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Upcoming Events

  • Nov.
    University Commemoration of the Faithful Departed
    Join the University community at the annual All Souls Day Mass. All members of the CUA community who have died in the past year will be enrolled in the Book of Life.
  • Nov.
    Cardinal Gerhard Müller Lecture
    Cardinal Gerhard Müller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, will speak on “Donum Veritatis: The Contribution of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith to the Theological Enterprise.”
  • Nov.
    Cardinal Walter Kasper Lecture
    Cardinal Walter Kasper, president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, will speak on the “Theological Background of the Ecclesiological and Ecumenical Vision of Pope Francis.”
  • Nov.
    Philosophy Lecture
    Music and the Idea of a World: On Plato and Schopenhauer
  • Nov.
    Chamber Choir Concert
    The Catholic University Chamber choir will perform with Leo Nestor, professor and director of the Institute of Sacred Music, as conductor.
  • Nov.
    CUA Symphony Orchestra Concert
    The orchestra will perform at Hartke Theater.
  • Nov.
    Composition Program Recital
    Student compositions from the music school’s Composition Program will be performed.
  • Nov.
    The fall opera, Susannah, will be performed Nov. 20 through 23.