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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.

2,014 in 2014 Knight Challenge

by Amber Ferrari | Jun 10, 2014

Purchasing or renewing your Marian University license plate can help us reach our goal of 2,014 license plates in 2014. Each license plate purchased includes a $25 tax deductible contribution to the university and helps support student scholarships.

First time purchasers of a Marian University license plate will receive a Marian University car decal and a license plate frame.

You can get your Marian University license plate at any Indiana license branch (the plate will be mailed to you) or order one online at 
www.mybmv.com.

Tips for ordering a Marian University license plate through the Bureau of Motor Vehicles website:

  • Go to www.mybmv.com.
  • Create an account or sign in to your account if you've already created one.
  • Click on the link to "Renew Your Plates."
  • Select "Change My Plate" and choose "University" and "Marian University" when offered a selection choice.
  • Complete the registration process as directed.
  • Your new Marian University plate will arrive in the mail in 5-10 business days.

You may also choose to go to any Indiana license branch. You do not need a special form; simply request your Marian University plate when you renew your registration in person at a local branch.

You may reserve a special number for your Marian University license plate. To reserve license plate numbers 1-100 or for more information regarding Marian University specialty license plates contact Ben Polizzi at alumni@marian.edu or 317.955.6245.
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