Faith and Reason
Catholic College Summer Program
Monday, July 20, through Friday, July 24, 2020
Due to restrictions as a result of COVID-19, there is no overnight component this year. Students will arrive at 9am each day, and finish at 8pm. Further, registration is limited to 23 students, so you are encouraged to register ASAP. Finally, there is an online option: online students will attend the seminars and are encouraged to participate in discussion.
About Faith and Reason
Specifically designed for advanced high school and first-year college students, the Faith and Reason Catholic College Summer Program offers participants a unique opportunity to come to a richer, deeper understanding of the Catholic faith.
A Catholic College Summer Program
Encouraging a life devoted to wisdom, this catholic summer program features a liberal arts approach to learning. Specifically, participants will:
- Explore the relationship between faith and reason
- Examine the perennial questions of humanity
- Develop their communication skills
- Learn how to analyze difficult arguments
- Prepare for college studies
- Integrate their moral, intellectual and spiritual development
Eligibility & Cost
Students must be at least age 15 to participate in the Faith and Reason catholic summer program. The cost of the week long, day summer program is $250, which includes lunch and dinner each day. Due to space limitations, registration is closed when we reach 23 participants.
The online option, which allows students to participate in the seminars online from home, is $100.
9am Morning Prayer in St. Vincent Basilica
5:00pm Evening Prayer with the Monastic Community
6:00pm Evening Activity
7:45pm Night Prayer and Closing Discussion
About the Director of Faith and Reason
Dr. Michael Krom received his Doctorate in philosophy at Emory University in 2007 and is currently the chair of the philosophy department at Saint Vincent. He has authored a book on religion and politics and continues to publish works in Catholic moral and political thought. Dr. Krom will lead the Faith and Reason Catholic college summer program throughout its duration.
Michael P. Krom, PhD
Professor and Chair of Philosophy
Director, Benedictine Leadership Studies