The Center for Catholic Studies


Center for Catholic Studies Program 2016-17

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 2017

May 23, 24, 25

June 13, 14, 15 

    • June 13, 14, 15 – Faculty Skype Workshop, "Self-Knowledge and the Language of the University," with Mark Morelli

July 22-29

    • Praxis Program Summer Workshop, "The Role of Functional Specialties," Trieste, Italy 

Spring 2017

February 23

    • Co-sponsors of guest lecture by Amy Giuliano, "A Lenten Pilgrimage: The Art and Architecture of the Roman Stational Churches."

March 23

    • Co-sponsors of guest lecture by Prof. John Dadosky, Ph.D., S.T.D., "'Every Being is Beautiful': Philosophy for a Theology of Beauty."

March 29

    • Co-sponsors of guest lecture by Tom McAuley, "Water - A Lonergan Take."

April 27

    • Co-sponsors of guest lecture by Fred Lawrence, BC, at the Seton Hall Law School, "Natural Law Ethics: John Finnis and Bernard Lonergan."

Fall 2016

September 7

    • Co-sponsors of guest lecture by Professor Robert White, on "Pilgrims, Poets and Professors: Why all Roads Still Lead to Rome in the 21st Century."

October 17

    • Skype session with Prof. Mark Morelli, "Toward Self-Possession."

November 10

    • Co-sponsors of guest lecture by Rev. Joseph Komonchak, "Bernard Lonergan and Post-Contemporary Ecclesiology."
    • G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture international conferences, Spain and Chile


  • 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