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  • Msgr. Clay Attends Evangelization Conference for Academic Centers in Rome

    Msgr. Michael Clay, clinical associate professor and associate dean of seminary and ministerial programs in STRS, represented the school at an international meeting of 17 academic centers offering degrees in evangelization sponsored by the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization (PCPNE) on April 26-27. The meeting was the first of its kind held by the relatively new Council to understand how schools are training future leaders in evangelization and to explore specific issues of interest to the Council. Msgr. Clay, director of the evangelization concentration in the Doctor of Ministry degree program, provided an overview of the program which generated a lot of interest by the other academic centers and the PCPNE leaders.

  • Msgr. Stephen J. Rossetti gives workshop in China

    Msgr. Stephen J. Rossetti, research associate professor in STRS, was invited and gave two workshops in China April 18-27. He first gave a four-day workshop to forty women religious and priests engaged in formation work. This was in the Hebei Province, near Beijing. He then traveled to Jinan, capitol of the Shandong Province, to give a two day workshop to 20 Catholic bishops. Both workshops were on the subject of human formation and celibate sexuality. The Church in China is desirous of increasing its human formation for both priests and religious. The workshops were a great success and Msgr Rossetti was invited to return.

  • Dr. Miller on the Road

    Dr. Robert Miller is presenting several seminars while a Beaufort Overseas Visiting Scholar at St. John’s College, Cambridge, this spring. On Wednesday, May 3, he presented “Reconsidering the Kenite Hypothesis” in the Faculty of Divinity of Cambridge University. On Wednesday May 24 he will deliver the address, “Yahweh Comes from the South Revisited,” jointly sponsored by the Palestine Exploration Society and Kings College London. Monday, June 5, he will present “Yahweh's Southern Origins in the Light of the Archaeology of Midianite Religion” to the Oxford University Old Testament Seminar.

  • Goines Defense

    Beverly Goines, a Doctoral student in the Religion and Culture area, successfully defended her dissertation Tuesday, April 25th. Dr. William Dinges directed the defense, which is titled, "The Ecumenical Vision of the Black Church in the Theologies of Thomas Hoyt, Frederick Ware and Kortright Davis".

  • Niyitegeka Defense

    Cyprien Niyitegeka, a Doctoral student in the Spirituality area, successfully defended his dissertation on Friday, April 21st. Rev. Raymond Studzinski directed the defense, which is titled, "The Metaphor of the Face in Therese of Liseux from the Philosophical Perspective of Emmanuel Levinas: Creating a Model for Contemporary Mission Spirituality".

 

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  • Goines Defense

    Beverly Goines, a Doctoral student in the Religion and Culture area, successfully defended her dissertation Tuesday, April 25th. Dr. William Dinges directed the defense, which is titled, "The Ecumenical Vision of the Black Church in the Theologies of Thomas Hoyt, Frederick Ware and Kortright Davis".

  • Niyitegeka Defense

    Cyprien Niyitegeka, a Doctoral student in the Spirituality area, successfully defended his dissertation on Friday, April 21st. Rev. Raymond Studzinski directed the defense, which is titled, "The Metaphor of the Face in Therese of Liseux from the Philosophical Perspective of Emmanuel Levinas: Creating a Model for Contemporary Mission Spirituality".

  • Stravitsch Presentation

    Christopher Stravitsch, a doctor of Ministry student in the Spirituality area, successfully presented his Treatise on Friday, April 21st. Susan Timoney directed the presentation, which is titled, "Marriage and the Spiritual Life: Deepening Marital Love through Ignatian Prayerful Conversations".

 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).”




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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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