College of Arts & Sciences

Center for Catholic Studies Program 2013-14

Including the Bernard J. Lonergan Institute, the G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture, and the Micah Institute for Business and Economics
--in association with The Celtic Theatre--

Summer 2014
June 13

  • "A Conversation with Neil Ormerod," Chancellor's Suite, UC from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

May 27

  • "Chesterton's Social & Economic Vision" Conference at the University of Malta, 6 p.m. - co-sponsored by The Farsons Foundation Trust, Strickland Foundation and in collaboration with the Department of English of the University of Malta

May 24

  • Fifth Annual Chesterton Day, "A Christian Idea of Society--Economy and Politics in Chesterton and His Friends," at La Civiltà Cattolica, Rome, Italy

May 22

  • Lonergan on Economics Webinar, titled "Lonergan's Economics and Economy of the Basque Country" at 2 p.m.

May 20-22

  • "Transforming Conflict Through Insight," Summer Faculty Seminar with Dr. Kenneth Melchin from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Spring 2014:


March 27
  • William Toth Endowed Visiting Professorship guest lecture by Prof. Michael McCarthy, Vassar  titled "Seeking and Dwelling:  A Study of Four Spiritual Journeys," at 4 p.m. in the Beck Rooms, Walsh Library - co-sponsored with the Department of Catholic Studies, the Bernard J. Lonergan Institute, and the Department of the Core.
April 1
  • A dramatic reading of "The Parting of Friends" by Professor James McGlone and actors of The Celtic Theatre at 7 p.m. in the Theater-in-the-Round, University Center.
April 3
  • William Toth Endowed Visiting Professorship guest lecture by Edward Short, author of Newman and his Contemporaries, titled "Newman and the Idea of Sanctity," at 6:30 p.m. in the Theater-in-the-Round, University Center - co-sponsored with the Department of Catholic Studies and the Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies.
April 9
  • Lonergan on Economics Webinar, titled "Cosmopolis and Economy: Toward a Critical Human Science of Macroeconomics" at 2 p.m.

Faculty Seminars facilitated by Msgr. Richard Liddy, sponsored by the Center for Vocation and Servant Leadership:

  • The University Seminar on Mission: Msgr. Richard Liddy facilitating, TBA
  • Advanced University Seminar on Mission: Praxis Program, co-sponsors: Cohort 2, dates TBA. 

Ongoing

  • Lectures series of the Department of Catholic Studies. Seewww.shu.edu/go/dcs
  • Woodstock Business Conference/Seton Hall Chapter monthly meetings, January - May
  • Catholic Health East Leadership Ministry Academy program for health care professionals, Cohort 2
  • Micah Stillman Seminars for Business Leadership Students, Stillman School of Business, undergraduate sessions.

2014 Study Abroad Program, co-sponsored with the Department of Catholic Studies:

  • Spring Break 2014 – March 8 – 15, 2014 - Foundations of Christian Culture: Rome, 3 credit Course /trip

Dates to be announced

  • GK Chesterton Institute conferences in South America
  • GK Chesterton 40th Anniversary Program

Fall 2013

Faculty Seminars facilitated by Msgr. Richard Liddy, sponsored by the Center for Vocation and Servant Leadership:

  • Integrating Wisdom:  Advanced Seminar on Mission Series, Sept. 26, Oct.10 and 24, Nov. 7 and 21 - led by Msgr. Richard Liddy:
  • The University Seminar on Mission: Oct. 2 and Nov 6, led by Msgr. Richard Liddy
  • Praxis Pilot Program, co-sponsors:  ongoing implementation and peer support groups throughout Fall semester.

September 26
GK Chesterton Institute lecture: The Daily Chesterton – Chesterton at the Daily News, with Fr. Ian Boyd and Dale Ahlquist, co-sponsored with the American Bible Society.

Dates to be announced
GK Chesterton Institute conferences in Paris, France and Portland, Oregon

Ongoing

  • Bernard J. Lonergan Institute:  Reading Insight, Faculty reading group, meets twice monthly.
  • Lectures co-sponsored with the Department of Catholic Studies. See www.shu.edu/go/dcs
  • Woodstock Business Conference/Seton Hall Chapter monthly meetings, Sept - May
  • Catholic Health East Leadership Ministry Academy programfor health care professionals
  • Micah Stillman Seminars for Business Leadership Students, Stillman School of Business, graduate sessions. 

First Thursday of each month

  • Spanish Mass - 12:30 p.m. in Boland Hall Chapel - co-sponsored with Campus Ministry.

Summer 2013:

May 20
GK Chesterton Institute guest lecture by Fr. Ian Ker, "Chesterton and Humor."

May 21 - 23
Annual Faculty Summer Seminar - "Newman's Idea of the University Today", withKevin Mongrain Ph.D.

May 24 - 26
Fr. Ian BoydLecture: "C. S. Lewis & G. K. Chesterton:Kindred Spirits in influence andparallels",at theSixth Annual C. S. Lewis Symposium, Inklings Germany;  Bischofliche Akademie des Bistums Aachen, Aachen, Germany

June 2 - 8
Faculty Retreat in Rome, co-sponsored with the Center for Vocation and Servant Leadership, at the Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas

June 28 - 29
Bernard Lonergan Institute International Conference at the Catholic Chaplaincy, Oxford University, co-sponsored with the Maryvale Institute, Birmingham, UK.

July 11
August 1, 2013 – World Youth Day, Brasil, sponsoring student scholarships

July 22, August 1
"Value Ethics"- Summer faculty seminar pre-workshop

August 18 – 24
GK Chesterton Institute at 2013 Rimini Meeting, Rimini, Italy:  Chesterton Exhibit and "Man Alive" Stage Production

August 19 - 22
"Value Ethics" Faculty Summer Seminar II /Praxis Pilot Seminar with Brian Cronin, SJ

Ongoing Publications:

Contact Us

Center for Catholic Studies
(973) 275-2525
(973) 275-2175
Fax (973) 275-2594
catholicstudies@shu.edu
Walsh Library Rm. 429

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