CASC Lumen Magazine_Spring 2022


THE RYAN AND MURPHY INSTITUTES The Freedom, Subsidiarity and Spirit of Gift Conference, hosted by the John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought and University of Public Service – Ludovika, will take place in Budapest, Hungary, in June. The Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy, along with several other institutions, are co-sponsors of this two-day conference dedicated to exploration of the Catholic social teaching principle of subsidiarity and its various applications, especially in regard to business, economy and society.

25 Latino Scholars

Latino Scholars studied abroad in Rome in 2022 3

currently enrolled

Approximately 20 high school students

In anticipation of this summer’s conference, the Ryan and Murphy

participate in Verso L’alto, a college pathways program

Institutes developed a webinar series for the 2021-22 academic year to introduce themes that will be further explored in June. The four-part series examined public debt, fair and just taxation, the principle of subsidiarity, and the initiative of the Economy of Communion:  “National Public Debt: A Threat to Freedom” featuring Dr. Zachary Stangebye, University of Notre Dame, Oct. 5, 2021  “On Paying our Fair Share” featuring Dr. Robert Kennedy, University of St. Thomas, Nov. 30, 2021  “Subsidiarity: Beyond a Principle of Efficiency” featuring Dr. F. Russell Hittinger, Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, Feb. 24, 2022  “Economy of Communion” featuring Dr. Jeanne Buckeye, University of St. Thomas, March 30, 2022

Our scholars represent 7 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES and are pursuing 19 DIFFERENT MAJORS


ALL LATINO SCHOLAR SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS serve the local Latino community as catechists or youth group leaders, leaders of a faith-based community on campus for Latino students, and leaders of the college pathways program

The Latino Scholars program is on track to welcome nearly 35 students for the 2022-23 academic year

A recording of each event in the series may be found at link.stthomas. edu/archive .

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