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Welcome to the School of Theology
and Religious Studies


  • Fr. DeLillio Receives Award

    The Faculty and Seminarians of Theological College have chosen Dick DeLillio to receive the Rev. Gerald I. Brown PSS Award for Excellence in Pastoral Ministry. The award is in recognition for Dick’s assistance in the formation of seminarians through his preaching courses. The award ceremony is this Wednesday at Theological College and is presented during the annual Pastoral Supervisors’ Appreciation Vespers and Dinner. Congrats to Dick on this recognition during his Silver Jubilee of Priesthood!

  • Dr. Grabowski a Presentation to the Mid-Atlantic Congress for Catholic leaders

    On Saturday, February 18th Dr. Grabowski and his wife Claire gave a presentation at the Mid-Atlantic Congress for Catholic leaders in Baltimore. The Presentation was entitled "The Impact of Familiaris consortio on the Ministry of Pope Francis." They sought to highlight significant areas of both continuity and development in the teaching of St. John Paul II and Pope Francis on the family, particularly in regard to marriage formation (pre and post Cana) and the understanding of family as a domestic church.

  • Dr. Grabowski gave a presentation on Theology of the Body

    On February 9th Dr. Grabowski gave the presentation: "The Theology of the Body and the Challenges of the 21st Century." Presentation to Young Adults. St. Dominic Church, Washington DC. The presentation discussed the three major "revolutions" impacting the current understanding of relationships, marriage, and family (the Industrial Revolution, the Sexual revolution, and the Technology Explosion) and the relevance of John Paul II's catechesis on the body for responding to these challenges and the questions they raise.

  • Dr. Dinges Presentation

    Dr. William Dinges presented a lecture on "'Nones': An Update" to the Paulist Evangelization Ministries seminarians/staff, Washington, D.C., February 8, 2017.

  • Fr. Witczak gave a presentation

    Rev. Michael Witczak, SLD, Associate Professor of Liturgical Studies and Sacramental Theology in the School of Theology and Religious Studies, gave a presentation at Jesus the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Owings, MD, on Saturday, February 11, 2017, entitled "Ministering the Presence of Christ."

Recent Events

  • Kelley D.Min. Presentation

    Kathleen Kelley, a Doctor of Ministry student in the Pastoral Care & Counseling program, successfully presented her treatise on Friday, December 9th. The project, titled "A Catechetical Program for Roman Catholics in Twelve-Step Recovery," was directed by Msgr. Stephen Rossetti.

  • Jan Dolny Defended His Dissertation

    STD Candidate Jan Dolny successfully defended his dissertation, "The Relationship between the Development of Doctrine and the Papal Office according to John Henry Newman and Vladimir Sergeyevich Soloviev". Dolny is a Systematics student and was directed by Rev. John Ford, C.S.C.

  • Daniel McClain Defense

    Daniel McClain, doctoral candidate in Historical and Systematic Theology, successfully defended his dissertation on December 5, 2016. The dissertation, entitled "An Hexameral Reading of Bonaventure's Breviloquium," was directed by Dr. Joshua Benson.

ATS Accreditation

The School of Theology and Religious Studies is receiving a renewal accreditation evaluation committee from the Association of Theological Schools March 20 -23, 2017. We invite comments in writing to be submitted by email to the Dean at and/or to the director of the ATS Self-Study, Rev. Dr. Michael Witczak at as well as the Senior Director for Accreditation and Institutional Evaluation Dr. Lester Ruiz at

Job Postings

-Catholic Daughters of the Americas Chair in American Church History


 Humanae Vitae

A statement signed by hundreds of Catholic scholars affirming the Church's teaching on the gift of sexuality, and information on the future conference: “Healing the Wounds in Human Sexuality and Marriage by Embracing God’s Vision for Love and Marriage: A Fiftieth Year Anniversary Symposium on Humanae Vitae (1968-2018).”

Upcoming Events

Dean's Corner

A Message from STRS Dean Very Rev. Mark Morozowich S.E.O.D. 

Welcome to the website of CUA’s School of Theology and Religious Studies!  Whether you are a current student, a prospective applicant, or simply a visitor, I hope you will find here what you are looking for, and be excited to learn more about our great school and the opportunities it offers!


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