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    • Statement on Supreme Court Marriage Decision

      June 26, 2015
      STEUBENVILLE, OHIO—Franciscan University of Steubenville laments today's U.S. Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges that effectively legalizes same-sex marriage throughout the country. While it is clearly a setback for marriage, the University will continue to analyze the decision and its effect on the Catholic Church and Franciscan University.
    • Priests, Deacons, and Seminarians Retreat

      June 24, 2015
      STEUBENVILLE, OH— Stressing that priests, deacons, and seminarians must first recognize that they are loved by their heavenly Father before they can properly be fathers to others, Bishop Emeritus Sam Jacobs told the nearly 150 gathered men, "The Father has said to us, and says again tonight, 'You are my beloved sons in whom I am well pleased,' and the Spirit has anointed and empowered us and desires to do it again this week."
    • Limitless Love in Action

      June 18, 2015
      STEUBENVILLE, OH—"If we're not going out and spreading the Gospel, it's just like putting a candle on the floor and putting a basket over it. Let your light shine! Let your lives proclaim the Gospel. Let everything that you are give glory to God in heaven," youth minister and musician Cooper Ray told the 2,000-plus teenagers gathered June 12-14 at Franciscan University of Steubenville for the first of 21 Youth Conferences to be held in the U.S. and Canada this summer.
    • The Holy Spirit at Work through Mary

      June 10, 2015
      STEUBENVILLE, OHIO—"No matter how dark it gets," bellowed Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers at the June 5-7, 2015, Power and Purpose Conference at Franciscan University of Steubenville, "the light of the new Pentecost kindled by the children of Mary will grow ever brighter to set this world ablaze with the fire of the Holy Spirit, the light of Christ!"
    • Franciscan University of Steubenville Faculty Achievements, May 2015

      June 01, 2015
      The following Franciscan University faculty recently received recognition for their achievements.
    • Ledyard Enshrined in Sports Faith Hall of Fame

      May 29, 2015
      STEUBENVILLE, OH—Chris Ledyard, Franciscan University of Steubenville's director of Athletics, was enshrined in the Sports Faith Hall of Fame in Chicago, Illinois, on Sunday, May 24, 2015. Ledyard was named College Athletic Director of the Year and selected for the Hall of Fame for his "remarkable dedication to sports and his faith."
    • Undefeated Club Team Sweeps National Frisbee Tournament

      May 21, 2015
      STEUBENVILLE, OH—While only in their second year of existence, the Franciscan University of Steubenville Ultimate Frisbee team, "Franciscan Fatal," ended the season undefeated and ranked No. 1 at the USA Ultimate D-III College Championships.
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