The difficulties of social distancing and stay-at-home orders have created unique challenges and differences from normal across the St. Thomas community. That’s especially true for Muslim community members during the holiday of Ramadan.
World-renowned Canadian sculptor Timothy Schmalz is creating a bronze sculpture of the university’s patron saint, Thomas Aquinas, one of three new art installations in and around the new Iversen Center for Faith.
Forwarding the gospel through good stewardship – this is Dr. Luca Mongelli’s vision. Mongelli is the founding academic dean and managing director for the Program for Church Management (PCM), launched February 2018 in Rome.
Jon Mentxakatorre Odriozola explores J. R. R. Tolkien’s beliefs about how words hold reality and how the stories and mythologies are true or false not insofar as they refer to modern scientific fact or history, but insofar as they bear witness to the reality that undergirds creation.
Construction on the northern quad of St. Thomas' St. Paul campus continues; check out a time lapse of the work on the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas and Iversen Center for Faith through June 30, 2019, as well as photos of the ongoing projects.
Energy has been growing for some time at St. Thomas around supporting the many faiths of everyone in the university's community, including both how people practice their own faith and how those faiths encounter one another.
The Newsroom recently sat down with Liz Kelly, managing editor of LOGOS journal, about the success of her latest book, "Jesus Approaches: What Contemporary Women Can Learn about Healing, Freedom & Joy from the Women of the New Testament."
The chapel at the University of St. Thomas has served its campus well for nearly 100 years. Thanks to the generosity of donors, it will now be brought into the 21st century with expanded spaces and amenities that will serve the contemporary needs of the entire community.
The University of St. Thomas is demonstrating its commitment to interfaith dialogue and the common good by holding the Eid Carnival event on June 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the lower quad on the John P. Monahan Plaza.
Undergraduate students from around the Midwest will gather at St. Thomas Feb. 23-24 for an interfaith conference, “Interfaith Storytelling for a Vibrant Democracy: Engaging the Diverse, the Devout, and the ‘Nones.’”
The Office for Campus Ministry has hired a Presbyterian minister, Jewish rabbi and Muslim faith leader onto its pastoral staff, another step forward in the university’s push toward supporting all faiths on campus and throughout the St. Thomas community.