in the Jesuit Tradition
Fordham University’s Department of Theology provides
students with a thorough grounding in the history of the
Christian theological tradition and the analytical skills
necessary for professional theological work.
Areas of Study:
Christianity in Antiquity
Tuition remission and stipends are available.
To learn more about our master’s and doctoral degree programs, visit www.fordham.edu/theology.
We Promise You
“Discovery of yourselves,
discovery of the universe,
and your place in it.”
—Sister M. Madeleva Wolff, CSC
President of Saint Mary’s College, 1934–1961
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College of Mount St. Joseph
A Culture of Service and Ethics
Our liberal arts education prepares students
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• Respect and concern for all persons
• Diversity of cultures and beliefs
• Service to others
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Founded in 1898 by the Congregation of the Mission as a school for Chicago’s immigrants,
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Language, Culture and Church
Program for International Priests
Conception Seminary College
July 2 - 22, 2012
The Language, Culture and Church
Program for International Priests
(LCCIP) at Conception Seminary
College provides opportunities for the
international priest to better understand
and to be better understood in his service
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Archbishop Naumann of Kansas City,
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