Cardinal Weekend 2021

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This fall, return to campus for something truly exciting: Cardinal Weekend 2021, which will be held in person — along with select virtual activities. October 15–17

Nursing students and staff

Conway School of NursingAscension dedicates $3M

Pledge will expand CatholicU's online nursing programs

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.

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.

Upcoming Events

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

Oct 06

Tucson Campus Mass and Reception

Cathedral of St. Augustine - Tucson, AZ

Oct 15

Catholic Athletics Golf Outing

Hampshire Greens Golf Club - Ashton, MD

Oct 15

Cardinal Weekend 2021

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

Oct 15

Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremony

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception - Washington, DC

Our Latest Stories
Students create bonds with 1887 Society members
September 13, 2021
With the Cardinal Connections program, members of the Student Philanthropy Council (SPC) are matched with mentors in the 1887 Society with the goal of providing career advice and guidance to current students.
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Starting the academic year: Mass of the Holy Spirit
September 02, 2021
On September 2, the University community gathers to celebrate the Mass of the Holy Spirit with His Eminence, Wilton Cardinal Gregory, archbishop of Washington and chancellor of Catholic University.
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CatholicU in Minneapolis for "Angels Unawares"
August 18, 2021
On Friday, August 13, we celebrated with members of the CatholicU community in the Minneapolis region.
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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.

Accept the Challenge

Make an impact on Catholic University students and drum up excitement among your peers: Participate in an active or upcoming giving challenge by making a gift and spreading the word on social media.

Your Catholic Connections

As the University works to serve the Church, the nation, and the world, University Advancement bridges all of its communities. We are building relationships for the next generation!