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Welcome to The School of Canon Law

The School of Canon Law is an ecclesiastical faculty preparing students for licentiate and doctorate degrees authorized by the Apostolic See. The School is a community of students, faculty, and staff working together for the purpose of the study of canon law in service to the Catholic Church, with particular attention to the needs and opportunities of the Church in the United States. As of December 13, 2001, the Board of Trustees approved the re-establishment of the School of Canon Law as a separate ecclesiastical school of the University. | More... 


The Frederick R. McManus
Memorial Lecture


Thursday, October 29, 2015; 4:30 PM
Caldwell Auditorium

Associate Director of the Secretariat for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Topic: TBA



Catholic University to Welcome Pope Francis

  • Welcome New Faculty

    The School of Canon Law welcomes Sr. Nancy Bauer, O.S.B., of Saint Benedict’s Monastery, St. Joseph, Minnesota; and Fr. Anthony McLaughlin of the Diocese of Tyler, Texas…

New Canon Law Degree Program

The Masters in Church Administration (M.C.A.) degree is a one-year residential program providing graduate education for curial and parochial officials engaged in a wide variety of ministries in the diocese other than Canonical Affairs or the Diocesan Tribunal. | More...

Upcoming Events


Father Robert Kaslyn, S.J., Dean,
announces that Mr. William Daniel, J.C.L. will join the Faculty of the School of Canon Law beginning in the Fall Semester, 2015. 

 Summer 2015 Schedule of Classes:

 Session One: June 1-26
 Exam: June 25-26

 Session Two: July 6-31
 Exam: July 30-31

 Comprehensive Exam
  July 30-31, 2014


 The Institute on
Matrimonial Tribunal Practice

June 15-26, 2015