Class of 2021 cheers during commencement

2022 Founders Day Giving ChallengeCatholicU community delivers success

The 2022 Founders Day Giving Challenge was an incredible success! The Cardinal family united to make 788 gifts in celebration of the founding of The Catholic University of America.

Peter Kilpatrick

Introducing the University's 16th PresidentPeter Kilpatrick

On July 1, 2022, Peter Kilpatrick will succeed President John Garvey, who has served as president for 12 years.

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.

1887 Society logo with McMahon Hall

Leadership annual giving1887 Society

Join Catholic University's philanthropic society for leadership annual donors!

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May 19

Cardinals in the District: Government and Politics

Cornerstone Government Affairs - Washington, DC

May 25

Dr. Cabrini Pak and Using a Theology Degree for Business Research | CUOnline

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Be present — this Lenten season is a gift
February 22, 2022

Ash Wednesday and the Lenten season have arrived.

I remember thinking at some point — during these last two years of pandemic and societal strife — that I felt like we were in a perpetual Lent. It seemed that there was only suffering, pain, and

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Karen Coss Ridenour, M.S.N. 1972, provides opportunities for graduate students
February 22, 2022
Through several gifts to the University — a bequest to create an endowed graduate nursing scholarship in the Conway School of Nursing, as well as gifts to fund current graduate nursing students with scholarships, and others to support both the Conway School and the Busch School of Business — Karen Coss Ridenour, M.S.N. 1972, wants to make sure others have the same opportunity she did.
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The transcendent smile of Our Lady of Lourdes
February 11, 2022
“My Lady, would you be so kind as to tell me who you are?” Only when Bernadette put the request to her a third time did the Virgin Mary answer with the momentous words, “I am the Immaculate Conception.”
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National Tour of "Angels Unawares"

In 2020 and 2021, Timothy Schmalz's Angels Unawares sculpture was on a national tour. In April 2022, the 20-foot-long, 3.5-ton sculpture will be permanently installed on the campus of The Catholic University of America.

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