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Lonergan Research Institute

The Institute develops and implements Lonergan’s achievement through the projects, conference participation, and publications of our Research Scholars. We sponsor an annual Lonergan Lecture and an ongoing series of Graduate Seminars. We support younger scholars with our annual Frederick E. Crowe Bursary, with Research Assistantships funded by generous grants from the Denson Family Foundation and other partners, and with occasional grants to support the participation of our graduate students in academic conferences.


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The Institute offers a variety of events including events such as panel discussions, and book launches, and lectures. Currently there are no upcoming events, but check back for details.


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The Lonergan Research Institute is a tax-deductible non-profit organization registered in Canada and the United States. The Institute depends for its funding on the goodness of our benefactors, a significant subsidy from the Jesuits in English Canada, royalties, and book sales. We currently accept credit/debit card payments. After you complete the form, select Submit to enter your card details into our secure transaction processor. Your submission will be processed when you finalize your secure payment information.


Call for Papers

The Department of Theological Studies at Concordia University is organizing a 3rd edition of Theology in the City. Within the context of Theology in the City, we are organizing a Lonergan Conference titled “Healing and Creating in History” to be held on March 18–19, 2022. More details here.

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Our Mission

The mission of the Lonergan Research Institute is to preserve, promote, develop and implement the achievement of Bernard Lonergan, S.J. An apostolate of the Jesuits in English Canada, we pursue our mission in collaboration with a global network of Lonergan centres and scholars, and in partnership with Regis College, the Jesuit faculty of theology at the University of Toronto.

About Bernard Lonergan

Bernard Joseph Francis Lonergan, SJ (17 December 1904 – 26 November 1984) was a Canadian Jesuit priest best known for his original contributions to philosophy and theological method. His intellectual program embraced philosophy, theology, macroeconomics, and the problems of method in the human sciences and historical scholarship

Bernard Lonergan


April 18, 2022

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In addition to its essential activities of archival preservation and the production of Collected Works of Bernard Lonergan, the Institute conducts various activities and programs of special interest to students, scholars, and the wider community.


Although there is no formal Lonergan studies program at Regis College, there is a recommended body of courses for students interested in focusing on Lonergan.

Crowe Bursary

The purpose of the Bursary is to encourage Lonergan studies on the part of younger scholars. The Bursary will be awarded to the proposal that best promises to advance Lonergan studies.

Research Assistantships

The Assistantships, in the amount of $6,000, renewable for each of up to four years, are awarded to outstanding doctoral students at Regis College or in allied programs at the Toronto School of Theology and the University of Toronto. Assistantships may also be available for post-doctoral students

How You Can Support Us

The Institute depends on its funding on the goodness of our benefactors, a significant subsidy from the Jesuits in English Canada, royalties, and book sales. The Institute also benefits from its partnership with Regis College, the Jesuit school of theology at the University of Toronto. Publication of the Collected Works and the Audio Digitization Project are generously supported by the Malliner Charitable Foundation. Graduate Research Assistantships are funded by a grant from the Denson Family Foundation and other partners.

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100 Wellesley Street West
Toronto ON M5S 2Z5
(416) 706-6882
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