Father James J. Bacik is a widely-regarded theologian, writer, lecturer and pastor who served as campus minister and adjunct professor of humanities at the University of Toledo for more than 30 years. He was called “one of America’s finest, most insightful theologians, with a remarkable capacity for clear writing and effective teaching” by Richard P. McBrien, Professor of Theology at Notre Dame University.
Latest Reflections Articles
Fr. Bacik’s Reflections article examines the fan appreciation for Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter. Reflections for October, 2014
Fr. Bacik’s September, 2014 Reflections article about Bishop Robert Donnelly. Reflections article for September, 2014
Latest Lecture Videos
Fr. James Bacik | Bernard Lonergan: Conversion as a Path to Spiritual Growth | August 19, 2014 | Franciscan Center – Lourdes University Run Time: 58:42 Click here to view the lecture video.
James Bacik: “Teilhard de Chardin: Fostering a Dialogue Between Christian Faith and Evolutionary Science”July 15, 2014
James Bacik | Teilhard de Chardin: Fostering a Dialogue Between Christian Faith and Evolutionary Science | July 15, 2014 | Franciscan Center – Lourdes University Run Time: 01:07:47 Click here to view the lecture video.