Basilica during Cardinal Fest 2021

Light the Way: The Campaign for Catholic UniversityExtended through 2023 with $500M goal

The Catholic University of America will extend Light the Way: The Campaign for Catholic University through 2023 with a new goal of $500 million.

People light candles on the University Mall in front of Gibbons Hall

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Our community members of all stripes have united in support of a bright new future for Catholic University. Together, we will shine brightly.

Fatima on the University Mall in front of McMahon Hall

Cardinal Weekend 2021Virtual Activities

Participate in Cardinal Weekend from afar! Join a virtual tour of campus or download a printable race bib for the virtual 5K and fun run.

Upcoming Events

Celebrate Catholic University with us! Join us for these upcoming events:

Oct 21

Cardinal Craft | NYC Brewery Tour

Brooklyn Brewery - Brooklyn, NY

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Oct 26

Cardinal Craft | Boston Brewery Tour

Turtle Swamp Brewing - Jamaica Plain, MA

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Oct 27

Cardinal Craft | Philadelphia Brewery Tour

Dock Street Brewery South - Philadelphia, PA

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Oct 28

Cardinal Craft | DC Metro Brewery Tour

Port City Brewing Company - Alexandria, VA

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Nov 02

All Souls' Day Alumni Mass and Lunch

Caldwell Hall - The Catholic University of America - Washington, DC

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Nov 05

New York Lights the Way

Conrad New York Downtown - New York, NY

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Nov 06

Boston Lights the Way

Boston Marriott Copley Place - Boston, MA

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Our Latest Stories
Campaign extended through 2023 with increased goal of $500M
October 18, 2021
On October 18, The Catholic University of America announced it will extend Light the Way: The Campaign for Catholic University through 2023 with a new goal of $500 million.
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Cardinal Weekend 2021: Virtual Activities
October 15, 2021
Cardinal Weekend 2021 includes two virtual activities: a virtual tour of campus and a virtual 5K and fun run. Participate in them now!
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Cardinal O'Lantern: Halloween Pumpkin Stencils 2021
October 07, 2021
Oh my gourd! This Halloween, light the way with your very own Cardinal O'Lantern! Use our Halloween pumpkin stencils to carve a Catholic University-themed jack o'lantern.
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See our Stories page for more.

National Tour of "Angels Unawares"

Before being installed permanently on the campus of The Catholic University of America, Timothy Schmalz's Angels Unawares sculpture is on a national tour.

Through August 30, the sculpture is on display in Minneapolis. View the sculpture in person in front of the Basilica of Saint Mary.

During September, Angels Unawares will be at the campus Loyola University Chicago for its last tour stop before returning to Catholic University for permanent installation.

 
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