Catholic Studies Alumni Resources

When you are a part of St. Thomas Catholic Studies, you are part of a joyful community that, together, engages in academic, spiritual and social pursuits long after graduation. As an alumnus, we hope you'll continue to take advantage of the resources we offer and participate in special events throughout the year.

Upcoming  Activities

2017-18 Highlights

March 13, 2018: Thought and Culture lecture, hosted by Catholic Studies graduate program

June 21, 2018: Ryan Institute's Building Institutions for the Common Good: The Purpose and Practice of Business in an Inclusive Economy (Call for papers)

October 20, 2018: Catholic Studies 25th Anniversary Celebration (tickets available beginning late spring 2018)

Other Catholic Studies events

Stay connected

  • Contact Jessica Zittlow Aleman, CSMA '13 ( associate director of the Center for Catholic Studies, for more information about additional Catholic Studies alumni volunteering opportunities
    • Learn more by visiting The Quad, the St. Thomas alumni association portal
  • Make a gift to Catholic Studies
    • Participate in the Tommie Give Day on November 14 and designate your gift to "Catholic Studies scholarships" to help make a Catholic Studies degree possible for a next generation of students!

In the community

Newman on Tap

Established by CSMA alumnus Ron Snyder, Newman on Tap is a reading group of Catholic Studies alumni and friends dedicated to discussing the sermons and Blessed John Henry Newman in a fun and relaxed setting. Contact Ron at to learn about upcoming gatherings or to get on the mailing list.

Well-Read Mom

Founded by a parent of Catholic Studies students and alumna, Well-Read Mom has hundreds of groups in more than 40 states and 10 countries that provide a place for women, after college or in whatever state of life, to keep exploring good, challenging "stuff" of literature, philosphy, and thelology. Find a group near you.

The Roccasecca Project

A cultural apostolate under the patronage of St. Thomas Aquinas, The Roccasecca Project was established by University of St. Thomas alumni supporting ongoing opportunities for spiritual and intellectual formation in the Catholic intellectual tradition.

The Mezzo Consortium

A monthly creative writing group for Catholics interested in growing as writers of fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction, which is run by CSMA alumnus Christopher Damian. Interested in participating? Email Chris at Please include a writing sample in your email, if available.