The Catholic University of America


Faith Development 

College is a time to make your faith your own. Spiritual formation and faith development at the Catholic University of America is a committed to helping students appropriate an adult spirituality and a deeper knowledge of Church teaching. Faith development is always coupled with opportunities for fellowship so that students can develop friendships that are committed to seeking a deeper faith together.  Please visit the links below to learn more about the various opportunities for faith development at CUA.


RENEW groups are small faith communities that meet weekly for fellowship and to discuss the upcoming Sunday's Scriptures


Retreats give students the chance to learn more about their faith and spend a prayerful weekend away in a setting outside the city  

RCIA and Confirmation

RCIA and Confirmation are the avenues by which students become fully received into the Catholic Church

Vocational Discernment

The vocational discernment program at CUA guides students who are considering entering the seminary or religious life

Student Leadership

The formation of Christian servant leaders is vital to the witness of the life of Church on campus   

Student Groups

Faith-based organizations give students the chance to be active on behalf of particular aspects of the Catholic mission of CUA

Encounter the Spirit

Encounter the Spirit is a charismatic praise and worship group that gathers together to give glory and honor to the Lord in thanksgiving for all He is doing in our lives