Rendering of the Angels Unawares plaza

A permanent home for "Angels Unawares"Jacqueline Mars pledges $1.25M

Mars helps to create a destination for the University community and pilgrims to the nearby Basilica.

Basilica lit blue at night

2020-2021Report to Donors

At the height of the crisis, our donors were the heroes rushing to help. During Fiscal Year 2021, 7,536 people invested in The Catholic University of America, contributing a combined $70.2 million.

Bill Conway with CatholicU nursing students

Conway School of NursingConways pledge additional $20M

On April 30, Bill and Joanne Conway committed an additional $20 million in scholarship support that will benefit 160 Catholic University nursing students over the next five years.

Columbus School of Law with cherry blossoms

Columbus School of Law$4.25 million gift received

Gift establishes project to study U.S. Constitution and Catholic intellectual tradition

Mike and Liz Ortner

Mike and Liz, M.S. 2000, OrtnerRenewing Catholic K-12 education

A generous pledge from the Ortner Family Foundation supports classical, authentically Catholic education.

Archbishop Gregory blesses Angels Unawares

Journey to Catholic University"Angels Unawares"

An anonymous patron and Canadian artist Schmalz gifted a new sculpture — based on Hebrews 13:2: “Be welcoming to strangers, many have entertained angels unawares.” — to The Catholic University of America.

Daniel Anderl

Alumni propose a new scholarshipHonoring Daniel Anderl

Help to create an endowed scholarship in Daniel's memory.

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Jun 15

Law Panel: CatholicU Alumni Live

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Jun 20

Philadelphia Lights The Way | Mass and Sunday Brunch

The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul - Philadelphia, PA

Jul 15

Class of 2025 Welcome Events

The Catholic University of America | University Campus - Washington, DC

Our Latest Stories
NCSSS exceeds Campaign goal and earns the Campaign Cup
June 11, 2021

This May, University President John Garvey, Vice President for University Advancement Scott Rembold, and Stephen Payne, dean of the Columbus School of Law, presented the Campaign Cup to Jo Ann Regan, dean of the National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS)

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Jacqueline Mars pledges $1.25M for “Angels Unawares” plaza
June 01, 2021
Jacqueline Mars has made a gift of $1.25 million to help Catholic University create a fitting home for "Angels Unawares," the 3.5-ton, 20-foot-long sculpture designed by renowned artist Timothy Schmalz and gifted to the University in 2020 by an anonymous patron.
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2020-2021 Report to Donors
May 18, 2021
"While there were bumps along the way, we bested our fundraising goal for Fiscal Year 2021 by more than $20 million, with donors making gifts totaling more than $70.2 million."
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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.

From June 9 to mid-July, the sculpture is on display in San Antonio. View the sculpture in person at the Catholic Life Insurance building.

Check back soon for future tour stops.

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