Our Mission

The Catholic and Dominican Institute promotes the college’s Dominican heritage; advances the Dominican charism of study and service; provides a forum for discussion of contemporary ethical issues; and enhances Catholic and Jewish dialogue. Guided by the college’s vision and mission CDI statement, the Institute welcomes persons of varied faiths and acknowledges different religious traditions as essential to the college’s intellectual and spiritual life. 

Charles Zola, associate professor of Philosophy, is the director of the Catholic and Dominican Institute (CDI). The office is located at 325 Powell Avenue, Newburgh, NY. Please contact the office by calling 845-569-3467, or emailing cdi@msmc.edu

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