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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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After Darwin, Aquinas: Creation and the Sciences of Nature

Dr. William E. Carroll, Thomas Aquinas Fellow in Theology and Science at Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford, speaks on three consecutive Tuesday evenings at the Catholic Center at NYU.

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Tickets Available for Spring Gala on April 26

Save the Date for the 4th Annual Dominican Spring Gala, to be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014.

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Fr. Petri Preaches at St. Thomas Aquinas Mass

Rev. Thomas Petri, O.P., Vice President and Academic Dean of the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception, gave the homily at The Catholic University of America’s St. Thomas Aquinas Mass, held in the Great Upper Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Tuesday, January 28, the patronal feast of St. Thomas Aquinas.

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St. Francis of Assisi and the Western Tradition

On Friday and Saturday, April 25-26, 2014, the Thomistic Institute, along with First Things and a grant from the Chiaroscuro Foundation, present a conference on St. Francis of Assisi and the Western Tradition. It will be held at

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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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Aquinas on God: June 2014 Philosophical Workshop

Is it possible to speak philosophically about God, and if so, how? How does Thomist philosophy address the metaphysics of creation and divine providence? How does metaphysical knowledge of God relate to philosophical ethics?

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Annual Conference for Diocesan Priests

The Thomistic Institute is pleased to offer this third annual conference for diocesan priests. Guided by the wisdom of the Thomistic tradition, the conference will consist of practical talks and roundtable discussions on issues of immediate relevance to the life of contemporary priests. Led by an impressive cadre of experienced and knowledgeable speakers, and set in a comfortable fraternal atmosphere, with meals together, it will offer ample time for prayer, rest, and recreation.

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