ACHA 104th ANNUAL MEETING  •  January 4-6, 2024
San Francisco 2024

Native American Boarding Schools & Religious Archives

A brief resource guide from Native American and Catholic archivists.

Catholic Historical Review

The CHR is the official organ of the ACHA. Members have unlimited access to the electronic version and its full archives.

ACHA News & Announcements


ACHA Announces 2023 Election Results

Mary Dunn will serve as vice president; Kate Geighery and Thomas Worcester are elected to the Executive Council.


The Catholic Historical Review remembers Msgr. Robert Trisco

Nelson H. Minnich, editor of the CHR,  records Msgr. Trisco’s recollections of a lifetime of service to the field of Catholic studies.


2023 ACHA Election: Voting Open Through Oct. 1

This fall, members will elect a new vice president and two Executive Council members via online ballot.


Monsignor Robert Trisco, Giant of the ACHA, Dies at 93

Msgr. Trisco served as the Association’s Executive Secretary for 48 years and was the Catholic Historical Review’s managing editor for nearly as long.

Calendar Deadlines & Events

Davis Prize Deadline

The Cyprian Davis Prize recognizes works in progress that promise to make significant contributions to the study of the Black Catholic experience in North America and the Caribbean from the colonial period to the 20th century.

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Calls for Submissions

Submission opportunities from around the field of Catholic Studies. Conferences, journals, awards, and more.

Call for Submissions

Virginia Museum of History & Culture Opens Applications for Research Fellowships

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture is accepting applications for research fellowships of up to three weeks a year to promote the interpretation of Virginia and access to its collections with a weekly stipend of $1,000 and $500 for local mileage.

Application deadline:  January 27, 2023.

Call for SubmissionsNews

Call for Papers: U.S. Catholic Historian’s ‘U.S. Catholic Historiography’ Issue

Upcoming issue will examine U.S. Catholic historiography.

Submission deadline: November 1, 2022

Announcements in Catholic History

The Archivist’s Nook: Christopher J. Kauffman – American Catholic Historian

From the CUA University Libraries blog: Tricia Pyne takes a look at the life and scholarship of Christopher J. Kauffman, a giant in the field of Catholic studies, whose career spanned generations. After his death in 2018, the ACHA established an award in his honor, which is currently in the process of being endowed.

Trailer: Revolution of The Heart: The Dorothy Day Story

A new film on Dorothy Day coming to Public Television in March 2020. This film will be featured on a panel at the November meeting of the American Academy of Religion.

‘Catholic School 1960’ Chronicles Pre-Vatican II Parochial School

A website compiled by a small team of researchers documenting a Brooklyn parochial school that the authors describe as “representative of lots of parochial schools in the years just before the Second Vatican Council.”