Reverend Stephen Pepper Awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarship March 22, 2018 Alumnus Rev. Stephen Pepper ’07 C.S.C., has been awarded the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship. Blog for Wives of Deacons and Deacon Candidates February 19, 2018 The Center for Diaconal Formation is pleased to announce a unique resource, Called to Greater Love, for wives of deacons. Theology Retreat Focuses on Ultimate Act of Forgiveness February 08, 2018 Rev. Raimundo Rivera, whose family perished in El Salvador in the 1980s, will speak about his forgiveness journey on Feb. 22. Key Leaders to Present at 50th Anniversary of Diaconate November 27, 2017 Center for Diaconal Formation's key leaders have been selected to present at the 50th Anniversary Celebration in New Orleans. “70x7: Faith, Family & Forgiveness” Returns to Theology September 07, 2017 Back by popular demand, the retreat series runs through February and is presented by the School of Theology & Relevant Radio. Renowned Korean Catholic Leader to Deliver Gerety Lecture September 06, 2017 Reverend Simon C. Kim, Ph.D., delivers a presentation about increasing integration of cultures attending parishes. Developing Spanish-Language Curriculum For Diaconate September 05, 2017 Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology and Saint Meinrad Seminary/School of Theology receive ATS innovation grant. 'The Forgiveness Trailblazer' Kicks off Retreat Series July 19, 2017 Robert Enright leads a retreat on Aug. 19 titled "Forgiveness & the Journey of Healing" sponsored by the School of Theology. Newark Permanent Diaconate Candidates Participate in First Annual Retreat July 18, 2017 The Archdiocese of Newark Permanent Diaconate Candidates Participated in First Annual Retreat June 23-25, 2017. 2017 Servant Leader Awards April 26, 2017 Six students were honored for their exceptional service and dedication as servant leaders. Celebrating Christian Unity March 08, 2017 Archbishop Bolen will discuss Towards Unity, a collection of essays in honor of Monsignor Radano's ecumenical work. Catholic Evangelization Certificate Heeds Pope's Words February 06, 2017 The School of Theology enables its graduate certificate students to bring the good news of Jesus Christ to their communities. Scripture Comes to Life for Seminarians in Holy Land January 17, 2017 Last month, a group of 28 priests and seminarians embarked on a 12-day pilgrimage to Israel to walk where Jesus Himself did. Center Hosts National Permanent Diaconate Convocation December 01, 2016 The Center for Diaconal Formation hosted a National Diaconate Convocation on November 5, 2016. Author/Associate Dean to Address Wives at Convocation October 21, 2016 Learn more about Dianne Traflet, who will address the wives of deacons and candidates at the Diaconate Convocation on Nov. 5. Jesus is Present on the Green October 17, 2016 Hundreds of the Seton Hall faithful gathered to worship the Eucharist for the first ever “Pack the Green.” Immaculate Conception Seminary Presents a Day with Two Missionaries of Mercy September 26, 2016 On Oct. 29, Immaculate Conception Seminary will present Missionaries of Mercy Msgr. Joseph Reilly and Rev. Paul Manning. Esteemed Author Speaks at Deacon Convocation September 09, 2016 Deacon James Keating will deliver two presentations during the November 5 event. Get to know this accomplished author. Professor in CNN Documentary on Mother Teresa September 08, 2016 Professor Ines Murzaku was featured in a CNN Documentary entitled "Mother Teresa: Road to Sainthood." The Gospel Within the Gospel September 07, 2016 Part of the Faith, Family and Forgiveness series, this presentation is given by Rev. Christopher Ciccarino on Sept. 17th Theology Student Reflects on GIVEN Forum August 25, 2016 Anna Capizzi attended the GIVEN Forum for Catholic women this past June. Read about her experience in her own words. Q&A with Deacon Convocation Keynote Speaker July 13, 2016 Steven Smith, Ph.D., chats with the Center for Diaconal Formation in advance of his keynote speech on November 5. G K Chesterton Conference in the News June 20, 2016 “Chesterton & Eugenics:The Challenge of our Times” featured in Times of Malta, Vatican Radio, Catholic Register, et al. Seminarians Embark on European Pilgrimage May 30, 2016 Follow along with theology majors Luke Powers and Michael Wanta as they make their way through Europe this summer. Salutatory Speaker Talks Servant Leadership May 19, 2016 Seminarian