Meet the Rector
Very Reverend Robert Barron, was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago in 1986. He served as associate pastor of Saint Paul of the Cross Parish before undertaking post-graduate studies in France. Upon completion of his doctorate, he joined the faculty of the University of Saint Mary of the Lake / Mundelein Seminary. Father Barron has held a number of positions at Mundelein, including chairperson and professor in the Department of Systematic Theology and associate director of the Doctor of Ministry Program. Additionally, Father Barron founded Word on Fire, a Catholic evangelism ministry. He is the author of eight books, including The Strangest Way: Walking the Christian Path, Creation as Discipleship, A Study of the DePotentia of Thomas Aquinas in Light of the Dogmatik of Paul Tillich, Thomas Aquinas: Spiritual Master, And Now I See: A Theology of Transformation, Heaven in Stone and Glass and Bridging the Great Divide and The Word on Fire: Proclaiming the Power of Christ and of the Priority of Christ: Toward a Postliberal Catholicism. Articles on theology and the spiritual life have appeared in numerous journals. Father Barron received the M.A. (Philosophy) from the Catholic University of America, the S.T.B., M.Div., and S.T.L. from the University of St. Mary of the Lake / Mundelein Seminary and the S.T.D. from the Institut Catholique de Paris.
October 28 2014
The Saint Pope John Paul II Chapel is Dedicated
The Saint Pope John Paul II Chapel is dedicated! Cardinal Francis George, O.M.I., dedicated the Chapel on October 19th.
October 28 2014
George Weigel on Saint Pope John Paul II
On October 19th, George Weigel delievered a lecture on Saint Pope John Paul II at Mundelein Seminary. Watch George Weigel's full lecture here!
October 10 2014
Newly Ordained Mass and Dinner
Our newly ordained priests stopped by Mundelein yesterday. They celebrated Mass and had dinner.
October 08 2014
Dr. Denis McNamara Featured in CNA Article
Faculty member and Assitant Director of the Liturgical Institute Dr. Denis McNamara was recently featured in an article by the Catholic News Agency. The article covers a conference that took place in Colorado Springs, CO by The Society for Catholic Liturgy.
October 06 2014
Thank You: Rector's Mass and Reception
Thank you for coming to the Rector's Mass and Reception. After Mass, we processed to the newly restored Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes. Despite the cold, the day was beautiful.
September 23 2014
Archbishop-Designate Blase Cupich visits Mundelein Seminary!
Archbishop-designate Blase Cupich visited Mundelein Seminary this morning for Mass and meetings with the faculty. He encouraged all seminarians to bring the joy of the faith to their family and friends. He encouraged us all to pray for an increase in vocations and to be thankful to those who have responded to God's call.
September 18, 2014 | 23rd Annual Golf Outing and Dinner
August 27 2014
September 9, 2014: Mundelein Seminary Lecture Series: Very Rev. Robert Barron
September 09 2014
November 23, 2014, 3:00 PM: Organ Rededication and Concert with Organist Nathan Laube
November 23 2014
Priesthood Gold and Silver Jubilees
May 02 2014
Mass & Marian Crowning
May 04 2014
40th Anniversary of the Summer Scripture Seminar at USML this Summer
April 08 2014