Learning and Faith Robert Royal | MONDAY, 19 AUGUST 2013 All over the country, students and parents are already on the way to campuses this week. In a long-ago age that some of us still breathing are old enough to remember, Fall terms began in September and didn’t finish until after Christmas – the long vacation was time for writing papers and preparing for exams (at least in theory). But in the newer dispensation, we start before Labor Day so that everyone can be idle in December. Read the whole article at The Catholic Thing
Put on the Armor of God through Distance Education Mary Kate White | Fall 2013 Holy Scripture tells us to "put on the armor of God." The best way to do that is to learn more about our Catholic faith. For 25 years, Catholic Distance University has provided educational opportunities to service members, veterans, and members of military families. Read the whole article starting on page 45 of Salute!
Advancing the Kingdom: Gaudium de Veritate by Dana Robinson | Friday, February 24th, 2012 If this Latin phrase brings to your mind a nostalgic predilection for a patrimony both ancient and vibrant but not commonly recognized in our society, you are most likely someone who would be refreshed by the website of the Catholic Distance University (www.cdu.edu) and its motto: Joy from the Truth! It’s hard to imagine a more stirring phrase. Read the whole article at the National Catholic Community Foundation
Catholic Distance University celebrates three decades of faith education Ann M. Augherton | 11/26/13 | Catholic Herald Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde presents the Founders Award to Barbara and Tim Murphy of St. Agnes Church in Arlington for their many years of service to Catholic Distance University and to the local Catholic community as Marianne Evans Mount (left), CDU president, and the couple’s son Brian Murphy look on. Thirty years of educating the laity in faith formation and theology was the focus of the Catholic Distance University Nov. 23 gala in Arlington. Being likened to “the humble grain of the mustard seed” planted 30 years ago, Marianne Evans Mount, CDU president, said that seed continues to foster “an invitation 24 hours a day to the living word of God.” Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde, chairman of the CDU board of trustees, gave a blessing and spoke at the event. The bishop praised CDU for its strong mission and for being “an evangelizing voice throughout the world.” Read the whole story at the Arlington Catholic Herald