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Please pray for the repose of the soul of Dr. Ken J. Kaiser (’78), who died this on March 28. 

The College is offering an excellent estate-planning tool — free of charge — to all of its friends and benefactors. 

Thomas Aquinas is a famously low-tech college, yet it nonetheless has successfully made the jump to online learning in just one week.

“I am pleased to report that, after a brief hiatus, Thomas Aquinas College is back in session,” observes President Michael F. McLean.

After learning that they would need to depart campus early this year, California students staged a performance of Shakespeares Hamlet.

“Simply put, we have now a great opportunity, and a responsibility, to pray,” observes Rev. Michael Hurley, O.P. (’99).

On Thursday evening Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a “stay at home” order for the State of California.

Rev. Jerome Zeiler, O.P. (’00) has penned poignant dialogue about some of the many ways Our Lord is at work during this time of ubiquitous closures.

After President McLean announced at lunch Tuesday that students were to return to their homes, members of the Senior Class gathered for a photo on the Chapel steps.

The Board of Governors has decided to close our two campuses and allow your children to return to the safety of their homes and families.

“From Valley Forge to Appomattox: George Washington and the Formation of the American Nation,” by The Hon. J. Leon Holmes, United States District Judge (retired)

New England Chaplain Rev. Greg Markey organized a Rosary Procession for an end to the spread of the novel coronavirus.

In light of recent developments regarding the novel coronavirus, Thomas Aquinas College is taking additional steps to minimize the disease’s potential effects on our two campuses.

The latest news, events, and photos from both campuses

On Wednesday morning Thomas Aquinas College’s chaplains began leading the community in praying the following Novena to St. Joseph for protection from the novel coronavirus.

Featuring articles by Michael Augros, John J. Goyette, Fr. Sebastian Walshe, O. Praem., and Christopher A. Decaen

TAC alumni came out in force to support their alma mater for the Third Annual Alumni Days of Giving — boosting their giving by 19 percent from the previous year.

On Tuesday, in between Don Rags sessions, students at Thomas Aquinas College, California, made their way to St. Augustine Hall for the semi-annual campus blood drive.

Each fall, during the mid-semester break for Don Rags, the students of Thomas Aquinas College host an Open-Mic Night to showcase their musical talents.

Last weekend Meany Gymnasium hosted the championships games in this year’s intramural basketball tournament on the New England campus.

Writing in First Things, George Weigel has high praise for Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel.

An interview with Dean John J. Goyette

For the first time, the students of Thomas Aquinas College, New England, participated in the Lenten practice of praying the Stations of the Cross.

Steps the College is taking to reduce the threat of contamination

Mr. Guinee is a managing partner and founder of Constitution Capital Partners, a full-service alternative asset manager

This Lent alumnus attorney David A. Shaneyfelt (’81) has once more turned his attention to the trial of Jesus Christ.

Dr. Seeley explains the effects of astronomy on history and culture, and why its study is an important part of a liberal education.

The students of on Thomas Aquinas College celebrated Mardi Gras a few days early this year, with freshmen hosting Mardi Gras dances on both coasts.

The Office of Career Services hosted a visit from Ray Walshe, a regional vice president and energy underwriter for Starr Technical Risks Agency.

​Please pray for the repose of the soul Frances O’Connor Hardart, a longtime member of the Thomas Aquinas College Board of Governors, who died on February 19.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Stephen Atchley, who died on February 16.

Thomas A. Alexander (’99) is the subject of a new story on the Cardinal Newman Society’s website, “Pentagon Leader: Faithful Catholic Education Provided ‘Fundamentals to Succeed.’”

On Saturday evening the men of Thomas Aquinas College, New England, put their cooking and table-service skills to work on behalf of the campus’ women.

Dr. Jennifer Rosato presented a discussion titled “Raissa Mariatain’s Adventures in Grace,” about the life of the French poet, philosopher, and wife of famed Thomist Jacques Maritain.

Alumna Maggie Tuttle (’10), who works as a Senior Customer Success Manager for Talent Solutions at LinkedIn, presented a workshop to students on both coasts.

A recent Archdiocese of Los Angeles vocations talk on the California campus featured two alumni seminarians: Jorge Moncada Hernandez (’18) and Paul Collins (’14).

Walking and Marching for Life, alumni news, photos & more!

Members of the Thomas Aquinas College community gave thanks for and to a stalwart champion of the Catholic Church and her works, Richard A. Grant.

Groups of about 20 Thomas Aquinas College students from all classes — seniors and freshmen, sophomores and juniors — gathered in classrooms on both coasts for the All-College Seminar.

Text and audio of a recent Tutor Talk on the California campus.

​Fox News has published a story about “pro-life women [who] are fighting to redefine female ‘empowerment,’” including Lauretta Brown (’13). 

For three days this summer, Thomas Aquinas College will host scholars from across the country who seek the truth in the footsteps of the Angelic Doctor.

The College’s Office of Career Advisement hosted a Career Strategies Workshop on the California campus that was simulcast to New England via video teleconferencing.

On Saturday a group of some 20 students from Thomas Aquinas College, New England, and recent alumni took an evening ski/snowboarding trip.

The Cardinal Newman Society has asked Joe Guinee (’21) and Jean Guerreiro (’22) to take control of its Instagram account for a day.

Another beloved Thomas Aquinas College tradition has been replicated and adapted for the College’s newly opened campus in Northfield, Massachusetts.

 

“We discover, as we study Aquinas, that he’s not only our master in the classroom, he’s a master of the spiritual life.”

“It is an invitation, I think, through the Scriptures, on this Feast of Thomas, to do as he did.”

