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The Society for the Renewal of the Catholic Mind

"Seek to learn on Earth those truths which will remain ever valid in Heaven." ~ Saint Jerome

February 4th, 6:30PM | St. Jerome Institute | Dr. Michael Higgins

  • Read Book 9 Chapter 4 & Chapter 8 of Aristotle’s Ethics in preparation for discussion.
  • Members and SJI parents welcome for coffee and dessert reception at 6:30PM.
  • Seminar begins at 7:00PM.
  • In person attendees may participate in discussion.
  • Members may listen in to the discussion via Zoom. Seminar will not be recorded.
  • Invitation for SJI parents, members & one additional guest. 

St. Jerome Institute, 1800 Perry Street NE, Washington, DC 20018

20 spots available- early registration encouraged

We will consider the following:

What does it mean to love oneself?
Does self-love have anything to do with friendship? With serving others? With sacrificing oneself for others?

    Spouse / Guest's Name & Their Email

    Email Monica Guza, mguza@stjeromeinstitute.org with any questions.

    February, 11th | Heritage Hall, Catholic University of America |

    Liberal Education & the Restless Soul

    A conversation between St. Jerome Institute Headmaster Peter Crawford and Drs. Benjamin and Jenna Storey about their book,

    Why We Are Restless: On the Modern Quest for Contentment

    • Members reception, light hors d’oeuvres 7:00-7:30PM
    • Conversation begins at 7:30PM
    • Attend in person or online. Zoom link included in RSVP confirmation email. 
    • Open to members & one additional guest. Families enrolled at SJI are also invited. 

    Catholic University of America
    Heritage Hall 

    620 Michigan Ave. NE,Washington, DC 20064

      Spouse / Guest's Name & Their Email

      Upcoming Events of Interest
      Four Quartets by T. S. Eliot
      | Reading Together |

      Sponsored by CUA’s English Department

      • February 7th, 8-9:30pm: “The Dry Salvages”

      With Dr. Gregory Baker, Dr. Michael Mack, and Dr. Taryn Okuma. Location: TBA.

      • March 14th, 8-9:30pm: “Little Gidding”

      With Dr. Daniel Gibbons, Dr. Tobias Gregory, and Mr. Ryan Wilson. Location: TBA.

      In Person Attendance Only

      What Our New Members Are Saying

      Many thanks for the important work of the Society for the Renewal of the Catholic Mind. SJI is a model for everyone involved in classical and Catholic liberal education around the country. It is also a joy and a blessing to our daughter.

      Dr. Benjamin Storey
      Jane Gage Hipp Professor of Politics and International Affairs; Director, the Tocqueville Program

      Grateful for the hope you are bringing to those of us who care deeply about Catholic education. Thank you for taking the risk; it really is for all of us! I look forward to learning more from your experience in order to share with our community down here in Alabama. Praying for your work.

      Dr. Mandy Reimer
      Neurology Specialist in Opelika, AL

      Happy to support the ground-breaking, faith-filled efforts of SJI! I look forward to enriching my mind and enjoying the community that comes together for the Society’s offerings.

      Elisabeth Sullivan
      Executive Director of the Institute for Catholic Liberal Education

      Proud to support the great work St. Jerome Institute is doing to mold the hearts and minds of the leaders of tomorrow!

      Katie Garvey
      Director of Gift Planning and Stewardship at Stand Together

      All Members Gain Access to the Following:

        • Invitations to exclusive lectures by the founders of SJI and other prominent guests.


        • Early registration for Great Books seminars and other SJI events.


        • Inclusion in SJI round table discussions with SJI teachers exploring questions of culture, education, and parenting.

      Premium Members

      Friends who make a $1,000 gift are enrolled as Premium Members and receive two tickets for SJI’s Annual Gala.

      Honored Members

        • Four tickets to SJI’s Annual Gala


        • Opportunity to build an SJI-inspired library at home. Each year you will receive two works of literature or philosophy, accompanied by a personalized letter from the SJI team discussing the meaning and significance of the work.
      Previous Events:

      Adulting: How to Major in Life

      with Dr. Anna Bonta Moreland & Dr. Thomas W. Smith

      Friday, September 23rd, 2021

      Handing Down, Not Holding Back: Tradition and Religious Art

      by Artist Daniel Mitsui

      Friday, March 26th, 2021

      Liberal Education and Social Crisis

      by Dr. Michael Hanby

      Friday, December 4th, 2020