The Catholic University of America

The Eighth Annual Frederick R. McManus Memorial Lecture


                                                    Roger Grant


Speaker: Professor Duncan Stroik
Professor of Architecture, University of Notre Dame

Topic:  Church Architecture since Vatican II 

Open to the public

 Thursday, October 30, 2014
4:00 PM

Caldwell Auditorium

Duncan G. Stroik is a practicing architect, author, and Professor of Architecture at the University of Notre Dame.  His award-winning work includes the Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel in Santa Paula, California and the Shrine Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe in LaCrosse, Wisconsin.   A frequent lecturer on sacred architecture and the classical tradition, Stroik co-edited Reconquering Sacred Space and has recently authored The Church Building as a Sacred Place:  Beauty, Transcendence and the Eternal.  Mr. Stroik is an inaugural member of the Society for Catholic Liturgy and founding editor of Sacred Architecture Journal.  He is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the Yale University School of Architecture.

Professor Stroik’s portfolio, etc., are available on his website: ; his website at the University of Notre Dame is