Each panelist will speak for 20 minutes then open the floor to questions. Ann Ryan, SND: Getting Ready for and Opening the Council. Fr. Mark Stelzer: Theological Themes and Foundations of the Council. Eleanor Dooley, SSJ: Reception of the Council in Europe and the USA. This symposium is co-sponsored by the Springfield Diocese's Office of Religious Education and the Elms College Institute for Theological and Pastoral Studies. Location: Alumnae Library Veritas Auditorium, Elms College, 391 Springfield St., Chicopee, MA. Time: 7-9 pm. Part of the Year of Faith Monthly Days of Prayer. See also February 20 for a companion symposium with 3 additional panelists. Mary A. Dooley Lecture Series. Presented by the Religious Studies Dpartment, the Institute for Theology and Pastoral Studies, and the Diocese of Springfield Office of Faith Formation. Snow date is 2-27-2013. For information contact Ann Schweinn 413-265-2572 or schweina@elms.edu