Professor Courtenay Bartholomew, medical scientist and a world renowned HIV/AIDS expert as well as Marian author, is in Bloomfield House Hotel, Mullingar, on Sunday next, October 10th, to speak on his latest book on Mariology, “The End of this Era - A Linkage of Science and Religion”. His lecture is at 7.30 p.m.
Prof. Bartholomew from Trinidad and Tobago, Emeritus Professor of Medicine of University of West Indies, is a UCD graduate, and a Fellow of the three Royal Colleges of Physicians (London, Edinburgh and Ireland) and a Fellow of UCD. He is currently director of the Medical Research Centre of Trinidad and Tobago.
Prof. Bartholomew, author of eight books on Mariology, has been guest speaker at many Marian conferences worldwide. He speaks about science and religion but main focus of his talk will be in analysing modern day prophecy as regards the Virgin Mary’s various apparitions around the world. Among his topics will be indications that we are close to the end of this era before entering a new period of peace, which Our Lady of Fatima prophesied in 1917; also an urgent call for the consecration of individuals, families and the world to the Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary, our refuge.
On Dr. Robert Gallo’s multi-disciplinary team of scientists which discovered the HIV/AIDS virus, he is an authority on the disease. Dr. Gallo, in endorsing Prof. Bartholomew’s latest book, describes him as an “ethicist for our times” and says he “takes us on a journey which traverses the origins of the universe and of life...he finds parallels in the scourge of modern terrorism, feeding his deepening concern for the plight of the Middle East and of the world. Whether comfortable or uncomfortable with the story he tells, the reader will appreciate his honest and forthright expression of his convictions”.
The Mullingar lecture by Prof. Bartholomew will be his only one in the midlands.