Fall 2019


December 2019

Published December 6, 2019 at 10:12 AM PST

The Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture, during these holy days, wish you and your family peace, love and joy. As we wait the coming of new year, let us reflect on this litany titled “The Work of Christmas” composed by Howard Thurman, an African-American theologian, educator, and civil rights leader.

Remember Fr. Howell, SJ

Published November 29, 2019 at 10:11 AM PST

“I’d like the memory of me to be a happy one.
I’d like to leave an afterglow of smiles when life is done.” -

November 2019

Published November 1, 2019 at 10:11 AM PDT

November is Black Catholic History Month! November is appropriate for this celebration because it holds special days for two prominent African Catholics: St. Martin de Porres whose feast day is celebrated on November 3 and St. Augustine whose birthday is on November 13

October 2019

Published October 4, 2019 at 10:10 AM PDT

Just three weeks into the quarter, and ICTC has had a full calendar! From Sr. Prejean’s lecture last month, through all the beginning of the year festivities, up until our first Catholic Heritage Lecture last week with Dr. Tom Landy (Catholic & Cultures), ICTC's new interim director has had her hands full. Dr. Jeanette Rodriguez spoke with SU Commons recently about her new role at the ICTC – read the interview here.

September 2019

Published September 6, 2019 at 10:09 AM PDT

The ICTC welcomes Dr. Jeanette Rodriguez as the Interim Director and Malcolm and Mari Stamper Endowed Chair in Catholic Intellectual and Cultural Traditions. Working alongside Dr. Rodriguez is Jessica Palmer, Assistant Director, and Amber Larkin, Program Coordinator. Please stop by the ICTC Office in Lemieux Library 659 to say hi and learn more about the ICTC programs for the year!