Wethersfield Institute

Over the years we have published dozens of collections of essays and writings by prominent thinkers and scholars on topics of Catholic culture, history, and teaching.

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(Proceedings from 1986 conference)

Papers presented by Matthew Santirocco, Meyer Reinhold, Daniel Sherrin, Jozef Ijewijn, and George Kennedy. 

Latin and the Church

Papers presented by Matthew Santirocco, Meyer Reinhold, Daniel Sherrin, Jozef Ijewijn, and George Kennedy. 

A revision of Egan’s presentation sponsored by the Wethersfield Institute at Columbia University during a conference “Latin in Today’s World” from September 5-7, 1986.

Newman Today

(Proceedings from 1988 conference)

Papers presented by Paul Chavasse, Marvin O’Connell, Ian Ker, Jose Morales, and Stanley Jaki.

The Catholic Writer

(Proceedings from 1989 conference)

Papers presented by Gregory Wolfe, Russell Hittinger, Edward A. Synan, Michael Novak, Frederick Wilhelmsen, Alice von Hildebrand, and more.

The Catholic Woman

(Proceedings from 1990 conference)

Papers presented by Mary Rousseau, Janet Smith, Alice von Hildebrand, and Mary Hayden.

The Mind and the Heart of the Church

(Proceedings from 1991 conference)

Papers presented by James Hitchcock, Robert A. George, Jude P. Dougherty, Ronald P. McArthur, Paul V. Mankowski, SJ, Janet E. Smith, Alice von Hildebrand.

Genesis of a Slander: Columbus, Catholics and the New World

(March 5, 1992)

By Fr. Marvin O’Connell, professor of history at the University of Notre Dame.


(Proceedings from 1992 conference)

Papers presented by Rev. Marvin R. O’Connell, Msgr. Florence D. Cohalan, and Dr. Lewis A. Tambs.

Genesis 1 Through the Ages

by Fr. Stanley  L.  Jaki, 1992

Is There a Universe?

(Published by Wethersfield Institute, 1993)

by Stanley L. Jaki,

Sigrid Undset on Saints and Sinners

(Proceedings from the 1993 Conference)

Papers presented by Susan T. Vigilante, Evelyn Birge Vitz, Erasmo Leiva-Merikakis, Paul Evans, Msgr. Edward A. Synan, Mitzi M. Brunsdale, and David A. Bovenizer.

Christopher Dawson's Insights: Can a Culture Survive the Loss of Its Religious Roots?

(Proceedings of the 1993 Conference and published by Ignatius Press in 1995)

Papers presented at a Conference Sponsored by the Wethersfield Institute, New York City, October 15, 1993.

The Ever Illuminating Wisdom of St. Thomas Aquinas

(Proceedings of the October 1994 Conference)

Papers presented by Peter Kreeft, Marie I. George, John M. Haas, Ralph McInerny, Russell Hittinger and Ronald McArthur.

Science and Evidence for Design in the Universe

(Proceedings of the September 1999 Conference)

Papers presented by William A. Dembski, Stephen C. Meyer, and Michael J. Behe.

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