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Catholic Studies Major Jean McArthur Awarded Msgr. James Cafone Catholic Mission Vitae Gaudium Award  

James CafoneOn April 30, 2020 the Catholic Studies program awarded Catholic Studies senior Jean V. McArthur the Msgr. James Cafone Catholic Mission Vitae Gaudium Award. The award honors the memory of Msgr. James Cafone who devotedly and joyfully served the Seton Hall University, the Archdiocese of Newark and the surrounding Catholic community for 47 years.

The Msgr. James Cafone Catholic Mission Vitae Gaudium Award recognizes Seton Hall University Seniors who demonstrate Msgr. Cafone's spirit of compassion, service and dedication to the mission of Seton Hall University and the Catholic faith community. Seton Hall University seniors who wish to be considered for this award must write an essay reflecting on how they have inspired, encouraged and enlightened others and how they have shared in the joy of Christ through their personal and professional lives.

The winning essay will appear in Arcadia magazine, which is published by the Center for Catholic Studies and the Department of Catholic Studies at Seton Hall University

Congratulations to Jean McArthur the 2020 Msgr. James Cafone Catholic Mission Vitae Gaudium Award Winner.

About Catholic Studies:
The Catholic Studies program at Seton Hall University offers an innovative, interdisciplinary curriculum for students of any creed who are interested in deepening their knowledge of Catholicism's rich intellectual tradition and living heritage. Combining the study of history, philosophy, theology, liter- ature, art, sociology, and other disciplines, Catholic Studies focuses on the Church's dialogue with culture and encounter with the world. Students interested in Catholic Studies have the option to pursue a major, minor, or certificate that complements and enhances the university's other degree programs and fields of study. Over 20 years the academic program and its variegated activities have stayed true to and fulfilled the Catholic mission and vision of the University. For more information, please contact Dr. Ines Murzaku at or (973) 275-2808, and Gloria Aroneo at or (973) 275-2808. 

Categories: Campus Life , Faith and Service

For more information, please contact:

  • Gloria Aroneo
  • (973) 275-2808
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