The Center for Catholic Studies

Co-curricular Activities 2015-16

Center for Catholic Studies Program 2015-16

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 2016

  • May 24, 25, 26
    • Annual Faculty Summer Seminar with Msgr. Anthony Ziccardi on Saint Paul
  • June 4-13
    • Rome Retreat for Praxis Program, GEM Fellows
  • June 27-July 1
    • Retreat for Priests at San Alfonso Retreat House, NJ, on " The Incarnate Word: Bernard Lonergan on Christ"

Spring 2016

  • February 3
    • Msgr. Richard Liddy gives the Marguerite Bourgeoy's Lecture at the Newman Institute of Catholic Studies, Montreal, Canada-- "Conversion, the Intellect and Education"
  • February 11
    • Ethics and Economics Forum: Dr. Yeomin Yoon, Professor of Finance and International Business at the Stillman School on "Alternative Approaches to Economic Theory"
  • February 18
    • Guest Lecture by Kevin Grove, CSC, "In Memory of Me: Christ, Memory and Desire," co-sponsored with the Department of Catholic Studies and the Department of Psychology
  • February 23
    • Father Ian Boyd lectures on "80 Years After His Death; The Relevance of G.K. Chesterton: His Thought and Work," sponsored by the Department of Catholic Studies in cooperation with the G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith and Culture
  • April 15
    • Guest Lecture with Dr. Kerry Cronin, "The Value of a Liberal Arts Education," at 10:30 AM in the Faculty Lounge, Student Center
  • April 19
    • Ethics and Economics Forum, with Paul Hoyt-O'Connor
  • April 19
    • Guest lecture by Paul Hoyt-O'Connor on "The Basque Project," co-sponsored with the School of Diplomacy and the Bernard J. Lonergan Institute at 6:15 PM in the Diplomacy Room, McQuaid Hall
  • April 25
    • Skype presentation by Mark Morelli, Loyola Marymount University, on his new book "Toward Self-Possession"
  • G.K. Chesterton Institute International Conferences
    • Toronto, Canada; Richmond, Virginia; Rome, Italy

Fall 2015

  • September 24
    • Co-sponsors of guest lecture by Father Estermino Chica and Michelle Peterson of DOVE on "Blessed Oscar Romero and His Impact on El Salvador" with Campus Ministry and the Department of the Core
  • October 2
    • Guest lecture by Professor William George, Dominican University, Illinois; "Addressing International Conflict: Lessons from the Law of the Sea and a World Court Judge" co-sponsored with the School of Diplomacy
  • October 8
    • Collegium, Colloquy on Faith and Intellectual Life- Special reception and lecture . 3 p.m.-Visionary Awards Ceremony honoring Dr. Marianne Lloyd; 5 p.m.- Guest lecture on "Catholicism and World Cultures" by Tom Landy, Director of Collegium
  • October 10-17
    • G.K. Chesterton Institute Conferences in South America, Chile
  • October 16
    • Guest lecture by Professor Rodger Nardloch, "Psychology and Mission" co-sponsored with the Department of Psychology
  • October 16-18
    • Mount Saviour Benedictine Oblate Retreat, Elmira, NY, led by Msgr. Richard Liddy, "Reflection on the Psalms."
  • October 21
    • Ethics and Economics Forum Series, sponsored by the Department of Religion, the Micah institute and Bernard J. Lonergan Institute of the Center for Catholic Studies
  • October 30
    • Panel discussion on "History Education and Reconciliation" sponsored by the Center for Conflict and Peace Studies, School of Diplomacy and the Center for Catholic Studies
  • November 4
    • Guest lecture by best-selling author Chris Lowney, "Doing the Laundry, Dusty Shoes and the Monastery Bell- Business Leadership Lessons from Pope Francis" co-sponsored with the Micah Center for Business Ethics, Stillman School of Business and the William J. Toth Endowed Professorship
  • December 3
    • Guest lecture by Professor Glenn Hughes, St. Mary's University, TX, "Art, Love and Conversation" - Diplomacy Room, School of Diplomacy and International Relations


  • Faculty Development Seminars, co-sponsored with the Center for Vocation and Servant Leadership:
    • The University Seminar on Mission: Msgr. Richard Liddy, co-facilitator
    • Advanced University Seminar on Mission: co-sponsors of Praxis Program, "GEM Fellows," Cohort 2 & 3, Peer Support; New Cohort 4
    • Rediscovering Your Work Through Mission: 7 part series for SHU Administrators
  • Monthly Ethics and Economics Forum Series, co-sponsored by the Department of Religion, the Micah Institute and Bernard J. Lonergan Institute of the Center for Catholic Studies.
  • Woodstock Business Conference, Seton Hall Chapter and Micah Group online resources: September-May
  • Trinity Health Leadership Ministry Academy program for health care professionals: Cohorts 3 & 4
  • Spanish Mass: 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
  • Arcadia - annual student journal published in the fall