What Distinguishes Aquinas Institute from other Schools of Theology and Ministry? 

Aquinas Institute Mission Statement:

Impelled by the Catholic faith and the Dominican mission, Aquinas Institute of Theology educates men and women to preach, to teach, to minister, and to lead. 

Our Hallmarks

A Catholic, graduate school of Theology in the Dominican Tradition

#1

It's a place dedicated to study for the Dominican friars while fully committed to educating the next generation of lay leaders in our Church. 

#2

It's a place to dialogue with modern science, Catholic morality, and Church tradition about the ethical questions of our day. 

#3

It offers an opportunity to study in a small yet rigorous graduate school of theology while utilizing the resources of a nearby large Jesuit university.

#4

It's a place to share the classroom, grow in faith, and form community with the next generation of Dominican friars.  

#5

It features a program to study the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas O.P. within the Dominican tradition. 

#6

It engages with the modern world that so desperately needs to hear the words of the Gospel. 

Dominican Friars praying the Liturgy of the Hours at their House of Studies in  River Forest, Illinois. This is the original location for Aquinas Institute of Theology founded in 1925.