2012 Archive


Kenneth L. Schmitz Honored

On Monday, October 22, the Institute hosted an event in honor of Dr. Kenneth L. Schmitz on the occasion of his being named Professor Emeritus of Philosophy.

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The Institute faculty, staff, and returning students welcomed thirty new students with Orientation, which began with mass in Caldwell Chapel.  The day continued in Keane Auditorium with an introduction of the Institute's history and theological mission by the Provost/Dean, Rev. Antonio Lopez, F.S.C.B.  New students concluded the day with a tour of McGivney Hall and the surrounding campus.

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Institute News

Father Michael J. McGivney Essay Contest 2012

The Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family is pleased to announce the 2012 Father Michael J. McGivney Essay Contest. Through the contest the Institute seeks to encourage deeper reflection on the themes of culture, person, God, love, marriage, and family, especially as developed in the theological work of John Paul II and Benedict XVI. The contest is open to college students who are in their junior or senior years in the 2012-13 academic year.

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