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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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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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.


Movie Screening of “Liberi Tutti!” at Seton Hall University

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…

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The Catholic Life in Literature Series presents a Dramatic Reading of Bruce Marshall’s Father Malachy’s Miracle

The G. K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture and the Department of Catholic Studies at Seton Hall University present an event in the Catholic Life in Literature Series: A Dramatic Reading of “Father Malachy’s Miracle” on November 1, 2023 at 7 pm in the University Center Theatre. The dramatic reading will be followed by a commentary by Dermot Quinn,…

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The Chesterton Review announces the publication of vol. 49, nos. 1 & 2, Spring Summer 2013

The G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture at Seton Hall University announces the publication of volume 49, nos. 1 & 2, Spring/Summer 2023—of its widely recognized journal The Chesterton Review. About the New Issue All directness is divine. If God is hiding, in other words, He is hiding in plain sight. “Thinkers of [a particular] school have a tendency to…

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