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Myriam Wijlens
Friday, February 16, 2024
An Ecumenical Reflection

The Department of Catholic Studies proudly presents the Archbishop John J. Myers Lecture Series: "Discerning Ethical Questions in a Synodal Church: An Ecumenical Reflection" by Myriam Wijlens.

a headshot of Kenneth J. Howell
Friday, February 16, 2024
"Galileo, Science and Scripture"

"Galileo, Science and Scripture," a lecture by Kenneth J. Howell, Ph.D., an Academic Director of the Eucharist Project and President of the Pontifical Studies Foundation.

A painting of St. Thomas Aquinas by Sandro Botticelli.
Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Inside the Core, We Read of Faith and Reason

Inside the Core we are reading medieval scholars Moses Maimonides, Ibn Rushd, and Thomas Aquinas. The latter is linked closely to the origins of the Catholic University.

Albanian Student Organization club members.
Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Albanian Student Organization

Seton Hall’s newest cultural organization, the Albanian Student Organization (ASO), was proud to be represented at the Involvement Fair on the South Orange campus in January.

Chad Thralls, Ph.D.
Wednesday, February 14, 2024
University Core Names Teacher and Scholar of the Year

The University Core is pleased to announce our Teacher of the Year, Chad Thralls, Ph.D., and Scholar of the Year, Roger Alfani, Ph.D. They bring a standard of excellence to the Core and to Seton Hall.

Rev./Dr. Forrest Pritchett
Friday, January 26, 2024
Inside the Core, we celebrate Prayer for Christian Unity

Several of us in the Core participated in a service of Prayer for Christian Unity at St. Helen's Church in Westfield where Seton Hall's Rev. Pritchett gave the sermon, and Cardinal Tobin presided.

Pope Francis at a podium
Monday, January 22, 2024
2024 High School Essay Competition

Reflecting on Pope Francis’s emphasis on the importance of accompanying the marginalized and on his teachings on compassion, empathy, and social justice, which are rooted in the life of Jesus.

Death of Socrates
Friday, January 19, 2024
Inside the Core: Core II Classes

Core II classes begin by reading ancient Greek texts, such as Plato's Crito, and early Christian texts from the New Testament and other writers, like Tertullian, Justin Martyr, and Perpetua.

Anthony Nicotera
Wednesday, December 20, 2023
Catholic Social Thought in Action Academy

Social work assistant professor and co-director of Seton Hall’s Catholic Social Thought (CST) in Action Academy, Anthony Nicotera, J.D., D.S.W., published an article.

Chad Thralls
Wednesday, December 20, 2023
Core Fellow Featured in Today's American Catholic

University Core Fellow and author Chad Thralls contemplates the changing seasons of basketball play with his noontime contingent along with the lessons of impermanence, joy and community.

Professor Redwine, customers Alyssa Houseley and Amanda Grace, Prof. Enright, and Professor Alfani
Monday, December 18, 2023
Inside the Core

Inside the Core we held a bake sale to help a refugee family met by Core Fellow Roger Alfani on his research trip to East Africa last summer.

Erin Zoutendam, Ph.D.
Friday, December 8, 2023
Core Fellow Erin Risch Zoutendam

Inside the Core we celebrate with Core Fellow Erin Risch Zoutendam, who has received The Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise 2024 and will attend the colloquium in Heidelberg.

Mary Grace Mangano
Friday, December 1, 2023
Inside the Core: Scholars' Forum With Mary Grace Mangano

Inside the Core, we are hosting our last Scholars' Forum in the CIT for this semester with Core adjunct Mary Grace Mangano, presenting with her co-editor, poet Dana Gioia, on their poetry anthology.

Ines Murzaku, Ph.D.
Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Energized by International Dialogue

A Seton Hall professor has returned with even more confidence in the ability of interreligious and interethnic dialogue to foster peace and justice.

Pope Francis
Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Inside the Core

Inside the Core we express thanks at this special time of year.


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