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The Art and Architecture of the Roman Stational Liturgy  

Lenton Station ChurchesJoin the Center for Catholic Studies on February 23 at 4 p.m. in the Beck Rooms, Walsh Library for a lecture by Amy Giuliano, "A Lenten Pilgrimage: the Art and Architecture of the Roman Stational Liturgy." The lecture is co-sponsored by the Center for Catholic Studies and the College of Communication and the Arts.

Giuliano will discuss the history and theological significance of this ancient pilgrimage, which dates back to the late second century and takes place to this day in the Eternal City. She will cover the artistic highlights of the Station Churches, from the wood carved doors of Santa Sabina, where the journey begins, to the mosaics of Saint Mary Major, the very last of these Sacred Churches.

Amy Giuliano graduated from Seton Hall in 2009 with a degree in Catholic Studies. She earned a degree in Theology from the Angelicum in Rome, where she also gave tours of the city, and is currently studying Sacred Art at Yale. Amy also teaches Catholic Studies at Sacred Heart University, she is a contributing essayist for the Magnificat, and she is director of the Paideia Institute’s Rome internship program.

About the College of Communication and the Arts
The College of Communication and the Arts is a dynamic community where students, scholars, artists, theorists, critics, practitioners and professionals all thrive together. Offering programs focusing on the 21st century digital culture, both on campus and online, the college works to inspire and enable their students to lead, create and communicate with responsibility, passion and excellence.

The college’s diverse and flexible programs feature innovative cross-disciplinary curricula that are anchored in the humanities but are infused with cutting-edge technology. The college benefits from its proximity to New York City, which affords students a wealth of internship and networking possibilities.

About The Center for Catholic Studies
Founded at Seton Hall University in 1997, The Center for Catholic Studies is dedicated to fostering a dialogue between the Catholic intellectual tradition and all areas of study and contemporary culture, through scholarly research and publications and ongoing programs for faculty, students, and the general public. In 2001, the Center conducted the annual faculty summer seminar, "The Core of the Core," which originated the present University Core Curriculum. The Center also developed the undergraduate degree program in Catholic Studies with its major, minor and certificate.

Focusing on the central role of the faculty, the Center is the sponsor of regular Faculty Development programs, including lectures, seminars and retreats. The Center also administers two national faculty development programs: Collegium: A Colloquy on Faith and Intellectual Life, and The Lilly Fellows Program. The Center has also established the Toth/Lonergan Endowed Professorship in Interdisciplinary Studies which will bring outstanding contemporary thinkers to the university to encourage interdisciplinary dialogue and studies.

The Center maintains a global focus on international scholarship and is the home of the G.K Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture, as well as the Bernard J. Lonergan Institute. The Institutes offer opportunities for study and research, as well as ongoing programs related to faith and culture. In addition, the Micah Institute for Business and Economics concentrates on communicating Catholic Social Teaching and ethics to business education at Seton Hall and the wider business community. The Center also publishes the prestigious Chesterton Review and The Lonergan Review. For further information about the Center for Catholic Studies please contact (973) 275-2525 or

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For more information, please contact:

  • Christine Brazeau
  • (973) 275-4883
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