Peter Gallagher addressed his fellow 2016 graduates during the Academic Awards Ceremony on May 15. Theology Student Chosen For Leadership Forum May 12, 2016 Anna Capizzi was one of only 300 women nationwide selected to attend GIVEN 2016, a Catholic Women's Leadership Forum. Theology of the Permanent Diaconate April 28, 2016 What is a deacon? What are the origins of the diaconate? How has it evolved? Learn all this and more online this summer. Year of Mercy Retreat and Lecture Series March 23, 2016 Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology will offer a retreat and lecture series from April to November 2016. Mercy Night March 11, 2016 Prepare yourself for Holy Week in this Year of Mercy by gathering in the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Newark Rector/Dean Appointed Missionary of Mercy March 03, 2016 Monsignor Joseph Reilly, rector/dean of Immaculate Conception Seminary, is formally commissioned by Pope Francis. Center for Diaconal Formation hosts National Diaconate Convocation February 29, 2016 The Center for Diaconal Formation to host a National Permanent Diaconate Convocation in November 2016. Grant Received for ‘Creation and Science' Course January 06, 2016 Rev. Joseph Laracy, adjunct professor, receives a Templeton Grant to fund this new School of Theology graduate course. Lecture and Book Signing at Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology January 05, 2016 All are invited to attend Rev. Thomas Guarino's book signing, on Wednesday, January 27 at 3 p.m. Michael Novak, Acclaimed Author, to Speak October 23, 2015 "Pope Saint John Paul II and Pope Francis on an Authentically Human Economy” Monday, November 16, at 7 p.m. Jubilee Hall Seminary Blood Drive August 31, 2015 Volunteer to help or sign up to donate blood on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the University Center's Main Lounge. Diaconate Candidate Overcomes Health Challenges to Graduate, be Ordained Deacon July 15, 2015 Deacon Barcellona is a two-time cancer survivor and recent Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology graduate. Increased Instructional Time June 25, 2015 Increased instructional time in ICSST graduate courses will enrich students' experience. Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology Fully Reaccredited May 24, 2015 Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology has been reaccredited by the Association of Theological Schools. Seton Hall Has Top 12 Fastest Growing Seminary April 14, 2015 The Deseret News identifies Immaculate Conception Seminary among 12 of the fastest growing seminaries in North America. Dignitatis Humanae in the 21st Century April 10, 2015 The year 2015 marks the fiftieth anniversary of Vatican II's Declaration on Religious Freedom. Archbishop Gerety Lecture March 11, 2015 "Reforming a Challenged Church: Six Lessons from Church History", delivered by Dr. Christopher Bellitto, Kean University. Women's Inspirational Morning of Reflection March 04, 2015 A Spiritual Adventure with Women in Scripture for wives of deacons and deacon candidates. Forgiveness in Rwanda January 22, 2015 How do we forgive? A retreat focused on the story of Immaculée Ilibagiza , survivor of the Rwandan genocide. A Spirit of Forgiveness Retreat Series December 22, 2014 A spiritual journey of healing and renewal to know, as Pope Francis says, "the joy of forgiveness". Beatification on American Soil November 14, 2014 NJ native Sr. Miriam Teresa Demjanovich, of the Sisters of Charity of Elizabeth Ann Seton was Beatified on October 4. Pack The Chapel November 12, 2014 "They heard what he said and followed Jesus." John 1:37 Alumnus Tells NJ Beatification Story October 03, 2014 ICSST alumnus Stephen Nakrosis writes in The Wall Street Journal about New Jersey nun Sr. Miriam Teresa's path to beatification. Msgr. Nydegger Appointed Vicar September 22, 2014 Seton Hall Alumnus Monsignor Thomas Nydegger was recently appointed Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Newark. Seminary Blood Drive September 03, 2014 Donate the gift of life! Sign up for the Seminary Blood Drive to be held October 2 in the University Center Main Lounge. Theology Faculty & Administration News August 27, 2014 Learn about the service and professional activities of the Seminary faculty and administration. New Certificate in Evangelization July 14, 2014 The School of Theology is now accepting applications for its Certificate in Catholic Evangelization program. Searching