Speeches

Remarks at Groundbreaking for Opus Hall by Very Rev. David M. O?Connell, C.M., CUA President. March 12, 2007

Funeral for Monsignor Robert Paul Mohan ? Homily by Most Rev. Donald W. Wuerl, S.T.D., Archbishop of Washington and CUA Chancellor. Jan. 31, 2007

Funeral for Monsignor Robert Paul Mohan ? Eulogy by Very Rev. Very Reverend David M. O?Connell, C.M., University President. Jan. 31, 2007

?A Word for Improvisation? Phi Eta Sigma Induction Address by Glen Johnson, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs ? Arts and Sciences, and Professor of Media Studies. Sept. 29, 2006


117th Annual Commencement Address by Wolf Blitzer, CNN Anchor. May 13, 2005

17th Annual Mass with the American Cardinals by Very Reverend David M. O?Connell, C.M., University President

April 28, 2006

?When Does Education Become Sustainable Human Capital??
Phi Eta Sigma Induction Ceremony Address by Maria Sophia Aguirre, Associate Professor of Business and Economics. March 23, 2006


?Solemnity of the Epiphany, 2006? John Carroll Society Mass at St. Patrick?s Church, Washington, D.C.

Homily by Msgr. Kevin W. Irwin, Dean of CUA?s School of Theology and Religious Studies, Jan. 8, 2006

?Knowledge is Not Power, and Other Paradoxes,? Phi Eta Sigma Induction Ceremony Address by Rev. James V. Schall, S.J.,

Professor of Government, Georgetown University, Oct. 28, 2005

?Plans, Goals and Hopes for the Future,? 2005 Freshman Convocation Comments of CUA Psychology Professor David A. Jobes, Sept. 14, 2005

?The Holy See?s Teaching On Catholic Schools? keynote address by Archbishop J. Michael Miller, C.S.B., Secretary for the Vatican?s Congregation for Catholic Education, Sept. 14, 2005

?Catholic Education? Luncheon Address by Bishop Bernard J. Harrington, chair, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops? Committee on Education, Sept. 14, 2005

?Traditional Islam: The Path to Peace,? address by King Abdullah II of Jordan, Sept. 13, 2005

Pope John XXIII lecture by Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael S. Steele, Aug. 29, 2005

Homily for the Law School Commencement Mass by Very Rev. David M. O?Connell, C.M., University President

May 28, 2005

116th Annual Commencement Address by James Towey, Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, May 14, 2005.

2005 Baccalaureate Mass Homily by Very Rev. David M. O?Connell, C.M., University President. May 13, 2005.

Homily, Memorial Mass for Pope John Paul II by Very Rev. David M. O?Connell, C.M., University President. April 5, 2005

Address at 25th Anniversary Convocation Celebration of Metropolitan College by U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige. Oct. 28, 2004

2004 Freshman Convocation Address by Professor Leslie Tentler, director, Center for the Student of American Catholicism. Sept. 15, 2004.

105th Annual Columbus School of Law Commencement Address by Elaine L. Chao, U.S. Secretary of Labor, May 29, 2004.

115th Annual Commencement Address by Brian Williams, NBC News Anchor, May 15, 2004.

2004 Baccalaureate Mass Homily by Very Rev. David M. O?Connell, C.M., University President. May 14, 2004.

2004 Phi Beta Kappa Initiation Address by Rev. Kurt Pritzl, O.P., dean, School of Philosophy. May 14, 2004.

2003 Freshman Convocation Address by Associate Professor J. Stephen Brown, chair, mechanical engineering, Sept. 10, 2003.

?The Responsibility and Tasks of Theology in the Church and the World Today.? Address by Monsignor Joseph Doré, Archbishop of Strasbourg, April 8, 2003.

114th Annual Commencement Address by Sister Mary Rose McGeady, D.C., President and CEO, Covenant House, May 17, 2003

2003 Baccalaureate Mass Homily by Very Rev. David M. O?Connell, C.M., University President, May 16, 2003

?Vision of God, Vision of Unity : The Legacy of Carl J Peter and the Future of Ecumenism.? Inaugural Lecture of Gösta Hallonsten, Ph.D.,

Carl J. Peter Professor of Systematic Theology and Ecumenism,

Nov. 12, 2002.

