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Welcome to the School of Theology
and Religious Studies


  • Dr. Grabowski Plenary Address

    Last Friday (July 22) Dr. Grabowski gave a plenary address at the Courage Conference which was held on CUA's campus entitled "Create in Me a Clean Heart: The Perils of Pornography." The presentation discussed and amplified ideas in the recent pastoral statement of the USCCB on the moral evil of pornography, its impact on persons and society, and how the Christian community is called to respond to pornography use or addiction among its members.

  • Dr. Grabowski Presentation

    Dr. Grabowski gave a presentation at Symposium "Hope, Help, and Healing: A Catholic Response to Domestic Violence" meeting on our campus. The presentation was entitled "Church Teaching on Marriage, Domestic Abuse and Violence." It provided an overview of resources in scripture and catholic tradition to understand the moral evil of domestic violence and the way these resources are being brought to bear on it in recent magisterial teaching.

  • Dr. Jones Paper Presentation

    Dr. Charles B. Jones presented the paper, “Master Sheng-yen’s Pure Land Teachings: Synthesizing the Traditional and the Modern” at the 6th International Sheng Yen Buddhist Conference “Chinese Buddhism and Master Sheng Yen in the Contexts of Modernity and the Buddhist Historical Imagination” in Taipei, Taiwan July 1, 2016.

  • Dr. Grabowski Presentation

    On June 25 Dr. Grabowski gave a presentation to Archbishop Chaput and the Pastoral Council of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia on the topic of "Emerging Challenges to Marriage and the Family." The presentation examined the impact of the Industrial Revolution, the Sexual revolution, and the explosion of technology on marriage as well as specific challenges and opportunities facing the Church in its ministry to couples and families

  • International Theological Dialogue

    Msgr. Michael Clay and Fr. Michael Witczak both participated in the fourth session of the fifth phase of the Disciples of Christ-Roman Catholic International Commission for Dialogue. Click above for more details.

Recent Events

  • STRS Proudly Graduates 64 Students

    On Saturday, May 14th, the School of Theology and Religious Studies distributed degrees to 64 of its undergraduate and graduate students.

  • Wise Defense

    Mr. Joshua Wise presented his dissertation on Thursday, April 28th. His dissertation titled, "The Role of Hell in Various Universalistic Theologies with Special Reference to the Theology of George MacDonald".

  • Saarinen Defense

    Mr. Tapani Saarinen successfully defended his dissertation on Wednesday, April 27th. His dissertation is titled, "The Christian, the Church, and Causes of War: A Systematic Analysis of the World Council of Churches’ Ecumenical Call to Just Peace".

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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