Paradox, Wit & Wonder
The blog of the G. K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture

The G.K. Chesterton Institute launches 50th anniversary webpage

A TIME OF CELEBRATIONS To commemorate the 150th anniversary of G. K. Chesterton’s birth, the G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture is pleased to announce the launch of its new webpage celebrating its 50th anniversary. In our anniversary webpage you will find information about the work of the Institute and archival and historical materials as well as many photographs.…

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Anniversaries Celebrations: G.K. Chesterton at 150! & the G. K. Chesterton Institute at 50!

TODAY, MAY 20, 2024, MARKS THE 150th ANNIVERSARY OF G.K. CHESTERTON’S BIRTH To commemorate the 150th anniversary of G.K. Chesterton’s birth, the Chesterton Institute is pleased to launch its new website on May 29, 2024 celebrating its 50th anniversary. To celebrate the launch Mrs. Gloria Garafulich-Grabois, director of the G.K. Chesterton Institute interviewed Dr. Dermot Quinn, editor of The Chesterton…

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Imagining a world with leaders rooted in Chestertonian ideals–50 years of the Chesterton Institute

2024 marks the 50th anniversary of the G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture and its journal, The Chesterton Review “The effect of the work of the Institute is cumulative; it builds on the past, and we think in terms of the future. Our work is immensely relevant for today and tomorrow.” —Father Ian Boyd, Founder and President Emeritus  …

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Upcoming in person event: Caravaggio: A Radical Approach to the Truth

…the artist is a person who communicates something…the moment of creation is the moment of communication.  It is when the work has passed from mind to mind that it becomes a work of art. — G.K. Chesterton The Department of Catholic Studies proudly presents the Ninth Annual Monsignor James Cafone Memorial Lecture: “Caravaggio: A Radical Approach to the Truth” by artist David Lopez Ribes,…

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Seton Values Summit on Faith & Work

The Center for Catholic Studies and the G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture, partnered with RENEW International, are excited to announce the program and speakers for the Seton Values Summit, a one-day conference for professionals in any field and stage of life. The upcoming Summit will focus on balancing faith and work in everyday life, and is scheduled to take place on Saturday…

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Christopher Dawson and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition

The G. K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture at Seton Hall University presented an online conference on the theme of “Christopher Dawson and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition.” A conversation with Joseph Stuart, David Bonagura and Dermot Quinn. Moderated by Mrs. Gloria Garafulich-Grabois, director of G. K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture. The event was streamed online via Teams on Thursday, February…

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Memorial Mass for Father Ian Boyd, C.S.B. at Seton Hall University

On February 13, 2024, Campus Ministry and the Priest Community at Seton Hall University celebrated a Memorial Mass for Father Ian Boyd, R.I.P. Msgr. Richard Liddy, former director of the Center for Catholic Studies celebrated the Mass which was attended by priests of the university’s Priest Community, students and members of the university. We invite you to view the Mass…

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