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Theology on Tap


Is the grass always greener on the other side? Is it possible to be satisfied with what we have? Is there some way to tell a lifestyle of excess from one of moderation? Jose Luis Flores-Ugalde shares how his recent trip to Mexico helped him to learn about the immense effect gratitude has had on his life in the United States and how he believes gratitude helps resolve the many questions concerning happiness and material goods. Learn, from a unique perspective, about the obstacles to happiness people face living in a country of abundance and the obstacles from living in scarcity and how it can't neatly be fixed with the right amount of money. Learn also about the importance of friendships and heroic service in regards to a happy life and its intimate connection to the common good.


Jose Luis Flores-Ugalde is a seminarian for the Diocese of Madison. He is currently in his fourth college year of seminary. Jose is an alumnus of St. Ambrose Academy in Madison from the graduating class of 2014. Jose grew up as a member of Cathedral Parish up until 2010 when his family moved to a different parish in Madison. Living in Madison his whole life Jose has witnessed the growth of Madison from a unique perspective.


What is Theology on Tap?

Theology on Tap is a monthly event, generally the fourth Thursday of the month, where 20s&30s are invited to join us for free beer and engaging talks by some of the leading thinkers, speakers, educators, innovators, and activists in the nation as they share their insights on various contemporary issues facing young adults today.

Contact: Marc Laudonio