Dr. Michael Naughton, a St. Thomas faculty member since 1991, has been named director of the Center for Catholic Studies and also will hold the Koch Chair in Catholic Studies.
What exactly is "The Entrepreneurial Vision of the Economy of Communion"?
The late Seamus Heaney is recognized as Ireland’s pre-eminent modern poet.
Along the way, this young political scientist and church historian has emerged as a trusted resource for reporters the world over.
The conference, held Feb. 26-28, will be on “Prosperity, Poverty and the Purpose of Business: Rediscovering Integral Human Development in the Catholic Social Tradition.”
Michael Naughton, Ph.D., interim director of the Center for Catholic Studies at the University of St. Thomas, received the Monika K. Hellwig Award for “exceptional work as a scholar and commitment to advance Catholic social thought for the common good.”
I was able to spend summer 2013 as a medical volunteer in Lima, Peru because of recent bridges formed between the Center for Catholic Studies and the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae, a community of consecrated lay...
After 21 years of Catholic Studies, the visionary founder of the Center, Dr. Don Briel, has decided to retire. While the departure of any founder is unsettling, Briel has prepared for this transition so the Cen...
Joseph Grodahl Biever put off the bar exam to be the first intern to work with the Caritas in Veritate Foundation, an organization that provides research support for the Catholic voice in Geneva.
This edition of Professional Notes features faculty Elizabeth Burr, Thomas Bushlack, Thomas Hickson, Robert Kennedy, Lisa Lamb, Jeni McDermott, Jennifer McGuire, Professor Emeritus Father David Smith, John Spry, Kevin Theissen, AnnMarie Thomas, Kim Vrudny, Christian Washburn and John Wendt; staff Margaret Cahill, Vern Klobassa and Eric Stevens; and students Francesca Bernardi, Cassandra Clark, Jacob Frahm, Michael Kolles and April Terres.
Cardinal Turkson Cancels Visit to Nov. 5-7 Faith and Farming Symposium to Work on Vatican’s Response to Ebola Crisis
The cardinal, a native of Ghana, was called on by Pope Francis to work on the crisis. The Nov. 5-7 symposium will continue as planned and a Vatican official will deliver Turkson’s prepared remarks.
The speaker, historian Irene Whelan, is associate professor of history and director of Irish studies at Manhattanville College.
Cardinal Peter Turkson, who is drafting a papal encyclical on the environment, will participate in the Nov. 5-7 event.
Adjuncts vote “no” in this week’s headlines.
Catholic Studies is particularly well suited to serve the mission of Catholic schools.
Four students share their stories
In fall 2010, this magazine profiled seven incoming freshmen with a story to tell. We find out how things have changed as they prepare for a world of opportunities.
Dr. Erika Kidd is the professor of record this spring in “The Pursuit of Happiness,” a first-year course, and “The Catholic Vision,” a third-year course, but students may well hear from a few others – great thinkers such as St. Augustine, Boethius, Flannery O’Connor, Simone Weil, Aristotle and Evelyn Waugh, for example, and for good measure the Scriptures.
Dr. Don J. Briel, director of the Center for Catholic Studies at St. Thomas and holder of the Koch Chair in Catholic Studies since 1996, will retire Aug. 31.
Our experts weigh in on slow-melting snow, the escalating price of limes and a football walkout in this week’s headlines.
James Callahan and David Jenkins will be performing on the university’s Gabriel Kney pipe organ.
Tommie entrepreneurs are making their mark, and the Seahawks take a Tommie to the Super Bowl.
Three Catholic Studies graduate students reflect on what drew them to the program and how their course of study has influenced their lives.
Six current undergraduate students are asked to reflect on their academic courses and to answer the question: “Why is a Catholic Studies degree ‘More Than a Minor Advantage?’”
The Benedict XVI Institute was a joint project of the Center for Catholic Studies and Caritas in Veritate International