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List of Annual CBA Meetings

# YEAR DATES HOST INSTITUTION LOCATION
1 1937 Oct. 9-10 CCD* (see note 1) St. Louis, MO
2 1938 Oct. 1-2 CCD* Hartford, CT
3 1939 Nov. 4-5 CCD* Cincinnati, OH
4 1940 Aug. 27-28 Medieval Inst. and St. Augustine’s Seminary Toronto, Ont.
5 1941 Nov. 15-16 CCD* Philadelphia, PA
6 1942 Sept. 1-2 St. Mary’s Seminary Cleveland, OH
* 1943 * [no meeting] *
7 1944 Aug. 22-23 St. Mary’s College Notre Dame, IN
8 1945 Aug. 22-23 Manhattanville College New York, NY
9 1946 Aug. 27-29 St. John’s Seminary Boston, MA
10 1947 Aug. 27-28 St. Thomas Seminary Denver, CO
11 1948 Aug. 24-26 St. Joseph’s Seminary Yonkers, NY
12 1949 Aug. 23-25 Mount St. Mary’s Seminary Emmitsburg, MD
13 1950 Aug. 22-24 Kenrick Seminary St. Louis, MO
14 1951 Nov. 8-10 CCD* Buffalo, NY
15 1952 Aug. 26-28 St. Procopius Abbey Lisle, IL
16 1953 Aug. 25-27 St. Paul University Seminary Ottawa, Ont.
17 1954 Aug. 24-25 St. Mary’s Seminary Perryville, IL
18 1955 Aug. 23-25 Providence College Providence, RI
19 1956 Sept. 28-29 CCD* and at Seminary of Our Lady of Angels Niagara, NY
20 1957 Sept. 4-6 Holy Cross College Worcester, MA
21 1958 Sept. 3-4 Christ the King Seminary St. Bonaventure, NY
22 1959 Aug. 25-27 Manhattanville College of Sacred Heart Purchase, NY
23 1960 Aug. 30–Sept. 1 St. Thomas Seminary Denver, CO
24 1961 Aug. 28–Sept. 1 Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West Cincinnati, OH
25 1962 Aug. 28-30 Maryknoll Seminary Maryknoll, NY
26 1963 Aug. 27-29 University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
27 1964 Sept. 1-3 Bishop Molloy Retreat House Jamaica, NY
28 1965 Aug. 31–Sept. 2 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN
29 1966 Aug. 30–Sept. 1 Notre Dame Seminary New Orleans, LA
30 1967 Aug. 29-31 Loyola College Montreal, Que.
31 1968 Aug. 26-29 St. Louis University St. Louis, MO
32 1969 Aug. 25-28 St. John Vianney Seminary East Aurora, NY
33 1970 Aug. 31–Sept. 3 Our Lady of Angels Seminary Albany, NY
34 1971 Aug. 23-26 Marquette University Milwaukee, WI
35 1972 Sept. 2-5 (see note 2) Los Angeles, CA
36 1973 Aug. 20-23 Cathedral College of the Immaculate Conception Douglaston, NY
37 1974 Aug. 19-22 Loyola University Chicago, IL
38 1975 Aug. 18-21 Iliff School of Theology and St. Thomas Seminary Denver, CO
39 1976 Aug. 23-26 Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA
40 1977 Aug. 16-19 University of Detroit Detroit, MI
41 1978 Aug. 21-24 University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
42 1979 Aug. 20-23 Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA
43 1980 Aug. 18-21 College of St. Scholastica Duluth, MN
44 1981 Aug. 22-25 Seattle University Seattle, WA
45 1982 Aug. 23-26 Siena College Loudonville, NY
46 1983 Aug. 15-18 College of St. Thomas St. Paul, MN
47 1984 Aug. 10-13 Loyola University New Orleans, LA
48 1985 Aug. 12-15 University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
49 1986 Aug. 6-9 Georgetown University Washington, DC
50 1987 Aug. 17-20 DePaul University Chicago, IL
51 1988 Aug. 15-18 Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA
52 1989 Aug. 14-17 Le Moyne College Syracuse, NY
53 1990 Aug. 13-16 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN
54 1991 Aug. 10-13 Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA
55 1992 Aug. 15-18 The Catholic University of America Washington, DC
56 1993 Aug. 14-17 Mount Community Center Atchison, KS
57 1994 Aug. 13-16 University of San Diego San Diego, CA
58 1995 Aug. 12-15 Siena College Loudonville, NY
59 1996 Aug. 10-13 University of St. Thomas St. Paul, MN
60 1997 Aug. 9-12 Seattle University Seattle, WA
61 1998 Aug. 8-11 University of Scranton Scranton, PA
62 1999 Aug. 7-10 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN
63 2000 Aug. 5-8 Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA
64 2001 Aug. 4-7 Seton Hall University South Orange, NJ
65 2002 Aug. 3-6 John Carroll University Cleveland, OH
66 2003 Aug. 2-5 University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
67 2004 Aug. 7-10 St. Mary's University Halifax, Nova Scotia
68 2005 Aug. 6-9 St. John's University & Abbey Collegeville, MN
69 2006 Aug. 5-8 Loyola University Chicago, IL
70 2007 Aug. 4-7 Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA
71 2008 Aug. 2-5 Fordham University Bronx, NY
72 2009 Aug. 1-4 Creighton University Omaha, NE
73 2010 July 31–Aug. 3 Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA
74 2011 Aug. 6-9 Assumption College Worcester, MA
75 2012 July 28-31 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN
76 2013 Aug. 3-6 Gonzaga University Spokane, WA
77 2014 July 26-29 Providence College Providence, RI
78 2015 tbd Xavier University New Orleans, LA
79 2016 tbd tbd (West) tbd
80 2017 tbd tbd (East) tbd

NOTES:

  1. Several early CBA meetings (1937, '38, '39, '41, '51, '56) were held in conjunction with the National Congress of the "Confraternity for Christian Doctrine" (CCD).
  2. The 1972 meeting was held in conjunction with the International Congress of Societies in the Field of Religion.
  3. The first ten meetings (except 1946) were held on just two days each;  no meeting was held in 1943.
  4. Most meetings from 1948 to 1967 were held on three days each (some exceptions), often Tuesdays to Thursdays.
  5. Meetings from 1968 to 1990 were held on four days each, often but not always on a Monday–Thursday schedule.
  6. Meetings since 1991 have been held on four days each, always on a Saturday–Tuesday schedule.
  7. Since 1970, meeting locations have usually rotated in a three-year cycle: East, Central, West.
  8. Four meetings so far have been held in Canada (1940, 1953, 1967, 2004).

 

Future Annual Meetings

SAVE THE DATES:


The 77th International Meeting

of the Catholic Biblical Association of America
will be held at

Providence College
in Providence, RI

July 26-29, 2014


 

The 78th International Meeting
of the Catholic Biblical Association of America
will be held at a

Xavier University, New Orleans, LA

July or August, 2015


 

The 79th International Meeting
of the Catholic Biblical Association of America
will be held at a

WESTERN Institution

July or August, 2016

 

More information will be provided here soon. Stay tuned!

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