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Co-curricular Activities

Center for Catholic Studies Program 2019-2020

Including the Bernard J. Lonergan Institute, the G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture, and the Micah Institute for Business and Economics

Fall 2020

  • September 1 – Praxis program, Annual Back to School Workshop
  • September 21, 22, 23, 24 – New Series, Faith in the Public Square: Inaugural Symposium – Faith and Racial Justice
  • Scholars Forum on the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, co-sponsored with the CORE – Sept. 30 – Roger Alfani; Oct. 14 - Peter Savastano; Nov. 4 – Greg Floyd; Nov. 18 – Patrick Manning ;
    Dec. 2 – Justin Anderson
  • Monthly meetings – Praxis Program, all Cohorts 1-6 - ongoing monthly Peer Support meetings, September 29, October 27, December 1.
  • October 7 - GK Chesterton Institute, Online event: “Chesterton and Freedom” - Presentation and Conversation with Prof. Dermot Quinn and Special Guest TBA
  • October 15 – “Politics and the Cross,” Guest lecture by Jeremy Wilkins, Boston College.
  • October 28/November 11 – GK Chesterton Institute, Online event: “Driving Without Destination”, Presentation and Conversation with Prof. Dermot Quinn and Special Guest TBA
  • October 29 - 31 - Conference on Catholic Intellectual Tradition, co -sponsored with Sacred Heart University, On line.
  • November 10 – Toth/ Lonergan Annual Friends Event
  • December 8 – Toth/Lonergan Plenary Address, Michael Stebbins Toth /Lonergan Professor.
  • Ongoing Micah Institute/Ignatian Business Conference (IBC) on line resources, September- May

Spring 2020

  • Praxis Program Monthly meetings - New Praxis Cohort 6; ongoing monthly Peer Support meetings. 
  • Insight Reading Group -   monthly meetings for faculty. 
  • January 29, April 3  - Praxis and Mission Program for IHS Campus. 
  • January 29 –  Guest lecture by Msgr. Richard Liddy, “John Henry Newman and the Idea of A University Today”, co-sponsored by the Department of Religion.  
  • February 4 – Guest lecture by Paul St. Amour,  “ Is Globalization Good?: A Critical Analysis”, co sponsored with the Department of Religion.   
  • February 14 -  Msgr. Richard Liddy lecture  at the Lonergan Research Institute, Toronto, at the book-signing for Michael Eades' new book And In Our Hearts Take Up Thy Rest: The Trinitarian Pneumatology of Frederick Crowe, SJ (University of Toronto Press, Fall 2019). 
  • February 18 – GK Chesterton Institute Conference in Madrid, Spain, “Dickens, Chesterton and the Art of Criticism”. Prof. Dermot Quinn presenting.   
  • February 18 – GK Chesterton Institute presentation of Chesterton Review, Vol. 8,  Spanish Edition. 
  • February 20 – GK Chesterton Institute Conference in Pamplona, Spain – “The Orthodoxy of GK Chesterton”, Prof. Dermot Quinn presenting. 
  • March 23 – Annual Bernard Lonergan Lecture -  Jeremy Wilkins, Boston College.  Postponed.
  • April 15 – Msgr. Liddy guest lecture  at the Boston College Lonergan Institute, Symposium on St. John Henry Newman. Cancelled.
  • April 16,17,18 - Conference on Catholic Intellectual Tradition, co -sponsored with Sacred Heart University. Postponed.
  • April 21 – Toth/ Lonergan Visiting Professor Michael Stebbins -  Plenary Lecture. Postponed.
  • April 21 –  Toth/ Lonergan Annual Friends Event. Postponed,
  • Ongoing Micah Institute/Ignatian Business Conference (IBC) on line resources, September- May
  • Ongoing  Spanish Mass, sponsored by the  G.K. Chesterton Institute -  first Thursday,  monthly. 

Summer 2020

  • May 5 –Praxis Polishing the GEM – Project  Workshop for new Cohort 6, with Peer Leaders, on-line. 
  • May 28 & 29 - Annual Faculty Summer Seminar – Rev. Gerard McCarren on "Discernment Of the Spirit." On line.
  • June TBD – Praxis Program Writing Workshop. Postponed.
  • July 18-26 – Annual Praxis Summer Workshop Abroad, Provence, France. Cancelled.

