The Most Reverend John McCarthy Lecture Series on the Catholic Church in the 21st Century

The series honors the Most Reverend John McCarthy, who led the Diocese of Austin from 1985 to 2001, and underscores the university’s commitment to its Catholic roots and Holy Cross heritage. Held on campus through the School of Arts and Humanities, the McCarthy Lecture Series brings Catholic religious and lay experts from around the country to discuss issues facing the Catholic Church in the 21st century. The lectures are free and open to the public.

2022-23 Lectures:

Fall 2022

On Monday, October 17, 2022, ϲʿ's University welcomedDr.Christine Astorga, Professor and past Chairof the Theology Department at University of Portland. Dr. Astorgapresented herlecture, "

Spring 2023

On Monday February 13, 2023, ϲʿ's University will welcomeDr. Nathan Garcia, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious and Theological Studies at ϲʿ's University. Dr. Garcia will presenthis lecture,