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  • Summer Schedule

    Monday - Friday

    7:30am Mass & Morning Prayer
    12:00pm Rosary & Midday Prayer
    5:30pm Office of Readings & Evening Prayer
    8:00pm Compline (Monday - Thursday)
  • Saturday

    8:00am Mass with Morning Prayer
    12:00pm Office of Readings & Midday Prayer
    5:20pm Rosary
    5:40pm Evening Prayer
  • Sunday

    8:30am Office of Readings & Morning Prayer
    11:15am Mass
    5:20pm Rosary
    5:40pm Evening Prayer
    9:00pm Compline
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  • Monday, May 29

    Memorial Day

    Offices and Library Closed

  • Tuesday, May 30

    Summer Session Begins

  • Monday, August 28

    Classes Begin and Library Opens

    3:15 PM - New Student Orientation, Aquin Hall

    5 PM - Opening Mass of the Holy Spirit, DHS Chapel

  • Monday, September 4

    Labor Day

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Friday, September 8

    Last Day to Add or Drop Courses

  • Monday, October 9

    Columbus Day

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Tuesday, October 10

    Administrative Monday (Monday Classes Held, No Tuesday Classes)

  • Friday, October 13

    Midterm:

    Last Day to Submit Work for Incompletes from the Previous Semester

    Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with 50% Refund

Friday
May122017

2017 Graduates of the Pontifical Faculty

Master of Arts

Sr. Mary Rose Beck, S.V.

Mr. Patrick JonesM

Mrs. Catherine O’BrienL

Master of Divinity

Bonaventure Chapman, O.P.S

Gabriel Cillo, M.I.C.L

Timothy Danaher, O.P.M

Luke Hoyt, O.P.M

Jacob Bertrand Janczyk, O.P.M

Joachim Kenney, O.P.L

Edmund McCullough, O.P.M

Alan Piper, O.P.M

Bachelor of Sacred Theology

Aquinas Beale, O.P.S

Justin Bolger, O.P.M

Leo Camaruti, O.P.M

Gabriel Cillo, M.I.C.

Timothy Danaher, O.P.M

Pier Giorgio Dengler, O.P.L

Peter Gautsch, O.P.S

Joseph Hagan, O.P.M

Joachim Kenney, O.P.L

Adamo ManfraS

Mannes Matous, O.P.S

Licentiate in Sacred Theology

John-Mark Igboalisi, O.P.M

Jacob Bertrand Janczyk, O.P.S

Louis Bertrand Lemoine, O.P.M

Lawrence Lew, O.P.S

Colm Mannion, O.P.L

Athanasius Murphy O.P.*M

Gregory Pine, O.P.S

Alan Piper, O.P.S

Samuel UzoukwuM

Michael Weibley, O.P.M

*graduating in absentia; degree conferred on Dec. 21, 2016

Honors

S - Summa cum laude

M - Magna cum laude

L - Cum laude

 

Friday
Mar102017

Mercy U Lay Theology Institute

Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Potomac, Maryland, in partnership with the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception, has created MercyU. This program is for laity who want to intellectually deepen their knowledge of the Faith through study in the Thomistic tradition.

The goal is to equip laity to engage the world with reason informed by the teachings of the Catholic Church. Classes take place at Our Lady of Mercy, last for four weeks each, and are taught by members of the Pontifical Faculty.

Classes for Fall 2017-Spring 2018 include:

In the Beginning Was the Word: The Gospel of John - Dr. Jody Lewis

The Masterworks of God: The Sacraments - Dr. Greg LaNave

The Beauty of the Faith: Christian Art in Theology - Dr. Jem Sullivan

Spiritual Theology - Fr. Basil Cole, O.P.

For more information or to register, visit the Mercy U Lay Theology Institute website or contact Anna LaNave at alanave@mercyu.org or (301) 365-1415 ext 122.

Friday
Feb242017

Winter 2017 Newsletter

The winter 2017 edition of our newsletter, Faith & Reason, is now available online! In this issue, we highlight how lay professor Dr. Jem Sullivan, through the EWTN documentary The Beauty of Faith, focuses on the role of art and beauty in communicating the faith. You can also read about how our Dominican professors are defining authentic Thomism, and how alumnus Fr. Nicanor Austriaco, O.P., harmonizes faith and science.

Click here to read online. If you’d prefer to receive a printed copy, contact our Advancement Office by email or at (202) 495-3828.

 

Monday
Dec122016

Faculty News

Dean Fr. Thomas Petri, O.P., appeared on EWTN’s The World Over with Raymond Arroyo to discuss the Marian apparitions at Fatima.

Fr. Petri commented on the news that some Catholic psychiatric institutions in Belgium will allow euthanasia.

Fr. Basil Cole, O.P., spoke at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception’s Lenten Reflection Series, in a lecture entitled, “The Rosary: Boring, Filled with Distractions and Very Dry. Therefore, Why Continue to Pray It?

Most Rev. Robert Barron, auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles, has praised The Incarnate Lord: A Thomistic Study in Christology, the latest book by Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P. Bishop Barron calls Fr. White “one the brightest of a new generation of Thomas interpreters.” The Bishop has also released a video on this subject, and made the book the subject of a Word on Fire podcast on April 5.

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Thursday
Dec012016

Alumni News

Alumni: if you’d like to share news, such as an article, interview, or publication, please email the Advancement Office

Remembering God’s Mercy, by Dr. Dawn Eden Goldstein (MA ‘10, STB ‘13, STL ‘14), recently won first place in the Inspirational category of the 2017 “Excellence in Publishing Awards” bestowed by the Association of Catholic Publishers. It was recently announced that Dr. Goldstein will join the On Campus faculty at Holy Apostles College & Seminary.

On May 27, Fr. Peter Stravinskas (STL ‘88) observes 40 years of priesthood. He recently reflected on the changes he’s seen in four decades in an article for Catholic World Report.

Fr. Pius Pietrzyk, O.P, one of the Republican members of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), addresses calls to defund that organization. Fr.

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Friday
Sep302016

Thomistic Institute Events

The Thomistic Institute is sponsoring dozens of events this spring. Many of these are hosted by local chapters of the Thomistic Institute on Campus, made up of graduate and undergraduate students who invite Catholic speakers to campus to speak on philosophical and theological subjects from a Catholic point of view. Campuses with spring events include Baylor, Brown, Columbia, Duke, Harvard, MIT, NYU, Rutgers, UC Berkeley, UVA, Vanderbilt and Yale. Visit the Thomistic Institute’s website for the full schedule of events, as well as to register.

Thursday
Jun092016

Fr. White's "The Incarnate Lord" Named Best Theology Book of 2015 by Catholic Press Association

The Incarnate Lord: A Thomistic Study in Christology, by Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P., has won the annual Catholic Press Association award for best theology book of 2015. The book was published by The Catholic University of America Press and is volume 5 in their Thomistic Ressourcement series.

Wednesday
Jun012016

Resources for Past Events

Did you miss an event or lecture at the PFIC? Check this space for available text, audio, and video files. Selected Thomistic Institute lectures are available free of charge on iTunes and SoundCloud.

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