for God in the Pain of Loss June 13, 2014 Searching for God in the pain of loss, Barbara La Porte found a healing faith community in the School of Theology. Theology's 1st Valedictorian Speaker May 15, 2014 Brother Lenny Carlino, SDB, becomes the School of Theology's first valedictorian to speak at Seton Hall Commencement. Theology Professor's Book Honored May 09, 2014 Reverend Thomas Guarino's most recent monograph is awarded the 2014 Paradosis Center Book Prize. Professor Named Visiting Scholar May 09, 2014 Rev. Pablo Gadenz, Theology professor, will be a Princeton Theological Seminary visiting scholar during his sabbatical. Student Leads Evening of Music April 15, 2014 Theology student and professional singer Keaton Douglas will present an evening of inspiration and music on April 23. Answering the Call to Become a Deacon April 01, 2014 Despite a busy medical practice, pediatrician Michael Giuliano has embarked on a spiritual journey to become a deacon. Catholic Identity, Ecumenism and Interreligious Dialogue March 28, 2014 Msgr. John Radano presents Identity, Ecumenism & Interreligious Dialogue to Permanent Deacon Candidates of Paterson. Lay Leadership Formation January 22, 2014 Reverend James R. White, D.Min., presented a workshop on "Lay Leadership Formation and Development." Seminary Library Treasures December 20, 2013 Explore the treasures of the Seminary Library. Documents of Vatican II November 25, 2013 Rev. Msgr. Raymond Kupke, Ph.D., presents lecture overviewing main documents of Vatican II and their importance. Voices from the Year of Faith November 15, 2013 On November 18, Dr. Dermot Quinn will speak on South America and the New Evangelization to close out the Year of Faith. Meeting Modern Challenges November 04, 2013 A Deacon Reflects on His Work in Robust Intellectual Formation. Joseph Ratzinger/Pope Benedict XVI October 11, 2013 Rev. Vincent Twomey, presents "Joseph Ratzinger/Pope Benedict XVI on Politics", Oct. 23, 2013, Lewis Hall The Moral Life of a Deacon October 02, 2013 Msgr. Joseph R. Chapel presents The Moral Life of a Deacon & Sacramental Identity as the Center continues to grow. Toward a Wisdom of the Heart September 19, 2013 A Pilot Program to Effect Cognitive and Affective Appropriation of Ethical and Moral Teaching in a Theological Seminary Seminary Blood Drive September 17, 2013 Donate the gift of life! Sign up for the Seminary Blood Drive to be held Oct. 10 in the University Center Main Lounge. Lecture and Book Signing September 03, 2013 Rev. Thomas Guarino presents "Vincent of Lerins and the Development of Christian Doctrine" at 3:15 p.m. on October 2, 2013. Dr. Zeni V. Fox Honored May 29, 2013 American Bible Society to present 2013 Bernardin Award to Dr. Zeni V. Fox, Professor of Pastoral Theology. Inspired Design: Cathedral Basilica May 17, 2013 Immaculate Conception Seminary hosted presentation celebrating history and design of Sacred Heart Cathedral Basilica. Cornerstone Annual Golf Classic April 30, 2013 33rd Annual Judge Breslin Cornerstone Golf Classic to be held at
Cedar Hill Golf and Country Club, Thursday, June 20. Cardinal Newman and the Fathers April 18, 2013 Rev. Msgr. Gerard McCarren, S.T.D., presented a lecture on CardinalNewman and the Fathers for the Diocese of Metuchen Religious Freedom August 08, 2012 Rev. Timothy Graff will discuss our “first most cherished liberty” and what it means to us as Catholics and Americans on Sept. 13. Fall Pastoral Formation August 08, 2012 The Center for Diaconal Formation will provide fall pastoral formation programs in collaboration with the Diocese of Paterson. St. Gianna Beretta Molla June 05, 2012 On Saturday June 30, Dianne M. Traflet, J.D., S.T.D., will discuss the inspiring story of this wife, mother and physician. The New Evangelization May 14, 2012 Julie V. Burkey, D.Min., presented a lecture to the Diocese of Paterson permanent diaconate candidates and their wives. ICSST's New Journal Now Available May 10, 2012 The School of Theology proudly announces its new journal, "Through Her Intercession," focusing on the Blessed Mother. Holy Marriages Retreat Series Continues March 20, 2012 This spring the popular marriage enrichment retreat series returns to Jersey City and Morristown. Bishop Serratelli Speaks February 29, 2012 Join ICSST on Wednesday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. for a special presentation on The Roman Missal. Fr. Guarino on Ecumenical Dialogue February 21, 2012 As part of