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Sept. 16, 2005

 

CUA Hosts Conference on Catholic Education

 

CUA Provost John Convey (right) with Frank J. Hanna III, leader of the Solidarity Association, which sponsored the conference.

Very Rev. David M. O’Connell, C.M., president, speaks with Archbishop Michael Miller, secretary for the Congregation of Catholic Education at the Vatican.

Catholic University welcomed key Church officials and education experts to campus Sept. 14 for a conference designed to explore the challenges facing Catholic elementary and secondary schools. Sponsored by Solidarity Association of Atlanta, Ga., the conference featured Archbishop J. Michael Miller C.S.B., secretary for the Congregation of Catholic Education at the Vatican, and Bishop Bernard J. Harrington, chair of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Education, as the main speakers.

 

Their remarks were followed by Q and A and panel discussions with David Brennan of White Hat Management Co.; Francis Maier, chancellor, Archdiocese of Denver; and John J. Convey, CUA provost and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Professor of Education.

 

Also participating in the conference was Bishop Robert McManus, incoming chair of the USCCB’s Committee on Education.

 

The conference concluded with a Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

 

To read remarks from the conference, click on the links below:

 

Remarks of Bishop Bernard J. Harrington, chair, USCCB Committee on Education

 

Remarks of Archbiship J. Michael Miller C.S.B., secretary for the Congregation of Catholic Education at the Vatican.

 

           

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