NCR readers in Boston, mark your calendars. Two NCR contributors are featured speakers at Boston College’s The Church in the 21st Century Center 
Oct. 23, 6:00 p.m.
NCR columnist Phyllis Zagano will address the topic “Women Deacons: Past, Present, Future” at Cadigan Alumni Center Atrium, Brighton Campus. For more information and registration, click here .
Oct. 30, 6:00 p.m.
NCR senior correspondent John L. Allen Jr. will speak on “The Francis Papacy: Reform, Renewal, and Resistance” at the Robsham Theater. No registration is required, but it says here  that the event is first-come-first-serve and seating is limited.