Luchando Cantando: Advent Hope for Trying Times
A gift of comfort, challenge and esperanza from the Hispanic Theology and Ministry Program of Catholic Theological Union.
CTU celebrated the promotions of Melody Layton McMahon to Professor of Theological Research and Bibliography and vanThanh Nguyen, SVD to Professor of New Testament Studies on October 30, 2016.
CTU alumna Sr. Luma Khudher, OP, gives a firsthand account of “The Situation of Christians in Iraq: Struggle and Hope.” Though Christians in Iraq are considered to be one of the oldest continuous Christian communities in the world, reports note that hundreds of ancient Christian churches and places of worship have been destroyed by the self-proclaimed Islamic State throughout Iraq and Syria. Millions have been forced to flee as refugees, and entire groups have been killed. Large Christian communities have also been emptied, putting an end to thousands of years of history.
Fr. Benigno Beltran, SVD, delivers the lecture "The Global Call of Religious Life in Asia” at the Global Call of Religious Life Conference, sponsored by the Center for the Study of Consecrated Life (CSCL) at Catholic Theological Union. Learn more about the Center: http://www.ctu.edu/consecratedlife. Recorded October 17, 2016.
We are grateful to Conrad N. Hilton Foundation for their generous support of our events in this Year of Consecrated Life!
Sr. Sharon L. Holland, IHM, receives a Honorary Doctorate in Ministry from Catholic Theological Union, and delivers her speech at the 48th Annual Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, May 12th.
Sr. Christa Kathlene Castillas Parra IBVM was selected by her peers to be the Representative of the Graduates at Catholic Theological Union's 48th Annual Commencement Ceremony, held May 12, 2016. She delivers her powerful speech in this video.
Rev. James F. Keenan, SJ, receives a Honorary Doctorate in Theology from Catholic Theological Union, and delivers his speech at the 48th Annual Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, May 12th.
On April 27, 2016, at the annual Blessed are the Peacemakers Trustee Dinner, Carole Segal was awarded with the Diakonia service award. Chicagoan Carole Segal has committed herself in an extraordinary way to building bridges of understanding among the Abrahamic faiths. She is a Charter Member of the Bernardin Center Advisory Board and a longstanding friend to CTU. Mrs. Segal is also a devoted advocate of just immigration policies. Click here to read a transcript of Carole Segal's remarks.