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The Catholic Theological Union of Chicago is one of the largest schools of theology in the world and trains men and women for lay and clerical ministry within the Roman Catholic Church. It was founded in 1968, when several religious communities united their separate theology programs to form one school. The faculty are Catholic, Jewish, and Protestant. The student body is multi-ethnic and international in composition, and graduates minister in a large variety of ways throughout the world. Nickname: Motto: Urbs in Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country State Counties Cook, DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ... Theology finds its scholars pursuing the understanding of and providing reasoned discourse of religion, spirituality and God or the gods. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      The Roman Catholic Church or Catholic... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      Protestantism encompasses the forms of Christian...


Roman Catholic religious orders associated with the Catholic Theological Union

Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross (Crosiers) Canons Regular of Premontre (Norbertine) Capuchin Franciscan Friars (Capuchins) Claretian Missionaries (Claretians) Clerics of St. Viator (Viatorians) Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament Congregation of the Holy Ghost (Spiritans) Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians) Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists) Congregation of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri (Oratorians) Congregation of the Passion (Passionists) Discalced Carmelite Friars Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers Missionaries of the Precious Blood Missionaries of the Sacred Heart Missionaries of St. Charles (Scalabrinians) Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate Missionary Society of St. Columban Order of Friar Servants of Mary (Servites) Order of Friars Minor Conventual Order of Friars Minor (Franciscan Friars) Order of St. Augustine Priests of the Sacred Heart Society of the Divine Word Xaverian Missionaries The Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross, commonly called Crosiers (a Crosier being a Cross), are a Roman Catholic religious order, of the type of Cans regular. ... The Order of Friars Minor Capuchin (OFM Cap) is an order of friars in the Roman Catholic Church, among the chief offshoots of the Franciscans. ... The Claretian Missionaries are a Roman Catholic missionary order founded by St. ... The Viatorians, or Clerics of Saint Viator (C.S.V.), are a Roman Catholic order founded in Lyon, France in 1831 by Father Louis Querbes. ... The Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament is an enclosed Roman Catholic religous order for men and women and a reform of the Dominican Order devoted to the perpetual adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. ... The name Congregation of the Holy Ghost applies to five Catholic Congregations: the Holy Ghost Fathers and four female congregations. ... Lazarites (Lazarists or Lazarians) are the popular names of the Congregation of Priests of the Mission in the Roman Catholic Church. ... The Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Latin: Congregatio Sanctissimi Redemptoris – C.Ss. ... The Oratory of Saint Philip Neri is a congregation of Roman Catholic priests and lay-brothers who live together in a community bound together by no formal vows but only with the bond of charity. ... Jesu XPI Passio Passionism is also an artistic movement. ... The Discalced Carmelites, or Barefoot Carmelites, is a Roman Catholic mendicant order. ... Maryknoll [1] or, the Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America, is an American Catholic Society of Apostolic Life which has, throughout its nearly hundred-year history, had an exclusive emphasis on ministry and missionary work overseas, particularly East Asia, in China, Japan, Korea, Latin America, and Africa. ... Missionaries of the Precious Blood is a Catholic Society of Apostolic Life. ... Missionaries of the Sacred Heart is a Roman Catholic missionary order founded in 1854 by French priest Jules Chevalier. ... The Missionary Society of St. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Franciscans. ... Franciscans is the common name used to designate a variety of mendicant religious orders of men or women tracing their origin to Francis of Assisi and following the Rule of St. ... Detail of St. ... Leon Gustav Dehon (March 14, 1843 in La Capelle (Soissons), France - August 12, 1925 in Brussels, Belgium) was a Catholic clergyman. ... The Steyler Fathers (lat. ...


Centers of the Catholic Theological Union

  • Bernardin Center
  • Center for the Study of Religious Life
  • Chicago Center for Global Ministries
  • Hesburgh Sabbatical
  • Institute of Religious Formation
  • Institute for Sexuality Studies
  • National Religious Vocation Conference
  • Religious Brothers Conference

External link

  • Catholic Theological Union
  • CTU Review

 
 

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