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Feb 18, 2015

Part Mardi Gras party, part potluck and talent show, Taste of CTU is a beloved tradition to celebrate the many cultures and countries of origin of the CTU community. Students, faculty, and staff gather to share their heritage with each other through cuisine, song, and dance.






Feb 16, 2015

Nearly 300 people gathered this past week to celebrate the inauguration of the Center for the Study of Consecrated Life at CTU. The afternoon and evening included two presentations (Fr. Bob Schreiter, CPPS, “Re-Imagining Consecrated Life in a Changing World” and Sr. Maria Cimperman, RSCJ, “Hope Encounters: Consecrated Life For Our Time”), sharing with one another in small and large group conversation, a beautiful evening prayer, and a blessing of the Center and Director Sr. Maria Cimperman. Learn more about this newest Center here.



Feb 16, 2015

We were pleased to welcome Fr. Eddie De León, CMF, for our February 15 Sunday at CTU. Fr. Eddie is a CTU alumnus and a member of the Board of Trustees. He currently serves at Assistant Chaplain at the St. Thomas More Catholic Chapel at Yale University. Fr. Eddie's lecture on "A Preaching Project for the Global Church" was followed by Mass celebrated by CTU faculty member Fr. Robin Ryan, CP.


Nov 03, 2014

The Oscar Romero Scholars Program is proud to celebrate its 20th anniversary! The Romero Program prepares Hispanic and Latino(a) lay men and women to be pastoral leaders in the Archdiocese of Chicago. At its Del Corazón a la Mesa celebration, the Romero Program honored two champions of the Hispanic and Latino(a) Catholic community in Chicago: Fr. Donald Headley received the Archbishop Oscaro Romero Award, and José Castillo, MAPS 2007, received the Miguel Arias Distinguished Alumni Award.



Oct 27, 2014

Nearly 200 people gathered to hear Dr. Regina Wentzel Wolfe speak on "Caring and Cared For: Responding to Dementia" as part of the Sunday at CTU Lecture and Liturgy series. Gina is CTU's Acting Academic Dean and Associate Professor of Theological Ethics. Her lecture was followed by Mass, celebrated by Fr. Thomas Nairn, OFM, Senior Director of Ethics for the Catholic Health Association.



Sep 11, 2014

September 10 was a busy day at Catholic Theological Union! Faculty, staff, students, and alumni gathered to celebrate the Mass of the Holy Spirit to mark the beginning of the academic year. CTU alumni also enjoyed good conversation and fellowship during the Alumni Reunion. Faculty member Sr. Dianne Bergant, CSA, led the alumni in reflection on "Gospel Living" based on Pope Francis' recent exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium.



Sep 10, 2014

We began this year's Sunday at CTU Lecture and Liturgy series on September 7. Fr. Edward Udovic, CM, spoke on "What Halos Often Hide: A Case Study of St. Vincent de Paul." Fr. Ed is a member of the CTU Board of Trustees and is the Senior Executive for University Mission at DePaul University.



Jun 18, 2014

Pictured below (from top left to right) are: David Bowles, Corrine Agren, Andrew Cirillo; (from bottom left to right): Jamie Briceno and Alison McCrary, CSJ. Not pictured: Cindy Langlois, IBVM, Cait Phipps, John Uhal, Ali Kenny and Melissa Carnall.  To read the reflection of Alison McCrary, CSJ (pictured at right), on her experience as a Leadership in Ministry scholar, please click on the link below. 

Alison's Reflection

Oct 31, 2013

More than 400 guests attended the inauguration of President Mark Francis, CSV, on Sunday, October 27, at the beautiful and historic KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation in Hyde Park.



Aug 27, 2013

On June 23, nearly 300 CTU donors and friends were present for the Fr. Donald Senior, CP, Mass of Thanksgiving and reception. At this time, Fr. Kurt Hartrich, OFM, named the atrium in CTU's Academic and Conference Center The Rev. Donald Senior, CP, Atrium. Guests enjoyed food, drinks and music to commemorate this momentous occasion in the life of CTU and Fr. Senior's leadership. Over $100,000 was raised this spring benefitting the Rev. Donald Senior, CP Scholarship Fund.