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Mark Kretschmer, vice president for operations at Thomas Aquinas College (TAC), pictured with Thomas Kaiser, a biologist and researcher, and Lawerence Youngblood, an electrical engineer and director of Brompton Energy.

Thomas Aquinas College goes off the grid with green power plan

May 16, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

The Catholic college launched an energy program that has nearly eliminated the college’s carbon footprint while saving $600,000 a year. Read more

Portiuncula chapel on the campus of Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Catholic higher ed in 2023: 3 universities that thrived, 1 that decided to close its doors

Dec 29, 2023

By Kate Quiñones

CNA took a closer look at three Catholic universities that experienced impressive growth in 2023 and one that will be... Read more

Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula, California.

Thomas Aquinas College reports minimal damage amid tropical storm, earthquake

Aug 22, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Tropical Storm Hilary made landfall in California as the first such storm to hit the state in 84 years. Read more

Immaculata Church on the campus of the University of San Diego.

Analysis: Do California’s Catholic universities have to include abortion in their health plans?

Aug 21, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

While state law mandates coverage of abortion and transgender treatments, insurance industry experts say colleges and universities may have options. Read more

Our Mother of Perpetual Help Chapel on the New England Campus of Thomas Aquinas College sustained an April 9, 2023, fire causing thousands of dollars in damages.

An Easter miracle? Newly renovated chapel survives early morning blaze

Apr 13, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Although the church suffered extensive damage, its structure remained stable, something that Father Greg Markey believes was the work of... Read more

Carl Anderson, former Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, at the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas in Rome, March 17, 2022.

Read Carl Anderson's commencement address at Thomas Aquinas College

May 16, 2022

By CNA Staff

In his address to the graduates of Thomas Aquinas College on Saturday, Carl Anderson, former head of the Knights of... Read more

Father Dominic Legge, O.P., delivers the St. Thomas Day Lecture at Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paul, Calif., Jan. 28, 2020. Photo courtesy of TAC.

How Thomas Aquinas understood the Passion and the Trinity

Jan 29, 2020

Countering a common charge of contemporary theologians, Fr. Dominic Legge, O.P., said Tuesday that St. Thomas Aquinas' account of the... Read more

Bishop Daniel Flores of Brownsville delivers the St. Thomas Day Lecture at Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paul, Calif., Jan. 28, 2019. Photo courtesy of TAC.

How to read scripture with Thomas Aquinas and Bishop Flores

Jan 30, 2019

Christ, the Incarnate Word, is the aim of human living and all of history, Bishop Daniel Flores of Brownsville said... Read more

Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paul.

California wildfire forces evacuation at Thomas Aquinas College

Dec 5, 2017

The fast-spreading flames of a California wildfire reached the borders of the campus of Thomas Aquinas College early this week,... Read more

Birth Control.

Court rejects Catholic concerns about new contraception mandate rules

Nov 14, 2014

A U.S. appeals court ruled Friday against Catholic organizations with objections to the Obama administration’s latest opt-out rules for mandated... Read more

HHS secretary Kathleen Sebelius listens as President Obama announces the contraceptive mandate, Jan. 12, 2012. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza.

Catholic groups file suit in DC court against HHS mandate

Oct 23, 2013

Catholic organizations in Washington, D.C., and Thomas Aquinas College, have filed a suit against the Obama administration, asking for a... Read more

Dr. Ronald P. McArthur (1924 – 2013). Courtesy of Thomas Aquinas College.

Thomas Aquinas College founder remembered for humility

Oct 19, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Ronald P. McArthur, the founding president of Thomas Aquinas College, died Oct. 17 and is being remembered for the profound... Read more