The Mass is celebrated in different ways and places across campus. Essential to each liturgy is the involvement of students, who come to the table to share their faith, gifts, and talents. Read the cover story in the summer 2013 issue of The Catholic University of America Magazine. (Photos by Ed Pfueller)
A new community garden on Catholic University’s campus fosters fellowship, service, and relaxation. For more on the garden, see the feature article in the summer 2013 issue of The Catholic University of America Magazine. (Photos by Ed Pfueller)
The 2013 Alumni Awards ceremony and gala were held on April 12 in the Great Hall of Father O’Connell Hall. The CUA Alumni Association honored eight alumni with Alumni Achievement Awards and bestowed the association’s highest honor, the James Cardinal Gibbons Medal, on internationally recognized homeless outreach advocate Sister Mary Scullion, R.S.M. (Photos by Ed Pfueller)
A dozen architecture students from The Catholic University of America constructed an architectural installation/cultural legacy marker in June titled The Tale of the Tongs on Inishturk in County Mayo, Ireland. Students from CUA designed the monument in a class during the fall semester as part of the Spirit of Place/Spirit of Design program.
Graduating students and their families attended the annual Baccalaureate Mass on Friday, May 17, 2013, in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. The principal celebrant and homilist was University Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministry Rev. Jude DeAngelo, O.F.M. Conv.
At the 124th Annual Commencement of The Catholic University of America on Saturday, May 18, 2013, poet Dana Gioia delivered the address. The University conferred approximately 1,500 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees during the ceremony. (Photos by Ed Pfueller and Matthew Barrick)
Five U.S. Catholic cardinals and 650 guests gathered in Washington, D.C., Friday, May 10, for the 24th American Cardinals Dinner, held at the Washington Hilton. Nearly $1.7 million was raised at the dinner, a fundraising event for scholarships for The Catholic University of America.
Students celebrated the end of classes for the spring semester on May 3 with Luaupalooza, which featured food, games, rides, performances, and fireworks.
On April 26, students had the opportunity to play with dogs on the lawn of the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center to calm stress and anxiety before the final week of classes and final exams.
Several hundred alumni, students, and guests gathered April 26 and 27 at the Hartke Theatre for a gala weekend celebrating the 75th anniversary of Catholic University’s Department of Drama (CUADrama) and honoring the department’s contributions to theatre and screen. The department is among the earliest university drama programs in the nation, founded in 1937 under the guidance of Rev. Gilbert V. Hartke, O.P. Helen Hayes Award-winning actress Halo Wines and former CUADrama Chair William H. Graham Sr. served as honorary co-chairs, with CUADrama veteran and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Michael Cristofer serving as honorary chair.