Franciscan Homecoming Weekend

Schedule of Events  (subject to change)

Friday, October 3, 2014

3:30–11:30 p.m.

Shuttle Service Available

Between Steubenville hotels & campus: every 30 minutes.

Between Weirton hotels & campus: every hour

4:45 p.m.

Household Life Mass

Finnegan Fieldhouse

6:00–8:00 p.m.

Dinner (On your own)

Antonian Hall

6:30 p.m.

Alumni Reception (registration required)

J.C. Williams Center Atrium and Gentile Gallery

6:30 p.m.(Following Mass)

St. John Paul II Alumni Statue Unveiling

Outside JPII Library

7:15 p.m. Alumni Banquet with Awards Ceremony (registration required) J.C. Williams Center Gentile Gallery

7:30 p.m.


Christ the King Chapel

8:30 p.m.

Student Talent Show

Finnegan Fieldhouse

Saturday, October 4, 2014

8:00 a.m.

 Feast of St. Francis Mass 

Finnegan Fieldhouse

7:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

Shuttle Service Available:

Between Steubenville hotels & campus every 30 minutes.

Between Weirton hotels & campus every hour.


10:30 a.m.

 University Update Session with Parents

  • Coffee and doughnuts at 10:30 a.m.
  • University Update and Q & A begins at 11:00 a.m.

J. C. Williams Center Gentile Gallery

10:30 a.m.

 Kelly Roggensack Memorial Races

Assisi Heights

11:30–4:00 p.m.

St. Francis Festival:

Enjoy games, entertainment, and food during the afternoon. A variety of handmade merchandise and crafts will also be available for sale.

J.C. Williams Plaza & Piazza dei Santi

12:30 p.m.      Wulfstan's Sermon 1,000 Years Later: A Reading by Dr. Holmes Christ the King Chapel

1:00 p.m.

Rugby vs. Point Park University

Memorial Field

1:00 p.m. Women's Soccer vs.                     Penn State - Bradford Upper Soccer Field

1:15 p.m.

Children's Costume Competition (medieval theme)

Kid's Kingdom Craft Area near the Piazza dei Santi

1:30 p.m. Tomato Theatre     Chapel Amphitheater
2:00 p.m. Volleyball vs. Medaille College Finnegan Fieldhouse
2:15 p.m. Living Chess Match     Chapel Amphitheater

2:45 p.m.

Blessing of Animals by Fr. Dominic Scotto, TOR

Near Portiuncula Chapel

3:00 p.m. Men's Soccer vs.                               Penn State - Bradford Upper Soccer Field
3:15 p.m. Tomato Theatre Chapel Amphitheatre

4:00 p.m.

Lord’s Day Celebrations

Various Locations

7:00--9:00 p.m.

Festival of Praise

Finnegan Fieldhouse

9:00–11:00 p.m.

Festival Prayer Teams

Christ the King Chapel

9:15 p.m.–11:00 p.m.


Piazza dei Santi

Sunday, October 5, 2014

10:30 a.m.     Homecoming Closing Mass (with a special blessing for Parents & Alumni) Finnegan Fieldhouse

1:30 p.m.

Life Chain

Depart from the Rosary Circle

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