Mission and Values | University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, Indiana
St. Francis Chapel

About

Our Catholic Identity

Founded by the Sisters of Saint Francis of Perpetual Adoration in 1890, the University of Saint Francis has been formed and guided by its Catholic mission and Franciscan values.

Mission

Rooted in the Catholic and Franciscan traditions of Faith and Reason, the University of Saint Francis engages a diverse community in learning, leadership, and service.

Franciscan Values

We are a community sustained by the values of St. Francis, values that remind us to:

  • Revere the unique dignity of each person
  • Encourage a trustful, prayerful community of learners
  • Serve one another, society, and the Church
  • Foster peace and justice, and
  • Respect creation