• Center for Faith & Culture Appoints Fr. Chris Valka, CSB, as Center Director
    Center for Faith & Culture Appoints Fr. Chris Valka, CSB, as Center Director

    The University of St. Thomas Donald S. Nesti, Cssp, Center for Faith & Culture has appointed Fr. Chris Valka, CSB, as the director for the Center.

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  • Herbert P. Edmundson, Jr. Receives Faithful Citizen Award
    Herbert P. Edmundson, Jr. Receives Faithful Citizen Award

    At the Faithful Citizenship Dinner with the theme of “Healing the World through Love,” the Center for Faith and Culture recognized Herbert P. Edmundson, Jr., Board Chair for the University of St. Thomas, with the Faithful Citizen Award.

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  • Earn a Master of Arts in Faith & Culture
    Earn a Master of Arts in Faith & Culture

    The Master of Arts in Faith and Culture (MAFC) graduate program is designed to form people in the professions, community leaders and church ministers capable of assisting others in the integration of personal and communal faith and the American way of life, as faithful citizen. 

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  • Master of Arts in Faith and Culture
    Master of Arts in Faith and Culture

    Our degree programs seek to form leaders capable of living and leading others to integrate the voice of faith with American culture. Learn more about our Master’s program and the Certificate program.

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Our Curriculum
Faith and the Dominant American Culture
… American way of life as embodied in the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution…
 
Christian Spiritual Journey in the American Context
…examine the dynamic and transformative relationship between the human person and God in Christ through the Holy Spirit…
 
Faith and Economics
… develop a broader vision and deeper understanding of economic justice issues in America...

 

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News at the Center
Center for Faith and Culture Honors Herbert P. Edmundson, Jr. 69, Ph.D., M.D. at Faithful Citizenship Dinner
More than 230 friends of the University of St. Thomas Donald S. Nesti, CSSp Center for Faith and Culture attended the seventh annual Faithful Citizenship Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 4 at Houston Country Club. The theme for this year’s dinner was “Healing the World through Love” and the honor of the Faithful Citizen Award was bestowed upon Herbert P. Edmundson, Jr. ’69, Ph.D., M.D., who currently serves as Board Chair for the University of St. Thomas.

Donald S. Nesti, CSSp, Center for Faith & Culture at the University of St. Thomas Appoints Fr. Chris Valka, CSB, as Center Director
The University of St. Thomas Donald S. Nesti, CSSp, Center for Faith & Culture (CFC) has appointed Fr. Chris Valka, CSB, as the director for the Center.  

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The Donald S. Nesti, CSSp Center for Faith & Culture
The Center seeks to understand and affect the relationship between and among the many facets of the American way of life in relation to God’s ongoing, loving encounter with humanity. We educate faith-full citizens to be artisans of dialogue and proclamation in articulating a God-centered vision of the world and how that vision strengthens the institutions that govern us as a people. Through its programmatic offerings the Center serves the local and regional Catholic, ecumenical and interreligious communities, our sister university communities, civic society, and various professional segments of our culture.
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