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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.



Jun 07, 2013

On May 10 CTU faculty, staff, students, board members, life trustees, and alumni gathered to celebrate the retirement of Fr. Don Senior, CP.  Guests offered testimonials in honor of Fr. Senior at the picnic lunch.  In recognition of his presidency, South Cornell Avenue between 53rd and 54th Streets has been named "Fr. Donald Senior, CP Honorary Way."


May 24, 2013

CTU celebrated the graduating class of 2013 at the 45th Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, May 16 at the K.A.M Isaiah Israel Congregation.  At the ceremony, CTU recognized the theological, ministerial, and civic contributions made by Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory, Sister Anita Price Baird, DHM, and Martin J. Koldyke.

May 24, 2013

The end-of-year liturgy is an especially beautiful and poignant one, as we pray with and wish our graduating students well as they leave CTU and transition to new ministries and work.

May 01, 2013

Catholic Theological Union was pleased to confer its 2013 Blessed are the Peacemakers Award on Mary McAleese, Eighth President of Ireland, for her efforts in promoting reconciliation in the North and South of Ireland.

On April 17, over 400 guests gathered at the Hilton Chicago for the annual Blessed are the Peacemakers dinner to celebrate the esteemed 2013 recipient.

CTU also inaugurated a special recognition award for outstanding local leaders who have given exemplary service to our community. Diakonia is the Greek word for service used in the New Testament. The first recipient of the Diakonia Award was James J. O'Connor for his extraordinary leadership of the Big Shoulders Fund, which provides support to the Catholic schools in the neediest areas of inner city Chicago.

Mary McAleese spoke to CTU students during a community forum.  Click here to view her remarks.