The Center for Catholic Studies thanks Danute Nourse for supporting the mission of Seton Hall University, including 17 years as Director of Programs for the Center for Catholic Studies.
Living, Sharing and Deepening Catholic Identity at Seton Hall
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The Center maintains a global focus in international scholarship and is the home of the Bernard J. Lonergan Institute, the G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture and the Micah Institute for Business and Economics. The Institutes offer opportunities for study and research, as well as ongoing programs related to faith and culture. The Center publishes two peer-reviewed journals, The Chesterton Review and The Lonergan Review, as well as the student journal Arcadia. Read more about our Institutes »
Toth-Lonergan Endowed Chair in Interdisciplinary Studies
The Toth-Lonergan Chair was founded and endowed in honor of Seton Hall Professor Deacon Bill Toth and the great Catholic philosopher and theologian, Bernard Lonergan, SJ. The Chair represents a sustained commitment to interdisciplinary dialogue between Seton Hall’s Catholic identity and all the disciplines and professions in the university. The holder of the Toth-Lonergan Chair works with students and faculty in various schools and departments to foster and deepen conversation on the relationship with the Catholic mission. Learn more about the Toth/Lonergan Visiting Professor 2019-2022 »
Integrating Catholic Mission
Focusing on the central role of the faculty, the Center is the primary sponsor of regular Faculty Development programs, including lectures, seminars and retreats. The Center also administers two national faculty development programs: Collegium: A Colloquy on Faith and Intellectual Life, and The Lilly Fellows Program. Read more about Faculty Development »
- Ethics and Economics Forum
- Praxis Program of the Advanced Seminar on Mission
- Annual Faculty Summer Seminars
Center Sponsored Scholarships
Several academic scholarships are available for students whose major or minor is in Catholic Studies. Find out more information about the criteria and how to apply »
The Chesterton Institute announces the publication of the new issue of The Chesterton Review, vol. 48
The G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith and Culture at Seton Hall announces the publication of volume 48, nos. 1 and 2, Spring/Summer 2022—of its widely recognized journal The Chesterton Review.
This seminar will explore the context of John Henry Newman’s Idea, how it intersects with our own experience of higher education, and the implications of these “ideas” for Seton Hall University and its vision of a Catholic education.