Fr. Bacik

Named in honor of Father James Bacik, the $500,000 Endowed Chair in Theological Studies will be used to provide the following transformational opportunities:

  • Resources to support the housing of Father James Bacik’s archives at Lourdes University
  • Funding a scholarship for undergraduate and graduate Theological Studies students
  • Providing the resources necessary to become competitive in recruiting respected faculty who are exceptionally well-prepared in their profession and have extensive teaching experience
  • Improving the students’ learning experience with advanced technology tools and materials within the field of Theological Studies
  • Facilitating programs that allow our students to serve our community
  • Increasing professional development opportunities for the Father Bacik Chair
  • Supporting an ongoing lecture series, named in honor of Father Bacik


Interested in learning more? View the digital collection of Father Bacik’s work.