Gift of Faith: Unveiling 'Mary and the Students' Statue

University Communications & Marketing | 02/08/2024
Saint Francis University proudly unveiled 'Mary and the Students' statue, a powerful symbol of faith and legacy, generously donated by devoted alumnus Lou DiCerbo '59 and family. Rooted in deep faith and familial devotion, the statue embodies Mary's universal role as mother and nurturer, inspiring a profound faith journey for students and believers alike.

Alumni Profile: Blandin ‘Bill’ Karabinos

Rachel (Vasilko) Heckman '13 | 11/29/2023
"My Life is a Miracle” A tale of service to God and country As a young boy growing up in the 1940s and 1950s, Blandin ‘Bill’ Karabinos would spend every summer and holiday at his grandparents’ home in Loretto. He would chat with the Franciscan TORs in his grandma’s kitchen, play basketball with Maurice Stokes in Doyle Hall, make friends with veterans attending college after their return from World War II, and eventually, attend the seminary and be ordained to the priesthood himself. Once, while picking blackberries with one of his mentors, Fr. Vincent Burke, TOR, Bill first learned the French

Guided Walking Live Nativity on Campus

University Communications & Marketing | 11/15/2023
Join us on campus for a Journey to Bethlehem (a guided walking Live Nativity on Friday, Dec. 1, 2023. This special event is in celebration of the 800th Anniversary of Saint Francis Portraying the First Ever Nativity Scene at Greccio.

Ceremony set for new bell tower unveiling

The Troubadour | 10/02/2023
Ava Dzurenda, Features Editor for The Troubadour, published an insightful look into the significance of bells on campus and the journey that brought this particular bell to its new home. Ava is a junior Exercise Physiology and Science Writing double major with a minor in Communications. She is from White Oak, Pennsylvania.

Academic year opens with Mass of Holy Spirit

University Communications & Marketing | 08/25/2023
We were blessed to open the first week of the 2023-24 academic year on Thursday, August 24 with the traditional Mass of the Holy Spirit on the campus mall. View the photo gallery.

Franciscan Friar to Bike in 13th Annual Charity Ride

University Communications & Marketing | 05/12/2023
Brother Shamus McGrenra, a 76-year-old stage IV colon cancer survivor and a Franciscan Friar, will embark on his 13th Annual #GoBroShamus Charity Bike Ride on June 3, 2023. Cycling the local Rails to Trails in Pennsylvania and Maryland, Brother Shamus will complete the ride over the course of two back-to-back weekends.

41st Annual Red Mass and Law Day celebrated

University Marketing & Communications | 05/01/2023
Keynote speaker Noel Francisco focused on the importance of religion to a free society, what lawyers can do to protect religious freedom, and why it is essential that Catholic lawyers do this important work in a principled way but with the utmost civility and compassion towards their fellow citizens.

Bell Ringing Ceremony

University Communications & Marketing | 03/31/2023
On March 28, 2023, faculty and staff gathered to officially "ring-in" the latest campus bell: one that will be placed within the Immaculate Conception Chapel Bell Tower when renovations are complete this August.

Study Away Program Featured in Our Sunday Visitor

University Communications & Marketing | 03/06/2023
Studying abroad can be a life-changing experience. It provides an opportunity to immerse oneself in a different culture, gain new perspectives, and develop valuable skills that can be applied in both personal and professional life.