In the Garaventa Center’s early years, substantial energy went into hosting national conferences on focused topics at the intersection of Catholic intellectual life and American culture. 

Previous conferences include:

2013: The Impact of Catholic Education in America: Past, Present and Future

2010: History (1933-1948): What We Choose to Remember

2007: The American Experiment: Religious Freedom

2005: Teaching, Faith, and Service: the Foundation of Freedom

Contact us at to request the proceedings of these meetings, in downloadable pdf form.