“Does the Father Want the Son to Die? Aquinas on Christ's Passion and the Trinity”

“The Love of Learning and the Desire for God”

Countering a common charge of contemporary theologians, Fr. Dominic Legge, O.P., said Tuesday that St. Thomas Aquinas' account of the Passion is profoundly Trinitarian.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Robert F. Richard, who died on January 15.

For the first, time, the College’s students participated in the National March for Life in Washington, D.C., thanks to the opening of Thomas Aquinas College, New England, last fall.

Some 250 Thomas Aquinas College, California, students participated in the 16th annual Walk for Life West Coast in San Francisco.

Mr. Bachmann is the father of Rev. Mark Bachmann, O.S.B. (’82), a priest and the guestmaster at Our Lady of the Annunciation of Clear Creek Abbey in Hulbert, Oklahoma.

Last weekend the campus of Thomas Aquinas College, California, was blessed with a visit from a new friend, His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins, Archbishop of Toronto.

Text and audio of a lecture by Dr. Timothy B. Noone, professor of philosophy at The Catholic University of America

When the March is over, friends are welcome to enjoy a free concert by the St. Paul’s Choir, courtesy of an invitation from alumnus Eric Maurer (’98).

“As a sophomore at the recently opened east coast campus of Thomas Aquinas College … Kelly volunteered to help plan the college’s first trip to the March for Life.”

On Saturday evening the students and faculty families of Thomas Aquinas College, New England, gathered in Olivia Music Hall for the first-ever Epiphany Dance.

Commencement speaker, Annual Report, photos and more

Dozens of students traveled to Downtown Los Angeles on Saturday for OneLife LA — the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ event to promote dignity of human life.

John Heney was a scientist, an engineer by training, who spent many years at the Hughes Research Laboratory in Malibu, working on cutting-edge, top-secret government contracts. 

The Most Rev. Thomas John Paprocki, Bishop of Springfield in Illinois, has agreed to serve as the College’s 2020 Commencement Speaker.

The Walk for Life West Coast has released a video featuring footage from last year's walk, and Thomas Aquinas College students can be seen throughout.

Having recently completed his flight training for the Apache helicopter, U.S. Army Warrant Officer Alex Potts (’14) is now stationed in Katterbach, Germany.

Sr. Maria Kiely, OSB (’77) serves on the editorial committee for the International Commission on English in the Liturgy.

“These are the things that human beings were made to do, and these are what can bring them happiness.”

Thomas A. Alexander (’99) has been named the Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict.

In Humble Servant of Truth, Mrs. O’Reilly tells the story of the Angelic Docto. 

“The mystery of Christmas was made known to us at night.”

Robert Barbera is founder of the Mentoris Project, which publishes biographies and novels based on the lives of prominent Italians and Italian- Americans.

The Greenfield Reporter has named the opening of Thomas Aquinas College, New England, as one of its biggest stories of 2019.

A regular writer on Catholic Exchange, alumna author Suzie Andres (’87) opens her latest column with a timely question: What is the Perfect Christmas Gift?

"When I look at the beauty of these grounds, it just cries for a presence, a human presence here."

A festive celebration among many of the dear friends who have given generously to the College and its students over the last year.

“The whole pioneer experience is something that I am very much familiar with,” says new tutor Dr. Benjamin Block.

Amazon Smile gives .5 percent of the price of all eligible purchases to the charitable organization of its customers’ choice — including Thomas Aquinas College.

Thomas Aquinas College invites alumni, parents, benefactors, and other friends to walk and pray for the unborn with its students in January.

In this, his first year as a member of the Thomas Aquinas College faculty, Dr. Peter Cross is teaching on the College’s California campus.

The best book on American democracy is written by a French nobleman, Alexis de Tocqueville.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Winifred Catherine Buckley, sister-in-law of Chaplain Rev. Cornelius M. Buckley, S.J.

It’s finals week at Thomas Aquinas College, and students are supplementing their academic preparation with various forms of spiritual preparation.

The legal-news website Law360 has identified 160 lawyers as its 2019 MVPs, including Raymond Tittmann (’94).

The students of Thomas Aquinas College, California, transformed St. Joseph Commons into a formal ballroom for the annual Christmas dance.

Chaplain Rev. Greg Markey and the Thomas Aquinas College Choir led a service of “Advent Lessons & Carols” in Our Mother of Perpetual Help Chapel.

New crest, a time of Thanksgiving, photos & more!

On Friday night students at Thomas Aquinas College, California, gathered in St. Joseph Commons for a campus-wide contest based on the TV gameshow Jeopardy!

Miss Walsh is the founder and director of Secret Garden Educational Pathways, an online tutoring and remediation service for students with special needs.

The Washington Examiner recently featured a profile of alumnus Matt Valliere (’05), executive director of the Patients Rights Action Fund.

With the addition of the New England campus in August, the College had reason to revise its official crest and, as a result, it has now adopted — for the first time — a motto.

Writing in the National Catholic Register, Patrick J. Reilly considers a question often raised by Thomas Aquinas College’s prospective students.

The Thomas Aquinas College, California, Choir and Orchestra hosted a Thanksgiving Concert as part of the St. Vincent de Paul Lecture and Concert Series.

In honor of the Holy Family, Thomas Aquinas College will hold its first annual Parents’ Day of Giving on May 1, the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker.

Throughout Lent, the College invites its friends to pray the Stations of the Cross, along with our students, daily.

Caroline Johnson, M.D. (’97)

“The diverse and in-depth education I received at Thomas Aquinas College was extremely valuable, first and foremost, for my soul; but it also proved to be more beneficial for my vocation as a physician than all the ‘hard sciences’ combined, perfectly blending the practical with the philosophical, and allowing me to see Christ in all whom I treat.”

– Caroline Johnson, M.D. (’97)

Internal Medicine Hospitalist