Category: From the Alums

NEW BOOK — Catholic Realism: A Framework for the Refutation of Atheism and the Evangelization of Atheists

CATHOLIC REALISM: A Framework for the Refutation of Atheism and the Evangelization of Atheists ($14.99) by two faculty members of Holy Apostles College & Seminary Dr. Sebastian Mahfood, OP Dr. Ronda Chervin “To be or not to be, that is the question.” –Hamlet If each century is an act in the drama of The Story of …

Nomination Deadline for the Scholarship for Catholic Leaders is April 13

Nominations for the Holy Apostles College and Seminary Alumni Association Scholarship for Catholic Leaders will close on Monday, April 13, 2015. All nominees will be contacted (update) the week of April 20. Recipients will be announced in May. Information about the scholarship here. Nomination form here.

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 …

Holy Apostles College and Seminary Alumni Association Scholarship for Catholic Leaders – NOMINATIONS OPEN

The Holy Apostles College and Seminary Alumni Association Scholarship for Catholic Leaders is now open for nominations. Each year the Holy Apostles College and Seminary Alumni Association awards four full scholarships for Masters of Arts degrees to extraordinary Catholic evangelists who have demonstrated excellence in leadership. The mission of Holy Apostles is to “cultivate Catholic leaders for evangelization.” …

Please Welcome Joan Ashman, HACS Alumni Website Editor

A recent graduate from our theology program at Holy Apostles has joined the Alumni Association Board and has been helping us as Editor of this website, posting updates and news of interest to alumni. Please welcome Joan M. Ashman to the team. We are so grateful for her involvement. If you an alumni and would …

Introducing HACS Tutoring Program

It is a privilege for me to assist Holy Apostles College & Seminary with the launch of its tutoring program. We are in the process of compiling a list of alumni who are willing to serve as tutors to current students, and I invite you to consider sharing the wealth of your knowledge with our future fellow-alumni. Since …

Announcing HACS Career Center and Student Services

Dear Alumni, In the process of seeking approval for a fully online undergraduate program, the following deficit was noted by the state of Connecticut: “According to standard 7 of the Guidelines for the Evaluation of Distance Education, institutions must provide effective student and academic support to students enrolled in online offerings. Accordingly, the team requested …

HACS Alum Returns to Ukraine on Fulbright Fellowship

At a crucial time in the European nation’s history, Alexander Sich will teach classes at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv. By Judy Roberts | National Catholic Register Alexander Sich, a professor of physics and pre-engineering at Ohio’s Franciscan University of Steubenville, who has lived and worked in Ukraine, will return to the eastern European nation …

Prayer Request from Fr. Michel Legault, M.S.A. (Plus Photos)

Dear Friends, Pax et Bonum! May this greeting of St. Francis of Assisi be, by the grace of God, a reality in your life. I am presently at Holy Apostles College and Seminary for five weeks. Next Wednesday (June 18) I will have a surgery in my left eye. It will be a partial implantation …

Hesitant About Doing Classes Online?

Dear Alumni, Current Students, and Potential Students, Catholic Leader Scholarship recipient Leila Miller posted a brief announcement on her blog about beginning studies at Holy Apostles College and Seminary. One of her readers had a very good comment, one that a lot of people probably have. I want to address it and invite other alumni …

Testimony From Alum, Ryan Mayer

I’ll admit that I went into the distance MA in theology program at Holy Apostles College & Seminary with some skepticism. I had never taken a distance course and this was my first foray into graduate work. But like many others, I’ve become an unofficial advocate and walking advertising firm for the distance graduate programs …