The Catholic University of America serves U.S. Church

The Catholic University of America, a thriving center of scholarship and academic life, is unique as the national university of the Catholic Church and the only higher education institution founded by the U. S. bishops and chartered by the Vatican. Established in 1887 as a graduate and research center, the university began offering undergraduate education in 1904.
Private and coeducational, The Catholic University of America has 11 schools and Metropolitan College. The 11 schools offer graduate degrees and/or professional degrees. Undergraduate degrees are awarded by six schools – architecture and planning, arts and sciences, engineering, music, nursing and philosophy.
The university’s Washington, D.C., location provides many opportunities for internships. Placement can be arranged at private and public agencies and congressional offices.
International study is available on five continents in fields such as architecture, economics, education, history, languages, philosophy and politics.
Students have numerous opportunities to participate in athletic programs. Catholic University’s Cardinals compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association division III and the Capital Athletic Conference. The football team competes in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. The university fields numerous intercollegiate teams. For women they are basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis and track and field (indoor and outdoor), and volleyball. For men they are baseball, basketball, cross country, football, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis and track and field (indoor and outdoor).
The Catholic University of America has a rich tradition of Catholic spirituality. Its Office of Campus Ministry offers many venues for spiritual devotion and growth, including daily Mass, nightly rosary, weekly Eucharistic adoration and 10 student-run retreats each year that enable students of all religious traditions and of all levels of spirituality to deepen their faith. Students participate in campus liturgies as Eucharistic ministers, lectors, altar servers, sacristans and music ministers. They can pray and worship at the university’s two main chapels and at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, which is adjacent to the campus.

Your tithe helps support Catholic University
The contribution to this collection from the Catholic Diocese of Wichita is made possible through the United Catholic Stewardship process.
Perhaps you wish to send a special gift that will be added to what is contributed from the diocese. If so, you can send the check for your special gift in care of Bryan Coulter at the Chancery Office, 424 N. Broadway, Wichita, KS 67202.
Please make the check payable to the Catholic Diocese of Wichita and indicate the specific collection in the memo area of your check. Thank you for sharing with our less fortunate brothers and sisters.