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  • Thursday-Friday, March 26-27

    Registration for Fall 2015 Classes

  • Monday, March 30

    4th Save the Rare Books Golf Tournament

    Benefit Event for the Dominican Theological Library

    Hidden Creek Country Club, Reston, Virginia

  • Monday-Wednesday, March 30-April 1

    Registration for Fall 2015 Classes

  • Thursday, April 2

    Holy Thursday

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Friday, April 3

    Good Friday

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Monday, April 6

    Easter Monday

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Tuesday, April 7

    Administrative Monday - Monday classes held, no Tuesday classes

  • Saturday, April 18

    Fifth Annual Dominican Spring Gala

  • Saturday, April 18

    Symposium: Aquinas on Metaphysics and Morals

    Catholic Center, NYU

  • Wednesday, April 22

    Inaugural Pope Saint John Paul II Lecture

    Archbishop J. Augustine DiNoia, O.P.

  • Monday-Friday, April 27-May 1

    Course Evaluation Week

  • Friday, May 1

    Classes End

  • Monday, May 4

    Reading Day

  • Tuesday-Friday, May 5-8

    Final Exam Week

  • Friday, May 8

    Semester Ends

  • Monday, May 11

    All Grades Due

  • Monday-Friday, May 11-15

    Special Exams Week

  • Friday, May 15

    Commencement

    5 p.m. Priory Chapel

  • Friday, May 23

    Priesthood Ordinations

    St. Dominic Church

    Offices and Library Closed

  • Monday, May 25

    Memorial Day

    Offices and Library Closed

  • Thursday, June 4 - Sunday, June 7

    5th Annual Philosophy Workshop:

    Aquinas and the Philosophy of Nature

    Mount St. Mary College, Newburgh, N.Y.

  • Tuesday, July 7 - Thursday, July 9

    Becoming a Better Confessor:

    Using the Virtues and Vices in the Confessional

    Fourth Annual Summer Conference for Priests

    Basilica of the Assumption, Baltimore

Monday
Mar162015

4th Save the Rare Books Golf Tournament

The Dominican Theological Library, home to over 3,000 rare books, is holding a golf tournament on March 30 (please note new date) to raise funds to reorganize, preserve, and make its collection accessible to the public, and to help improve the theological education of Dominican friars at the Dominican House of Studies. The event includes Mass, breakfast, and the tournament, and concludes with awards and a BBQ lunch.

Visit our Save the Rare Books page for more information or to purchase tickets!

Wednesday
Mar112015

The Inaugural Pope Saint John Paul II Lecture

The Inaugural Pope Saint John Paul II Lecture will take place on Wednesday, April 22. The speaker for this lecture is Archbishop J. Augustine DiNoia, O.P., Adjunct Secretary of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith.

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Wednesday
Feb182015

Becoming a Better Confessor - A Conference for Priests

This July, the Thomistic Institute and the Archdiocese of Baltimore are sponsoring a conference for priests.

Principal addresses include:

A Confessor’s Guide to…
Rev. Romanus Cessario, O.P. Charity, Mortal Sin, and Spiritual Life
Rev. Fred Miller Humility, Pride, and Vainglory
Rev. Dominic Legge, O.P. Hope, Despair, Sloth, and Presumption
Rev. Msgr. Charles Pope The Beatitudes in the Confessional
Rev. Basil Cole, O.P. Chastity, Lust, and Taming the Appetites

For more information and to register, visit the Thomistic Institute website or call (202) 495-1170.

Saturday
Oct042014

Dominican Spring Gala on Saturday, April 18

Tickets are now on sale for the 5th Annual Dominican Spring Gala, to be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, 2015, in the cloister of the Dominican House of Studies.

Visit our Gala page for more information or to purchase tickets!

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Friday
Oct032014

Aquinas and the Philosophy of Nature

The 5th Annual Philosophy Workshop, on Aquinas and the Philosophy of Nature, will take place in Newburgh, New York, June 4-7, 2015. This workshop will explore the key principles in Aquinas’ philosophy of nature. How does St. Thomas understand nature and causation? Is his approach compatible with

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Wednesday
Sep242014

Aquinas on Metaphysics and Morals

On Saturday, April 18, the Thomistic Institute will host a symposium on Aquinas on Metaphysics and Morals. The event will be held at The Catholic Center at NYU in New York City.

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Tuesday
Sep232014

Pope Francis Appoints Faculty Member to International Theological Commission

On September 23, 2014, Pope Francis appointed PFIC adjunct faculty member Rev. Thomas Weinandy, O.F.M. Cap., to the International Theological Commission. Originally formed in 1969, this commission is a permanent body in the service of the universal Church that consists of 30 theologians from around the world, each of whom serves sequential terms of five years. The secretary of the Commission is the prefect of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith. The International Theological Commission is asked to prepare studies of important and difficult

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Monday
Sep152014

Thomistic Circles: Vatican II in the 21st Century

On October 3-4, 2014, in Washington, D.C., the Thomistic Institute presented a theological symposium on “Vatican II in the 21st Century.”

Audio of these lectures is now available.

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Tuesday
Jun102014

Resources for Past Events

Miss an event or lecture at the PFIC? Check here for available text, audio, and video files. Selected Thomistic Institute lectures are free of charge on iTunes.

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Wednesday
Mar192014

New Master of Arts in Thomistic Studies Degree

The Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception has introduced a new Master of Arts degree with a specialization in Thomistic Studies. The M.A. in Thomistic Studies specializes in the study of the theological synthesis of St. Thomas Aquinas. This 36 credit-hour program is offered exclusively during the summer. The degree can be acquired over the course of four consecutive summers, with the possibility of a fifth summer for thesis development and defense. Students take two three-week courses every summer for four credits each.

Students receive an intensive formation in Aquinas’s texts and ideas, with

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Wednesday
Nov202013

PFIC Reinstitutes Doctorate in Sacred Theology (S.T.D.)

The Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies is pleased to announce the reinstitution of its doctoral program. The PFIC now offers a terminal degree in theology, the Doctorate in Sacred Theology (S.T.D.), whose candidates pursue course work and research in Thomistic studies.

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