The Catholic University of America

Inauguration Photo Galleries

Archbishop Agustine Di NoiaUniversity Mass on Patronal Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas

Archbishop Augustine Di Noia, O.P., the secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, was the principal celebrant and homilist at the Mass in honor of Catholic University's patron St. Thomas Aquinas. CUA faculty attended the Mass in academic regalia and classes were canceled to allow the full university community to celebrate the beginning of the spring semester with prayer.

 

 

John Garvey at inaugurationInauguration of John Garvey: The Inaugural Ceremony

During a Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Jan. 25, 2011, John Garvey was inaugurated as the 15th president of The Catholic University of America. (Photos by Ed Pfueller, Jenna Isaacson, and Peter Lockley)

 

 

 

Cardinal Wuerl at inauguration MassInauguration of John Garvey: The Inaugural Mass

Among the more than 100 priests, bishops, and cardinals who concelebrated the inaugural Mass were Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl, archbishop of Washington; Cardinal Francis E. George, archbishop of Chicago; Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley, archbishop of Boston; Archbishop Pietro Sambi, apostolic nuncio; a dozen bishops; and two previous CUA presidents, Rev. William J. Byron, S.J., and Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., of Trenton, N.J. (Photos by Ed Pfueller, Jenna Isaacson, and Peter Lockley)

 

Inaugural ProcessionInauguration of John Garvey: The Inaugural Procession

Delegates from 80 colleges and universities, members of CUA’s Board of Trustees, faculty, administrators, and clergy processed into the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception for the inauguration of John Garvey as president of Catholic University. (Photos by Ed Pfueller, Jenna Isaacson, and Peter Lockley)

 

 

Garveys on way to inaugurationInauguration of John Garvey: Preparing for the Inaugural Ceremony

On the morning of Jan. 25, 2011, John Garvey made his way to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., for Mass and his formal investiture as the 15th president of The Catholic University of America. There he was greeted by bishops, clergy, faculty, and other guests who came to witness the inauguration. (Photos by Ed Pfueller, Jenna Isaacson, and Peter Lockley)

  

 

Garveys and Bishop O'Connell at March for Life CUA President Joins Students at March For Life

On the day before his inauguration as Catholic University’s 15th president, John Garvey addressed CUA students in Caldwell Hall Auditorium before they left campus to participate in the 38th Annual March for Life, calling on them to “be the kind, loving face of Catholic University, the Catholic Church, and the pro-life cause” when they come face to face with those on the opposite side of the cause. (Photos by Ed Pfueller)


  

Faculty RountableIntellect and Virtue Faculty Roundtable

Six CUA faculty members kicked off a discussion of the inaugural theme of Intellect and Virtue: The Idea of a Catholic University with a panel addressing the question, “What does faith have to do with intellect?” (Photos by Ed Pfueller)


 

 

John Garvey with student volunteers on MLK service dayMLK Day of Service

Approximately 300 members of the CUA community — including President John Garvey and his wife, Jeanne —participated in a day of community service on Monday, Jan. 17, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. (Photos by Ed Pfueller)


 

 

Rev. Bryan J. McEntegart speaks at his inauguration in 1953.CUA Inaugural History

On Jan. 25, President John Garvey will be inaugurated as the 15th president of The Catholic University of America. Click on the photo at left of Rev. Bryan J. McEntegart speaking at his 1953 inauguration to see a photo gallery of images dating back to 1897 from the inaugurations of some of CUA’s previous presidents. (Photos courtesy of CUA Archives)