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Franciscan Pilgrims' Progress

Pilgrims - Susan Jennifer Ellen

Five days into our time in Assisi, the pilgrims from Marian University have all experienced in new ways what our Franciscan sponsorship values mean—for us as individuals and for the Marian community.

Prayer has been a constant for us. Daily Eucharist—whether in small chapels, large basilicas or our hotel--has become the centering experience of our journey. More than half of us are not Catholic, but this most significant of all Catholic rituals has embraced all and engaged us in the formation of a community of individuals renewed in our commitment to the mission of Marian University—to be a great Catholic university dedicated to excellent teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts tradition.

Reverence for the dignity of every individual stands out as the first, and perhaps most treasured, Franciscan value. Meeting Francis and Clare as we have done—intimately and in amazing detail—has shown us how different they were from each other and from us. But we have also witnessed how much they cared for each other and for others, especially the poor and the sick, the outcast and the vulnerable. Through their eyes we see that every man and woman is made in God’s image, a wonder to behold, no matter how different from us. Marian’s commitment to serve a diverse student body has been reaffirmed as an incredibly important feature of who we are and what we stand for as a Catholic Franciscan community...read more

Pilgrims - Susan Jennifer Ellen

Five days into our time in Assisi, the pilgrims from Marian University have all experienced in new ways what our Franciscan sponsorship values mean—for us as individuals and for the Marian community.

Prayer has been a constant for us. Daily Eucharist—whether in small chapels, large basilicas or our hotel--has become the centering experience of our journey. More than half of us are not Catholic, but this most significant of all Catholic rituals has embraced all and engaged us in the formation of a community of individuals renewed in our commitment to the mission of Marian University—to be a great Catholic university dedicated to excellent teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts tradition.

New Marian University Basketball Show on HTSN

by Katie Bradley | Jan 31, 2014

Tune in to The Marian University Basketball Show airing every Thursday on Hometown Sports and News (HTSN), WRTV’s 6.2 channel, at 9 p.m.

The show, featuring head men’s basketball coach Todd Lickliter and head women’s coach Katie Gearlds, is hosted by Wil Hampton. Special features include highlighting student-athletes through the “Hat’s Off” to the Lids’ Player of the Week segment, which is awarded to a player for performance in recent games.

In addition, AAA Roofing will serve as the title sponsor of the AAA Roofing Youth Student-Athlete of the Week, an award given to an area student who participates in a Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) athletic program.

Thursday night’s show will be re-broadcast every Friday at 6 p.m. and will also be available online.

 

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