The Institutes housed in the School of Theology and Religious Studies exist to bridge the exacting research carried on by Catholic University scholars – faculty and graduate researchers alike – and the needs of communities, both local and international. In their ongoing work, the Institutes partner with and welcome both public conversation and community cooperation.
Institute for the Study of Eastern Christianity
The Institute for Eastern Christian Studies coordinate and sponsors rigorous scholarly inquiry into the distinct histories, languages, and cultures (including religious cultures) of the Christian communities originating in the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East.Learn More
Institute for Interreligious Study and Dialogue
Welcome to the Institute for Interreligious Study and Dialogue
Following the lead of the bishops of the Second Vatican Council in their declaration Nostra Aetate fifty years ago, our institute wants to engage in study and enhancement of dialogue with people of other religions.
On this website you will find some of the current and past events. You will also find some useful links and sources. Hopefully we can show you how dialogue is part of the mission of the Church and of this University.
Center for Carmelite Studies
The Center for Carmelite Studies promotes academic studies and research related to the rich Carmelite tradition, as well as pastoral application of the results, through courses, programs, lectures, workshops, and publications, as well as supervision and scholarship support for doctoral projects on Carmelite topics.Learn More
The Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Excellence in Preaching Initiative
The Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Excellence in Preaching Initiative helps priests, deacons, seminarians, and laity enhance your effectiveness in preaching and proclamation, so you can better engage parishioners and feed their spiritual hunger and capacity to experience and share Christ’s love in their daily lives.Learn More