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Education BlogThe Cardinal Newman Society"...a public conscience for Catholic higher education,"Father Matthew Lamb,
Ave Maria University"...a voice crying out in the wilderness,"Father Benedict Groeschel, CFR"...simply one of the most effective Catholic apostolates in America,"Brian St. Paul, editor InsideCatholic.com
Patrick J. Reilly founded The Cardinal Newman Society in 1993 and serves as President and CEO.
Reilly has written numerous articles on Catholic higher education and other education and Catholic issues for Catholic World Report, Inside the Vatican, ZENIT, Crisis, Legatus, Chronicle of Higher Education, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, Chronicle of Philanthropy, Lay Witness, Los Angeles Times and other publications, and he has appeared on FOX News, MSNBC, EWTN and numerous radio programs to discuss The Cardinal Newman Society’s work. He has co-edited CNS publications including The Enduring Nature of the Catholic University (2009), The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College (2009) and Newman’s Idea of a University: The American Response (Newman House Press, 2002). Reilly authored “Considering Honors and Platforms” (October 2009), a paper for the Center for the Study of Catholic Higher Education.
Reilly earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and communications (print journalism) from Fordham University (New York) in 1991, and a master’s degree in public administration from The American University (Washington, D.C.) in 1993. He and his wife Rosario, president of Aquinas Learning LLC, have five children.