Conall Hughes

Conall Hughes

Household Student Blogger


Cheers! I’m Conall, a Sophomore Economics major from Simsbury, CT. I was raised in what is, for many, the desert of all things spiritual and warm called the Northeast. *shudders* I love meeting new people, sports, household, public speaking, event planning, learning about the infinitely deep Catholic faith, and talking to the infinitely merciful God, which is great because I am also a sinner. Franciscan University is my home, and there’s no place I’d rather be.

Hughes: Forming a ‘Disciple’

In casual conversations with friends at Franciscan, you’ll often hear stories about saints with crazy heroic virtue. Francis of Assisi threw himself into thorns at the first inkling of temptation. Teresa of Avila levitated during her deep conversations and unions with the Lord. Padre Pio, well, Padre Pio once woke up…