Evangelicals and Catholics Together, Fr. Guarino co-drafts and signs statement on Religious Freedom. Providing Pastoral Formation December 19, 2011 The Center for Diaconal Formation will provide formation for the Diocese of Paterson permanent diaconate program. Holy Lives, Holy Marriages December 09, 2011 The popular marriage enrichment retreat series featuring lessons from inspiring couples in Scripture and throughout history. SHU Welcomes Scott Hahn November 30, 2011 The famed theologian addressed an audience of 750 people as part of the School of Theology's Gerety Lecture Series. Sesquicentennial Closing Mass October 14, 2011 Immaculate Conception Seminary marks Sesquicentennial closing at an October 27 Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral Basilica. Seminary Blood Drive October 04, 2011 The blood drive is in the Student Center on 10/6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Volunteer meeting is 9/26 at 9:15 p.m. in Pirates Cove. Hahn Lecture - REGISTRATION CLOSED September 21, 2011 Join ICSST for internationally renowned Scott Hahn's October 26 lecture on "The Evangelical Catholic Moment." "Holy Lives, Holy Marriages" September 11, 2011 A Marriage Enrichment Retreat: Lessons from Inspiring Couples in Scripture and Throughout History. Diaconal Formation August 01, 2011 The Center provides the academic formation for permanent diaconate candidates in the Metuchen and Paterson dioceses. Making Plans for the Summer? May 02, 2011 June and July are the perfect months to recharge your mind, your body and your spirit. Join our summer lecture series. Celebration of Life of Rev. Ballweg April 19, 2011 Rev. John M. Ballweg will be remembered at a Liturgy and Gathering on June 27 at 7 p.m. at Holy Spirit Church. Raymond Cardinal Burke to Lecture March 14, 2011 The Archbishop Gerety Lecture Series continues with "The New Evangelization and Canon Law" on Wednesday, March 30. A Pilgrimage of Faith and Love February 28, 2011 Join us on April 2 for a retreat exploring the married spirituality of two of Pope John Paul II's favorite saints: Mary and Joseph. Apply Now for Summer Institute Courses! February 28, 2011 The William J. Toth Summer Institute offers graduate-level courses this summer on Saturdays, weekday evenings or online! Join Us for a Weekly FEAST! February 09, 2011 Come and celebrate the 150th anniversary of Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology with a weekly FEAST. Cornerstone Newsletter December 01, 2010 Celebrating the Seminary's Sesquicentennial and the 2010 Priesthood and Diaconate Ordinations. "Spirituality of the Old Testament" November 22, 2010 Join us for a new online course taught by Gregory Y. Glazov, D. Phil.and watch Scripture come alive on your computer! Celebrating a Notable Acquisition November 03, 2010 November 11 colloquium highlights the Seminary Library's acquisition of a limited edition copy of the Codex Vaticanus. Sesquicentennial Book Signing October 12, 2010 Please join the Seminary community on October 14 for a Sesquicentennial lecture and book signing by Msgr. Wister. Join us for a weekly FEAST! September 13, 2010 Come and celebrate the 150th anniversary of Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology with a weekly FEAST. Reflect on the Holy Spirit! August 17, 2010 Join us for a special day of prayer and reflection on the role of the Holy Spirit in our faith and in our lives. Discover the Work-Faith Connection! August 05, 2010 Join us for A Working Life Retreat, hosted by the Center for Workplace Spirituality to reflect on the meaning of work in our lives. New Online Graduate Course August 03, 2010 Learn more about great spiritual literature from our new fall online graduate course, The Spiritual Journey in Christian Fiction. "Who Are My Brothers?" July 13, 2010 This lecture will examine the genealogy and immediate family of Jesus. Cornerstone Newsletter July 08, 2010 In this latest issue, explore the Seminary's 150 years of forming Church leaders. Ordinations 2010 July 01, 2010 The Seminary celebrates the ordination of priests and transitional deacons. Did Your Faith Grow Up With You? June 28, 2010 Take the STEPS to Grow in Your Faith! Gerety Lecture Series June 24, 2010 Join the Seminary community and earn credit toward Priority Points at Dr. Robert P. George's lecture on September 22. ICSST Student Wins Fulbright May 20, 2010 Kaitey Sheldon, M.A. student in Systematic Theology and Ethics, becomes the School of Theology's first