?Truth and Politics: Germany at the Beginning of the 21st Century,? Address by Bernhard Vogel, minister president, Free State of Thuringia, on the occasion of the conferral of an honorary CUA degree, Nov. 13, 2002.

2002 Freshman Convocation Address by Timothy Noone, associate professor of philosophy, Sept. 10, 2002.

CUA Remembers: A Vigil of Hope by The Very Rev. David M. O?Connell, C.M., President, Sept. 18, 2001.

2001 Freshman Convocation Address by Antanas Suziedelis, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, Sept. 12, 2001.

2001 Commencement Address by Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, archbishop of Washington, CUA alumnus and chancellor, May 12, 2001

?Charting a Course for Participation in Mission" by Cardinal Roger Mahony, March 20, 2001

?The Place of Law in the Church? by Monsignor Lawrence G. Wrenn, recipient of the Johannes Quasten Medal, December 6, 2000

Philosophical Inquiry in ?Faith and Reason? Seminar by Jude P. Dougherty, November 29, 2000

Tyndale?s Answer to More: ?A Proper Text and Well Framed? by Sr. Ann M. O?Donnell, S.N.D. professor of English, September 28, 2000

Remarks to the Knights of Columbus by the Very Rev. David M. O'Connell, C.M., president, August 5, 1999

Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremony
by Monsignor Robert Sokolowski, professor of philosophy, May 14, 1999

Rationality or Pure Pragmatism?
by Archbishop Josef Zycinski, of the Archdiocese of Poland, April 9, 1999

Ecclesiology of Vatican II
by the Rev. Joseph Komonchak, March 27, 1999

"John Paul II, Defender of Faith and Reason"
by Jude P. Dougherty, 1999

Solidarity in America - The Church, the Poor, and Social Reform
by Archbishop Oscar Andres Rodriguez Maradiaga, S.D.B., March 23, 1999

The Holy See and the Middle East
by Archbishop Jean-Louis Tauran, March 9, 1999

Homily at the Inauguration Mass of The Very Rev. David M. O'Connell, C.M., J.C.D., given by The Very Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., Provincial Superior, Eastern Province, Congregation of the Mission

Inauguration Address by The Very Rev. David M. O'Connell, C.M., J.C.D.,
November 19, 1998

Vatican Ambassador Agostino Cacciavillan Receives Catholic University Medal, Nov. 16, 1998

President O'Connell Speaks at NCCB, Nov. 16, 1998

Symposium on Faith and Reason Pope John Paul II's 13th Encyclical

Remarks by the Very Rev. David M. O'Connell, C.M., at the symposium on Fides et Ratio

Remarks by Robin Darling Young, associate professor of theology at the symposium on Fides et Ratio

Remarks by John C. McCarthy, associate professor of philosophy at the symposium on Fides et Ratio

Remarks by Monsignor Robert Sokolowski, professor of philosophy at the symposium on Fides et Ratio

Address by H.E. Valdas Adamkus, President of the Republic of Lithuania

October 21, 1998

Remarks by the Very Rev. David M. O'Connell, C.M., on the occasion of the conferral of an honorary degree upon Valdas Adamkus, President of Lithuania

October 21, 1998

"Bridging Generations and Cultures: Catholic Lawyers for the Third Millennium" at The Catholic University of America

(4 February 1998)

The Coolidge Legacy - Cyrilla Barr, professor, Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at The Catholic University of America

(Presented at the Library of Congress Festival 1997)

Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright on Religious Freedom

(23 October 1997)

Tim Russert's Commencement Address to the Columbus School of Law

(24 May 1997)

Bob Newhart's Commencement Address

(17 May 1997)

The Role of Undergraduate Education in a Research University

Dr. Elizabeth Kennan

(17 May 1997)

Pope John Paul II's speech to the UN General Assembly

(5 October 1995)


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