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02.25.14 Irene Gut Opdyke: Righteous Among the Nations
Join Jeannie Opdyke Smith as she tells the story of her mother, Irene Gut Opdyke, a Polish Catholic who rescued Jews during the Holocaust. Read more...

01.28.14 Linn Maxwell To Perform "Hildegard of Bingen" One-Woman Play
The University of Saint Francis will host mezzo soprano Linn Maxwell in a one-woman play that highlights the life and music of St. Hildegard of Bingen in “Hildegard of Bingen and the Living Light” on Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 3:00 PM in North Campus Auditorium at the University of Saint Francis. Read more...

09.17.13 Dr. Adam DeVille Publishes Chapters in Two Books This Month
Dr. Adam DeVille (Associate Professor of Theology, Chair of the Department of Philosophy & Theology) publishes chapters in two books this month. Read more...

05.28.13 Sister Anita Holzmer At the 2013 Medieval Congress
On May 9, 2013 Sister Anita Holzmer, OSF (USF instructor in Theology and Franciscan Studies) presented a paper at the 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, MI. Read more...

03.27.13 Hildegard of Bingen: Christ, Creation, the Cosmos, and Viriditas
Hildegard of Bingen was proclaimed the fourth woman Doctor of the Church by Benedict XVI in October of 2012. Read more...

03.14.13 Dr. Adam DeVille Signs Two Book Contracts in One Week
This past spring break was no vacation for Dr. Adam DeVille (Associate Professor of Theology), as he signed two book contracts in the same week. Read more...

02.11.13 Christians, Jews, and Nostra Aetate
In this public lecture, Dr. John Bequette (Associate Professor of Theology) discusses the history of the theological status of the Jewish people in Christianity. Read more...

02.06.13 “Memoria”: Three Assisi Heroes Exhibit, Lecture and Book Signing – March 17-22, 2013
The University of Saint Francis will present the photo exhibit “Memoria: Assisi and the Jews, 1943-1944” in conjunction with a lecture and book signing by Fr. Andre Cirino, OFM, co- author of Three Heroes of Assisi in World War II: Bishop Giuseppe Nicolini, Colonel Valentin Müller and Don Aldo Brunacci. Read more...

02.04.13 USF Hosts Care for Creation Workshop
The University of Saint Francis hosted “Deepening Franciscan Identity: Teaching Care for Creation,” the first of three regional workshops presented for the faculty and staff of the Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities (AFCU) member institutions, from January 17-19, 2013. Franciscan Action Network (FAN) is sponsoring the workshops. Sister Anita Holzmer, OSF (Director of the Center for Franciscan Spirit and Life) was responsible for bringing the workshop to USF and organizing the events. Read more...

01.28.13 Fr. John O'Malley To Speak at USF on The Church Councils of Trent and Vatican II
Fr. John O'Malley (University Professor, Georgetown University) visits USF to present a special event public lecture as part of the Department of Philosophy & Theology 2012-13 Lecture Series, "Vatican II: Then and Now." Read more...