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 and 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 March 9, 2024, beginning at 8:30 a.m. on campus in Bethany Hall.

For more information and to register, kindly read the News Story here: https://www.shu.edu/catholic-studies-center/news/seton-values-summit-on-faith-and-work.html


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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In Memoriam: Father Joseph Ian Boyd, C.S.B. – Requiescat in Pace

In Memoriam: Father Joseph Ian Boyd, C.S.B. – Requiescat in Pace January 23, 1935 – January 10, 2024 The G. K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture and The Chesterton Review mourns the death of our Founder Father Ian Boyd. Father Ian Boyd, a priest of the Congregation of Saint Basil and an internationally recognized Chesterton scholar, died in Edmonton,…

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New! The G. K. Chesterton Institute’s 2023 Newsletter

It is with great pleasure that we share with you news about our 2023 events and programs, and the new issue of The Chesterton Review. To read the 2023 newsletter, please click here As we now prepare to celebrate the 50th anniversary of both the Institute and the Review in 2024, we hope that you will consider supporting the Chesterton…

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The Chesterton Review announces the publication of a Christopher Dawson Special Issue

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. –December 2023 – The G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture at Seton Hall University announces the publication of a Christopher Dawson Special Issue—volume 49, nos. 3 & 4, Fall/Winter 2023—of its widely recognized journal The Chesterton Review.   ABOUT THE NEW ISSUE The latest volume of The Chesterton Review is a special issue devoted to the…

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Movie Screening: “Liberi Tutti!” – November 8, 2023 | 5:30 pm | University Center Theatre

The G. K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture at Seton Hall University, the Rimini Meeting, the Department of Catholic Studies,  in collaboration with Campus Ministry, the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and the Charles and Joan Alberto Italian Studies Institute are pleased to announce that the in-person Screening of “Liberi Tutti!”—a movie based on G. K. Chesterton’s play “The Surprise”—directed by Otello Cenci—will be presented at Seton Hall University on:

Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at 5:30 pm                                       at the Theatre/University Center                                                        Introduction: Otello Cenci, Director –                                                Remarks: Dr. Dermot Quinn, Professor of History                                      The video recording of the stage production is in Italian with English subtitles.

Liberi Tutti! Premiered on-stage in August 2022 at the 2022 Rimini Meeting at special performances held at Teatro Gali in Rimini; in Brescia, Italy in January 2013 and at international online screening event in June 2023.

It has been a privilege for the G. K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture to collaborate once again to bring Chesterton to the Rimini Meeting.  Our past collaborations include the state presentations of Chesterton’s “The Ballad of the White Horse” (2011), “Manalive” (2013) and a great Chesterton exhibit entitled “La Casa di Chesterton” (2013) which received over 60,000 visitors in one week. We are grateful to the Rimini Meeting and Otello Cenci for their invitation to be a part of the 2022 Rimini Meeting.