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Time's Glory: Seasons of Faith and Culture in English Catholicism
Merrimack, New Hampshire & Oxford, England
August 1–20
The Centre for Faith & Culture summer school explores the history, literature, and spirituality of Catholic England. The course culminates with an in-depth look at the Christian writers of the later nineteenth and twentieth century who constituted a Catholic literary revival. Read more here—look under the “Summer School” tab.

Zephyr Institute: First Principles High School Seminar
Menlo Park, California
August 15
The First Principles High School Seminar is an intense one-day seminar for rising high school juniors and seniors interested in exploring the philosophical foundations of truth and goodness, and the first principles undergirding a good and purposeful life.

The Role of the Priest in Today's Catholic School
Huntington, Long Island
August 18-19
A seminar for clergy who are pastors, parochial vicars, or those directly involved in the elementary or secondary school apostolate (or who wish to be). For registration and more information call 732-914-1222 or email

Dignitatis Humanae Colloquium
Norcia, Italy
October 30–November 1
Scholars from all over the world will be meeting in Norcia this autumn to discuss the most controversial document of the Second Vatican Council, the “Declaration on Religious Freedom,” Dignitatis Humanae.


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