Spring 2019 

  • Toth/Lonergan Visiting Professor Fr. Louis Roy in residence
  • January 17 & 31  Guest Lectures by Prof. Frank Braio, continuing series on "Bernard Lonergan's Economic Theory" 
  • January 28  Guest lecture by Toth/Lonergan Visiting Professor Fr. Louis Roy on "Aquinas and Lonergan"
  • February 5  Guest Lecture by Angela O'Donnell, Fordham University, co-sponsored with Department of English and the Core
  • February 25  Guest lecture by Fr. Gerard Whelan
  • March 28 – co-sponsor conference on "Newman Miracle", with Department of Catholic Studies
  • April 1 – Special Seminar on "Understanding the Holy See-China Agreement", co-sponsored with the Office of the Provost
  • April 25  Guest lecture on Art, by Prof. Amy Giuliano, Yale University
  • Ongoing Faculty Development programs, co-sponsored with the Center for Vocation and Servant Leadership:
    • Praxis Program of the Advanced University Seminar on Mission—co-sponsors, Cohorts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5—ongoing monthly Peer Support meetings, with April TBD lectures in the continuing series on "Lonergan and the Education of the Whole Person," with Prof. Francesca Zaccaron.
    • G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture programs—international conferences and guest lectures.
    • Ongoing Micah Institute/Ignatian Business Conference (IBC) on line resources, September- May
    • Ongoing Spanish Mass, sponsored by the G.K. Chesterton Institute—first Thursday, monthly.

Summer 2019

  • May 7 – Praxis Reading Day Workshop, with Fr. Louis Roy
  • May 20-27 – 5th Annual Praxis Program Summer Workshop, Paris, France
  • May 28, 29, 30 – Annual Faculty Summer Seminar with Professor Patrick Byrne, Boston College, "Ethics and Our Disciplines"
  • August 22,23  Boot camp in Catholic Studies for Incoming Freshmen

Fall 2019

  • New Toth/ Lonergan Visiting Professor Michael Stebbins in residence
  • August 27  Toth/ Lonergan Visiting Professor—Guest lecture to CORE
  • September 3 – Praxis Program Back to School Workshop
  • September 23 – Lonergan Institute Guest Lecture with Neil Ormerod, "The Idea of the Catholic University Today," with visiting Professor Michael Stebbins 
  • September 30 - October 1 – Magisterium Pacis Conference on Just Peacemaking through Non-Violence, with Cardinal Turkson. For more information please click here.
  • October 9 - Catholic Life in Literature Series with Dr. Jim McGlone: "Henri Gheon's The Secret of the Curé of Ars," co-sponsored by the G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture, Catholic Studies Program and Campus Ministry.
  • October 21 - Guest lecture by Professor Robert White, Paris, France on "Gregory the Great and Intellectual Conversion", co-sponsored with the Praxis Program of the Advanced Seminar on Mission, Center for Vocation and Servant Leadership.
  • October 28 – Lonergan Institute Guest Lecture with Randall Rosenberg, "The Desire for God in a Secular Age"
  • November 7  Seminar on "Understanding the Holy See-China Agreement," with Prof. Anthony Clark. Co-sponsored with the Office of the Provost and the Program in Catholic Studies
  • November 18 – Interactive session led by Dr. Jennifer Hess on "Teaching Bioethics Interprofessionally," IHS Campus Dignity Series, co-sponsored by SHMS, CON, SOM and the Center for Catholic Studies.
  • Ongoing Praxis Program—monthly Peer Support meetings for 5 cohorts at South Orange campus, and new program on IHS campus
  • Ongoing co-sponsors of University Seminar on Mission, Advanced Seminar on Mission
  • G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture programs—international conferences and guest lectures. 
  • Ongoing Micah Institute/Ignatian Business Conference (IBC) on line resources, September-May
  • Ongoing Spanish Mass, sponsored by the G.K. Chesterton Institute—first Thursday, monthly.

Ongoing Publications:

  • The Chesterton Review: published bi-annually in English; French, Italian and Spanish annually; Portuguese Supplement annually 
  • The Lonergan Review: published annually

Past Events

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