews”, “The O’Reilly Factor”, CNN, ABCNews, among others. Dr. de Solenni has been quoted in newspapers nationwide, including The New York Times, The Washington Times, and The Associated Press.

Dr. de Solenni received her doctorate in sacred theology summa cum laude from the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome. Her dissertation was published in the university series Dissertationes. On November 8, 2001, she received the 2001 Award of the Pontifical Academies for her doctoral work. The award was presented by John Paul II.

In addition to the doctorate, Dr. de Solenni holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts-Great Books from Thomas Aquinas College, California; a Sacred Theology Baccalaureate from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum), Rome; and a Sacred Theology Licentiate from Holy Cross, Rome.

Dr. de Solenni resides in Orange County, California.

Special Parking Instructions: 

Please park in the spaces designated in the image below at:

18825 Bardeen Avenue, Irvine, CA 92612

The Busch Group is across the street at 2532 Dupont Drive, Irvine, CA 92612. Please check in with the receptionist (Genny) at the Busch Group when you arrive.

Lunch Will Be Provided 

Please bring $15 to help us offset our expenses.

A special thanks to the Busch Group for hosting our event.

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