Very Rev. John Kartje

The Newman Forum brings an exceptional and unique opportunity to high school students who want to grow in their appreciation of the Catholic faith and our rich intellectual tradition. During my participation in the Forum’s conference in 2019, I was reminded of my own UChicago undergraduate training that always underscored the value of integrating all branches of knowledge. Now, as Rector of Mundelein Seminary, I am excited that we are able to collaborate with the Newman Forum to lend the support of the Archdiocese of Chicago to the formation of the next generation of Catholic thinkers and leaders. The students participating in these programs will deepen their own spirituality, will help evangelize their peers, and will certainly enrich both the present and the future of the Church.