Fulbright Scholar. Reflections on Haiti Mission May 18, 2010 Seminary alumnus Rev. Yvans Jazon recently led sixteen volunteers as they assisted with relief efforts in Haiti. A Place for Mary: the Blessed Mother May 11, 2010 The month of May has traditionally been associated with Mary. Come join us for a four-part evening series on the Mother of our Church. Celebrate the Feat of the Immaculate Heart of Mary! May 11, 2010 On June 12, Dr. Glazov will host a morning of reflection, “The Amazing Wisdom and Scriptural Background of the Hail Mary.” The Eucharist: Source and Summit of the Christian Life April 19, 2010 Join us Thursday, 6/10 for a lecture by Jeffrey Morrow Ph.D. about why the Eucharist is the "source and summit of the Christian life". “Shepherds for Soldiers” March 25, 2010 The School of Theology's Gerety Lecture Series explores the history of military chaplaincy in the U.S. on April 21. What are your plans for this summer? March 15, 2010 The Catholic Center for Family Spirituality invites you to participate in the 2010 Summer Institute for Family Spirituality. Study in Rome - Summer 2010! March 04, 2010 Take either or both of the consecutive week-long courses offered in Rome this Summer by Immaculate Conception Seminary! Vattimo's Philosophy Explored January 11, 2010 The School of Theology presents a lecture and book signing by Rev. Thomas G. Guarino, S.T.D., on January 28. CCFS Presents Family Reflections December 14, 2009 CCFS celebrated the publication Family Reflections and the launch of the Summer Institute for Family Spirituality. St. Monica's Tears Conference December 02, 2009 View photos from the St. Monica's Tears conference, for families experiencing emotional difficulties, modeling St. Monica. Commemorating a Major Ecumenical Event November 24, 2009 Monsignor John A. Radano and Dr. William G. Rusch led a colloquium at the Seminary on Catholic-Lutheran Dialogue. Chesterton and America November 18, 2009 The School of Theology's Gerety Lecture Series explores the work of G.K. Chesterton on Wednesday, December 2. St. Joseph & the Spirituality of Fatherhood November 13, 2009 Please come and join us on Saturday, December 12, for an Advent morning of reflection for men. Journeying with the Holy Family November 11, 2009 Please join us on Saturday 12/5 and relive the journey of the Virgin Mary, St. Joseph and the unborn Baby Jesus into Bethlehem. Apple Cider for the Soul October 29, 2009 The Catholic Center for Family Spirituality presents its fall 2009 book and film recommendations. Lemonade for the Soul October 02, 2009 Keep your family spiritually hydrated with our top movie and book recommendations for the summer! St. Thérèse September 28, 2009 On Saturday, November 14, please join us on a retreat featuring St. Thérèse and her family. St. Monica September 23, 2009 On Saturday October 24, please join us for an inspirational conference on the difficulties of being a family. Reviving Commitment July 10, 2009 On Wednesday, July 29, 2009 please join us for a lecture on reviving commitment in marriage and family. Catholic Immigrants July 10, 2009 On Thursday July 9, 2009 please join us for a lecture on Catholic immigrants in New Jersey and throughout the United States. ICSST Hosts Youth Retreat July 07, 2009 The Institute for Christian Spirituality teamed up with Paramus Catholic High School to host a student-led retreat. Go Forth and Teach All Nations April 20, 2009 On 4/25, join the STEPS program and explore the call & role of priests & deacons as they minister to the people of God. Theology Students Lead Retreat April 08, 2009 On April 18, the School of Theology will host "Beholding the Merciful Face of God," led by its own graduate students. Priesthood Crisis of the 1960s March 17, 2009 The School of Theology will welcome Leslie Woodcock Tentler on March25 as she explores this intriguing topic. Cordes Speaks at SHU March 11, 2009 Cardinal Paul J. Cordes, President of Pontifical Council "Cor Unum",received an honorary doctorate degree at Seton Hall. Upcoming Events March 05, 2009 A list of upcoming events offered by Immaculate Conception Seminary's Institute for Christian Spirituality. The Power and the Glory February 23, 2009 On Feb. 28, the School of Theology's Book of the Semester Club will spotlight the works of famed author Graham Greene. Considering Church Ministry? January 15, 2009 The Institute for Christian Spirituality's Ministry Resource Day
will help you explore professional Church service.
