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.
September 29 2014
Oct 26th| Cardinal Mundelein Theater Organ Concert
Sunday October 26th, Cardinal Mundelein Theatre Organ Redication concert with Lew Williams
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 16 2014
October 5th: Rector's Mass and Reception
The Rector’s Mass and Donor Reception with Fr. Robert Barron.
September 09 2014
Fr. Robert Barron delivers lecture at University Club of Chicago
Fr. Robert Barron gave an excellent talk at the Univesity Club of Chicago entitled, "The Meeting of Heaven and Earth: A Theology of the Temple."
September 03 2014
9.9.14 Luncheon Lecture by Fr. Robert Barron
Make sure you get your ticket to Fr. Robert Barron's 11:30 a.m. luncheon lecture on September 9th, 2014 at the University Club of Chicago. Fr. Barron's lecture is entitled, "The Meeting of Heaven and Earth: A Theology of the Temple."
August 26 2014
Opening Day of School
Yesterday was the opening day of school at Mundelein Seminary! We're so excited to have Dr. Scott Hahn on the faculty!
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