The Cushwa Center has sponsored a number of publications both in-house and with university presses. 

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American Catholic Studies Newsletter

Published twice a year by the Cushwa Center since 1975, the American Catholic Studies Newsletter features center programming and reviews publications, archival holdings, and other developments relevant to the study of U.S. Catholicism. Sign up for print and email subscriptions.




Working Paper Series

From 1975 to 2012, the Cushwa Center's Working Paper Series featured works-in-progress presented at small seminars hosted at the University of Notre Dame. Electronic copies of most papers in the series may be obtained by contacting the center at



Matovina Horizons

Catholicism in Twentieth-Century America

Cornell University Press collaborated with the center to publish the series Cushwa Center Studies of Catholicism in Twentieth-Century America, comprising nine volumes, beginning with Horizons of the Sacred: Mexican Traditions in U.S. Catholicism (2002), edited by Timothy Matovina and Gary Riebe-Estrella, and concluding with the series' final volume by Mary J. Oates, Pursuing Truth: How Gender Shaped Catholic Education at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland (2021).




Notre Dame Press Books and Series

The Cushwa Center has worked with the University of Notre Dame Press to publish the series Notre Dame Studies in American Catholicism (1980–1994) and several other volumes, including most recently Matteo Binasco's Roman Sources for the History of American Catholicism, 1763–1939 (2018).