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Students study in a library

The Value of Liberal Arts in the Preparation of Teachers

The liberal arts help students develop a love of learning, an appreciation for the human mind and spirit, and the ability to discern what is true – all of which are ideal qualities in a preservice teacher.

Dr. Rod Jonas
Oct 19, 2021
The Golden Gate Bridge at sunrise

Receiving the Promise

Jesus has come for you, the same Jesus who healed anyone who approached Him in faith. He sees you. He loves you. Open your heart and receive the promise.

Sr. Bethany Madonna, SV
Sep 16, 2021
Pedestrians and bicyclists

Common Grace and the Common Good

Guiding business students to view their careers through the lens of Catholic Social Teaching assists in forming them to see how business can be used as a force for good.

Dr. Karel Sovak
Jun 24, 2021
A stethoscope

The Renewal of Catholic Health Sciences Education

How can students be formed as healthcare providers with a solid foundation in Catholic Social Teaching within the limits and opportunities of a secular curricular framework?

Dr. Mary Dockter
May 13, 2021
Students studying together outside

Catholic Secondary Education in an Apostolic Age

The New Evangelization - new in ardor, methods, and expression - provides Catholic schools with a framework for entering into an apostolic mode of engagement proper to our age.

Rev. Jared Johnson
May 6, 2021
A confessional

Sealing Confession: A Theological Justification for Keeping a Lid on It

Recent political challenges to the seal of confession have called into question the role of the sacrament of Reconciliation in the life of the Catholic faith.

Dr. Michael J. Morris
Dr. Jared Schumacher
Apr 22, 2021
Two business students studying notes

Building Culture and Institutionalizing Mission-Driven Business Education

If we are serious about the Catholic mission and identity of business education, we must evaluate how its commitments are operationalized, especially amongst the teaching faculty.

Dr. Michael J. Naughton
Apr 22, 2021
Versailles, France

Engaging the Enlightenment: A Symposium

What is the Enlightenment, and how does it relate to Christianity? Drs. Blum and Stuart explore the Enlightenment and its implications for Christian thought and culture.

Dr. Christopher Blum
Dr. Joseph T. Stuart
Apr 15, 2021
Flowers in the desert

Against Euthanasia

Christ's Passion teaches us that suffering and death have meaning and that God values life in all its possibilities and conclusions.

Dr. Christopher Kolker
Apr 15, 2021
University students studying

The State of Business Education at Catholic Universities

Few Catholic universities integrate a Catholic vision into their business programs, and few theologians have engaged questions of business.

Dr. Michael J. Naughton
Apr 15, 2021