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Catholic Studies Meet and Greet Luncheon
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Catholic Studies Meet and GreetThe Department of Catholic Studies is pleased to invite all Catholic Studies students, faculty and staff to the Meet and Greet Luncheon on September 25, 2013 to celebrate the beginning of the new academic semester. This gathering will be held in the Curriculum Room, Room 48, in Walsh Library from 1:30 to 3 p.m.

The Meet and Greet enables our program's new and returning students to talk with each other and Catholic Studies faculty and staff.

If you are planning to attend, kindly RSVP Brittany Venturella, Catholic Studies Graduate Assistant, at by Sept. 20. We are very happy Brittany has joined us as a part of our team.

About the Department of Catholic Studies

Established in 2012 — the Year of Faith and the 50th anniversary of the opening of Vatican II — the Department of Catholic Studies at Seton Hall University, America’s oldest diocesan university, fosters Seton Hall’s Catholic identity and mission by exploring the relationship of Catholicism with all areas of culture and learning. Since its focus is the Church's encounter and dialogue with society or the Church in the world, Vatican II designated a special place for Catholic Studies as a discipline in academic life. As a result, Catholic Studies is a dialogue between Catholicism and culture that occurs in a special way at Catholic universities. While respecting other disciplines, Catholic Studies explores theology and philosophy in relation to culture, humankind and the world. This methodological approach opens up a place for all other disciplines; these enrich Catholic Studies and are enriched in return. Catholic Studies builds upon and develops the themes and questions addressed in the University Core Curriculum and is complementary to other disciplines. A bachelor’s degree in Catholic Studies is an interdisciplinary, liberal arts degree — a major that enhances every other major.

For more information please contact:
Brittany Venturella
(973) 275-2175


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