Heather (Prush ’96) Perry first heard the call to global evangelization after a pilgrimage to Poland in 2013. Today, she’s helping Franciscan University students make their missionary ideas a reality.
“Fullness of life at the Kartause certainly centers around the Franciscan University student body,” says Tom Wolter, director of the Austrian Program. “But in the summer, this is when we really start focusing on the renovations, the improvements, and looking into different projects to bring in new life.”
As I look up at the mountain, my legs heavy, my face cold, I realize my hike is also a time of waiting. How much longer? Where is the summit? When can I sit down, out of the cold, and change my socks? As much as I want a sign around each corner or ridge telling me where to turn, I have to walk on, confident the summit is ahead.
If cross-country success at Franciscan University of Steubenville has a name, it’s Galligan.
The Intercollegiate Defense of Equality and Solidarity Club, better known as the IDEAS Club, meets every Wednesday evening to discuss international politics and ways that they, as young Catholic adults, can actively support pro-life and natural law abiding politicians who are trying to implement just and moral laws.
“Many of my students will probably be saints one day … I believe this place is a great place to make evangelizers, which is what the U.S. needs. That is why I like to teach here at Franciscan University.”
Gill is one of three residence directors at Franciscan University of Steubenville raising a child while simultaneously being responsible for the residence life experience of some of the university’s estimated 1,600 on-campus students. While being a residence director can be an adventure in its own right, the residence directors are the first to admit adding a baby to the mix is a whole other ballgame.
Catching up with legacy students and their parents on what’s changed (and remained the same) at Franciscan University.
Franciscan’s young student entrepreneurs aren’t waiting to finish their degrees before starting their own small businesses.
While serving in the Navy, Father Mark Bristol ’11 developed a special devotion to the Vietnam War chaplain whom many believe will become a saint.