Entries by Newman Society Staff

Policy Standards on Human Sexuality in Catholic Education

Catholic education is committed to the pursuit of truth and promotion of the Gospel. Central to its mission is the integral formation of students’ minds, hearts, and bodies in truth and holiness. A significant challenge toward this end is confusion in the common culture regarding the nature of human sexuality. The Catholic Church has a […]

Policy Standards on Secular Academic Materials and Programs in Catholic Education

Catholic education fulfills a divine mission, to provide for the common good of humanity and the Supreme Good of those being educated.[1] To accomplish this mission, Catholic schools and colleges create authentic, faith-based communities which educate students’ intellectual, moral, emotional, physical, and spiritual gifts within a rich Catholic worldview.[2] Faithful Catholic education draws upon the […]

Employers Value the Liberal Arts

Faithful Catholic colleges offer a wide variety of majors, each beginning with an inspiring core curriculum focused on the liberal arts. You’ll study the great works of mankind and come to a fuller understanding of God, creation, philosophy, history and science. You’ll learn the facts and the reasons behind the facts. You’ll learn skills and […]

New Ave Maria University President Committed to ‘Solid, Orthodox Catholic Identity’

In January, President Christopher Ice began his term as the third president of Ave Maria University in Florida, which is recommended for its strong Catholic identity in The Newman Guide. The Newman Society recently asked President Ice about his vision and goals for the University in the years ahead. Newman Society: Congratulations on your appointment […]

My Future, My Faith Magazines Preparing to Ship

One of the benefits of your involvement with the Newman Society’s Catholic Education Honor Roll is that your students are provided free copies of My Future, My Faith. This is a full-color, 8.5 x 5.5 inch, 40-page magazine that explains the advantages of faithful Catholic colleges. It also helps students transition from high school to […]

Newman Society Grateful for Federal Defense of Religious Freedom

Two actions by federal agencies this week have great importance to Catholic educators seeking relief from hostility to Catholic beliefs and protection of their religious freedom. On Tuesday, the Justice Department filed a brief at the Indiana Supreme Court, defending the Constitutional right of an Indianapolis Catholic high school to uphold moral standards. The action […]

Newman Guide Colleges Increase ‘Recruit Me’ Scholarship to $20,000

Several faithful Catholic colleges recommended by The Cardinal Newman Society have generously chosen to supplement the Society’s “Recruit Me” scholarship, potentially increasing the amount from $5,000 to $20,000 over four years. The Newman Society’s annual Essay Scholarship Contest rewards a U.S. high school senior with a one-time $5,000 scholarship toward the cost of attending one of […]

Catholic University Founded to be ‘Guiding Light’ for Higher Education, Says Provost

“Catholic University was founded to serve the Church and the nation as a comprehensive research university — to be a guiding light for higher education,” says Dr. Aaron Dominguez, provost at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. At Catholic University, which is recommended for its strong Catholic identity in The Newman Guide, students […]

Supreme Court Rulings Affecting Catholic Schools

Over the summer, The Cardinal Newman Society hosted webinars and provided key points about recent Supreme Court rulings. Catholic schools should take preventative steps to strengthen their Catholic identity in the face of possible litigation. Key Points on Supreme Court’s Our Lady of Guadalupe Ruling on Ministerial Exception Key Points on Supreme Court’s Bostock Ruling […]