Month: January 2015

Bioethics Certification News

The National Catholic Bioethics Center has opened registration for its Mid-Academic Year Certification Program. The program runs from February 18 through December 15, 2015 and features several online modules and two in-person seminars in Los Angeles and Philadelphia. Combining theory with practical application, the program will enable participants to properly apply Catholic moral tradition to today’s complex health …

Can reading the classics give you not only a better education, but a better life?

Jeffrey Brenzel, Philosopher and Dean of Undergraduate Admissions at Yale University thinks so!   But what makes a book a classic?  And how can the great works of the past impact one’s life today in a meaningful way? Dr. Brenzel provides the answers to these questions and more in his thought-provoking video, courtesy of The Floating University…be sure to …

“Teaching Science and Faith” Series Continues

Noted author and scholar Father Robert Spitzer, SJ will offer a free webinar, open to all and of particular interest to high school science and religious teachers, entitled  Big Bang, Transcendence and Intelligence: Teaching the unity of science and theology on Tuesday February 3, 2015,  from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.  EST. The webinar is the second in Fr. Spitzer’s online …

Upcoming: 2015 Aquinas Leadership International World Congress

Holy Apostles is now affiliated with The International Étienne Gilson Society, which was founded in 2009 to promote the thought of Étienne Gilson and classical philosophy in the academy and culture. The two organizations are very pleased to announce the upcoming 2015 Aquinas Leadership International World Congress on Renewing The West By Renewing Common Sense, to be held Thursday, 25 …

Missing your studies?

Admit it, alumni – you miss the intellectual stimulation of new ideas and enlightening discussion that only a course from HACS can provide! Fear not, for the spring term MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) non-credit offerings are here. Timely topics include Catholic Social Teaching, the Magisterium and Social Media, Dante, St. Louis de Montfort’s Consecration …

How Have You Used Your Degree?

Dear HACS Alums, As you know, our mission is to cultivate Catholic leaders for evangelization. Prospective students may wonder, however, in what ways an advanced degree in Theology or Philosophy can help them serve their families, their parishes, and the Church. To help us provide those interested in pursuing a degree at HACS with real life experiences, we would appreciate any …

Coming soon – Filling Our Father’s House: What Converts Can Teach Us About Evangelization

Happy New Year – may 2015 be filled with peace and many blessings for you and your loved ones. The HACS community has a special date to look forward to…in addition to being St. Patrick’s Day, March 17 this year will mark the release date of Filling Our Father’s House: What Converts Can Teach Us …