Catholicism on Campus

How the Faith Is Presented at Secular Schools

On leafy Stockton Street, a short walk from the Princeton campus, sits the Aquinas Institute, home to the university’s Catholic ministry program. Housed in the elegant residence once owned by the German novelist Thomas Mann, the institute has been the official representative of the church on the New Jersey campus since the 1920s. Princeton’s Catholic Club, as it was first known, was started by a group of faculty members and originally...

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Maurice Timothy Reidy is a former associate editor of Commonweal.