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    STEUBENVILLE, OH—Franciscan University of Steubenville and the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology will host a two-day retreat for Catholic priests focusing on “The Joy of the Gospel” on November 7-8, 2014.
    Icon Ex Corde Ecclesiae Symposia
    STEUBENVILLE, OHIO—The 1960s through 1980s saw a dramatic shift in Catholic higher education as numerous Catholic colleges and universities declared themselves outside the authority of the magisterium. Having personally witnessed the breakdown of education while a student during WWII, Pope John Paul II recognized the negative effects of this modern crisis on modern students. The year 1990 saw the pope's release of Ex corde Ecclesiae ("From the Heart of the Church"), an Apostolic Constitution on Catholic Higher Education, aimed at bringing Catholic colleges and universities back to their roots in the Catholic faith.

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    Franciscan University to Hold Vocations Fair for Religious Discernment Annual event open to all those interested in religious life 2014-09-25 STEUBENVILLE, OH—Franciscan University of Steubenville will hold its annual Religious Vocations Awareness Day on Friday, October 10, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00

    Icon Weigel to Speak
    STEUBENVILLE, OH—George Weigel, Catholic theologian and one of America's leading commentators on religion and public life, will speak at Franciscan University of Steubenville on Tuesday, October 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Tony and Nina Gentile Gallery, J.C. Williams Center.
    Icon Power of Beauty
    STEUBENVILLE, OH—Franciscan University of Steubenville will host the "Power of Beauty" philosophy conference on October 24-25, 2014.
    Icon Francis and Francis
    STEUBENVILLE, OH—Two days before the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, Franciscan University of Steubenville Theology professor, Dr. Alan Schreck will speak on "St. Francis and Pope Francis: Prayer, Poverty, and Joy in Jesus."
    Icon Homecoming 2014: St. Francis, Roggensack, Alumni Awards, Pets Blessed, More!
    STEUBENVILLE, OH— Franciscan University of Steubenville's annual homecoming weekend combines Parents' Weekend, the Alumni Reunion, and the St. Francis Festival into one grand celebration on October 3-5, 2014.
    Icon Top-Tier, 14th Year
    For the 14th consecutive year, Franciscan University of Steubenville has received a top-tier ranking in U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges, 2015 Edition. Franciscan University was ranked 30th overall among 146 Midwest Universities.

    Icon Fr. Pavone to Speak

    One of the most prominent pro-life advocates in the United States today, Father Frank Pavone, the national director of Priests for Life, will speak at Franciscan University of Steubenville on Wednesday, October 8


    Icon 'Poverello' for the Little Sisters

    Little Sisters of the Poor to Receive Franciscan University's Poverello Medal Religious Group to Be Honored for Dedication to Poor, Elderly 2014-09-12 Members of the Little Sisters of the Poor community in Baltimore, Maryland. In the United States alone, the Little Sisters operate 29 elderly-care facil

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