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  • 09/27/2021 8:40 AM | Anonymous

    On Friday, September 24, 2021, the Catholic Bishops of Canada released a statement of apology to the Indigenous Peoples of This Land. The following link provides the full text.

  • 08/16/2021 10:36 AM | Anonymous

  • 08/06/2021 7:21 AM | Anonymous

    Deadline for proposals, October 1, 2021

    Conference dates: March 3–5, 2022

    Conference website:

    Conference venue: Mercer University, Macon, Georgia

    Individual papers, research posters, panels, and lecture recitals on any topic related to music and the study of Christianity are welcome. We invite submissions representing a variety of approaches and perspectives, including ethnomusicology, historical musicology, theory and analysis, philosophy, theology, liturgy, congregational music, as well as other methodologies.

    SCSM encourages submissions from current graduate students. A $250 prize will be awarded for the best paper presented by a graduate student at the 2022 meeting.

    Please visit the conference website for proposal details. Please send submissions or questions to Marcell Steuernagel, program committee chair, at

    Note: We are planning on an in-person meeting, with the possibility of limited online offerings. When submitting a proposal, please indicate whether you intend to present in person or via online. If circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic require it, we will transition to a fully online format. Regardless, all conference participants need to be available during the days of the conference for synchronous sessions.

  • 07/19/2021 10:16 AM | Anonymous

    CTSA member Phyllis Zagano's presentation at the CTSA 2021 Convention's Practical Theology Topic Session - Church Work was recently published at

    View the document in PDF here.

  • 07/15/2021 2:48 PM | Elissa Cutter

    Hello colleagues,

    I am one of the co-editors for the blog WIT: Women in Theology, which was started by some of our fellow CTSA members when they were graduate students. It has since expanded and one of the things that we regularly do now is to include guest posts. We accept posts from both established academics and graduate students. Any submitted posts will get reviewed by members of our executive board, who will work with you on any necessary edits and/or formatting for the blog.

    The information about how to submit guest posts can be found here: We are an ecumenical Christian blog, so please share the information with your colleagues and graduate students.

    Thank you!

    Elissa Cutter, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Religious Studies & Theology
    Georgian Court University
    Co-Editor of WIT: Women in Theology

  • 07/08/2021 9:21 AM | Anonymous

    Please find below a link to the letter from the new Board of the International Network of Societies for Catholic Theology (INSeCT) written by Ruben Mendoza, President.

    5 July 2021 INSeCT Letter to Member Societies

  • 07/07/2021 5:06 PM | Elizabeth Groppe

    The Catholic-Mennonite "Bridgefolk" ecumenical initiative will host an online conference August 13-14, 2021 on the theme "Called Together to Face Racial Injustice: Starting Close In." 

    Speakers include Diana Hayes, Laurie Cassidy, and Steve Heinrichs.

    For more information and to register, click HERE

  • 07/06/2021 9:23 AM | Anonymous
    • Durham University’s Centre for Catholic Studies (CCS) in partnership with the Department of Catholic Studies at Duquesne University are pleased to announce a Call for Papers for the forthcoming conference on Lived Catholicism:

      Paradox and Prophecy: Why the Study of Lived Catholicism Matters

      15 & 16 November 2021

      Taking place ONLINE this second Lived Catholicism conference will consider: what are the paradoxes of Lived Catholicism and how can it be authentically prophetic? bringing together theologians, ethnographers, anthropologists, human geographers, psychologists and ethicists among others for interdisciplinary exchange and encounter.  


      Confirmed plenary speakers include:

      ·     Michele Dillon (author of Post-Secular Catholicism)

      ·     Valentina Napolitano (author of Migrant Hearts and the Atlantic Return: Transnationalism and the Roman Catholic Church)

      ·     Clare Watkins (author of Disclosing Church: An Ecclesiology Learned from Conversations in Practice)

      ·     Massimo Faggioli (author of Joe Biden and Catholicism in the United States)

      We are delighted that our speakers of 2020, Robert Orsi, Tricia Bruce, Alana Harris and Stephen Bullivant, will also be involved.



       We welcome two kinds of presentations:

    • ·          15-minute papers, presented live in several streams, and
    • ·          5-minute poster presentations, pre-recorded on video.

    The deadline for proposals is 1 October 2021.



    To see more information about the conference, to submit a paper proposal, or to register, please visit


    If you have any queries about this conference please contact Jane Lidstone -


  • 06/28/2021 9:36 AM | Anonymous

    The Women’s Consultation on Constructive Theology thank the women for the words of celebration and gratitude that they submitted for this year’s virtual “pass the mic.” The submissions are gathered for viewing at the following link: Please check them out!  

    Congratulations and thank you to all of the CTSA women for all they’ve done—named and unnamed—during the past two years. The guild is better for who our women members are and the work they do. 


  • 06/24/2021 10:21 AM | Anonymous

    Interpretation of Scriptural and Ecclesial Exegesis: The Search for an Integrated Theology 
    Conference dates: September 17 - 19, 2021
    Rochester, NY

    CFP  - Due August 1, 2021 

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