Support Us
Follow Us
Join Our Mailing List

Horarium
  • Monday - Friday

    7:00am Mass & Morning Prayer
    12:00pm Rosary
    12:15pm Midday Prayer
    5:30pm Office of Readings / Evening Prayer
    9:00pm Night Prayer (except Friday)
  • Saturday

    8:00am Mass & 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 Night Prayer
Twitter
Calendar
  • Thursday, April 17

    Holy Thursday

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Friday, April 18

    Good Friday

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Monday, April 21

    Easter Monday

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Tuesday-Wednesday, April 22-23

    Reading Days - No classes

    No Classes; Offices and Library Open

  • Friday-Saturday, April 25-26

    St. Francis of Assisi and the Western Tradition

    Thomistic Institute Conference at NYU Catholic Center

  • Saturday, April 26

    6:30 p.m. Fourth Annual Dominican Spring Gala

  • Monday-Friday, April 28-May 2

    Course Evaluation Week

  • Friday, May 2

    Classes End

  • Monday, May 5

    Reading Day

  • Tuesday-Friday, May 6-9

    Final Exam Week

  • Friday, May 9

    Semester Ends

  • Monday, May 12

    All Grades Due

  • Monday-Friday, May 12-16

    Special Exam Week

  • Friday, May 16

    Commencement

  • Friday, May 23

    Priesthood Ordinations

    Offices and Library Closed

  • Monday, May 26

    Memorial Day

    Offices and Library Closed

  • Tuesday, May 27

    Summer Session Begins

  • Monday, June 2

    Classes Begin

  • Friday, July 4

    Independence Day

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Friday, July 25

    Summer Session Ends

  • Monday, July 28

    All Grades Due (3:00 PM)

  • August 1-22

    No Public Hours for Library

  • Saturday, August 23

    9:30am - New Student Orientation

    Library Opens

  • Monday, August 25

    Classes Begin

    5 p.m. - Opening Mass of the Holy Spirit

  • Monday, September 1

    Labor Day

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

Thursday
Jan232014

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.

Fr. Petri’s homily detailed the stunning amount of Aquinas’ academic output, but noted that it had a higher purpose. “St. Thomas would argue,” said Fr. Petri, “That knowledge and its pursuit is for its own sake leads us closer to truth. And Truth is real; it can be found. It calls to us wanting to be known…St. Thomas understood that this is for one single reason: God is truth. Truth, it turns out, is a person, a Divine Person.”

Very Rev. John A. Langlois, O.P., President of the PFIC, was the principal celebrant of the Mass, which opened the spring semester at The Catholic University of America and celebrates National Catholic Schools Week. The Mass was attended by about 1,000 people, including students from CUA, the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception, Archbishop Carroll High School, DeMatha Catholic High School, and St. Anthony Catholic School. The Mass was broadcast on the Eternal Word Television Network.

More information is available on the CUA website.. You may also view or read Fr. Petri’s homily.

PrintView Printer Friendly Version

EmailEmail Article to Friend