Chapel Closed for Renovation December 18, 2008 Beginning December 27, 2007, the Chapel of the Immaculate Conceptionwill be closed for renovations and restoration of the interior. Images of God in My Family Life December 15, 2008 The School of Theology's brand new Catholic Center for Family
Spirituality launches its inaugural event, "Images of God in My Family
Life: A Photo Contest." See the Face of God in Advent November 17, 2008 Come to view Advent in a whole new light with the Institute for Christian Spirituality on Saturday, November 22. Fr. Bico Leads STEPS Event November 05, 2008 Reverend Antonio Bico will join the School of Theology's STEPS Program for its Liturgy Conference on November 15. "Live with Passion!" July 25, 2008 Sister Marilyn Minter brought the crowd to its feet during the NJ Young Adult Conference, held at Seton Hall on June 14. Examining End-of-Life Issues May 01, 2008 The School of Theology's Spirituality and Ethics Lecture Series explores end-of-life issues in medicine and law. Light vs. Darkness April 24, 2008 Join the School of Theology on May 3 for "The Meaning of Light and Darkness in the Christian Spiritual Tradition." Prayerfully Speaking March 17, 2008 Enhance your skills for leading, developing and presenting retreats,
group discussions and other events.
Sloyan on Catholic Theology February 19, 2008 On February 27, Reverend Gerard S. Sloyan will explore how North
America has contributed to Catholic theology. Do You Dread Monday Mornings? January 18, 2008 ICSST will offer practical and spiritual ways to find the work you
truly love on January 26.
Beholding the Face of God January 14, 2008 Come learn how you can behold the face of God in new and profound
ways through this enlightening retreat.
Revive Your Daily Prayer Life November 12, 2007 The STEPS program's "Let Us Pray" lecture series is back by popular
demand beginning November 16. Explore the Possibilities November 08, 2007 Learn how you can serve as a lay minister in the Church during
Ministry Resource Day on Saturday, November 17.
St. Francis's Spiritual Legacy November 06, 2007 The Institute for Christian Spirituality takes a closer look at one
of Christianity's most beloved figures on Nov. 10. Perfect Together! October 18, 2007 The School of Theology will explore the relationship between Vatican
II and New Jersey on Wednesday, October 24. Rediscover the Sacraments October 11, 2007 Join the Institute for Christian Spirituality on October 20, and
experience Baptism and Confirmation in a new light. And the Winners Are… March 22, 2007 The Institute for Christian Spirituality recently announced the winners of its parish photography contest.
A Day of Reflection March 20, 2007 Catholic author, commentator and TV personality to speak at Women's Commission's annual forum at Seton Hall on March 31. Understand the Power of Prayer March 19, 2007 Father John Russell, O.Carm., will host a retreat for the Institute for Christian Spirituality on Saturday, March 24. Parish Photography Contest January 03, 2007 The Institute for Christian Spirituality invites you to submit a photo of “The True, the Good and the Beautiful.” Gerety Lecture: "Monks and the City" November 15, 2006 Reverend Augustine James Curley, O.S.B., speaks about “Monks and the
City” on Wednesday, November 15, at 7:30 p.m. Celebrating Sister Rose September 13, 2006 Four months after her death, Christians and Jews will gather at the Cathedral in Newark to honor her life
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