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    • Living Mercy Through the Gospel of Luke

      August 10, 2016
      STEUBENVILLE, OH – "No matter what we may have done. . . Jesus is waiting for us," Dr. Edward Sri said at the 2016 Applied Biblical Studies Conference. "He wants to restore us. He doesn't just want to forgive us, he wants to heal us."
    • Answering the Call

      August 10, 2016
      STEUBENVILLE, OH—"What is a disciple? It is not someone who believes the right things or has the right materials and books. A disciple," says Jeff Cavins, "is someone who is called by God to enter his family and become like him; to adopt his worldview; to allow him to live inside them and motivate them to do his works and change the world."
    • Franciscan University Takes First Place in Forbes #MyTopCollege Social Media Competition

      August 04, 2016
      Forbes held its “#MyTopCollege” competition, a crowd-sourced competition in which Forbes asks for students and alumni to share via social media the reasons they call their institution “MyTopCollege.” Franciscan University was the “hands-down winner” of the medium-sized institutions—those with 2,000-15,000 students.
    • "Receive the Father’s Mercy"

      August 04, 2016
      Setting record attendance numbers, the St. John Bosco Conference drew nearly 450 catechists, youth ministers, DREs, and religious educators July 18-21, who attended workshops to fulfill diocesan catechist certification. Participants came from all across the United States and Canada, and as far away as Ireland, Nigeria, Nicaragua, and Lebanon.
    • Answering the Call

      July 25, 2016

      STEUBENVILLE, OH – This summer, more than 50,000 participants at Steubenville Youth Conferences will encounter Christ in new ways at one of 23 conferences held across the United States and Canada. Taking an extra step in acknowledging God's will in guiding their lives, about 6,000 of these youth will answer the Vocations Call, coming forward to receive a special blessing at the Sunday Mass that ends each conference.

      At the July 8-10 conference held at Franciscan University, Steubenville Bishop Jeffrey Monforton called forth the young people who were open to discerning religious life.

    • Father Paul Check Speaks on Ministering to Those With Same-Sex Attraction

      July 19, 2016
      A leading expert on the Catholic Church's teaching about homosexuality spoke to priests, deacons, and seminarians at Franciscan University of Steubenville about ministering with love to those with same-sex attraction.
    • Forbes Ranks Franciscan University in Top 10 Percent of America's Colleges

      July 12, 2016
      For the third year in a row, Franciscan University of Steubenville has made the Forbes list of America's Top Colleges, ranking in the top 10 percent of America's 4,726 degree-granting institutions.
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