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We experience and express progress in our spiritual lives when we develop an ever-increasing capacity to live for others. We develop that capacity by using the gifts God gives us to live a life of service. “Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God, serve one another with whatever

CNA Staff, Sep 18, 2020 / 05:07 pm MT (CNA).- The Franciscan University of Steubenville this week bestowed its highest non-academic award to NET Ministries, a national evangelization program for young people, headquartered in Minnesota. Mark Berchem, founder and president of NET Ministries, accepted the Poverello Medal on behalf of

by Bonny Van When it comes to ABCs and 123s, stay-at-home dad Zach Hinger hopes young children are able to add a little more faith to their early education. That’s why he’s written and illustrated a board book perfect for tiny hands, titled My First Catholic Words. Based on the

The Portiuncula Chapel on the campus of the Franciscan University of Steubenville. Credit: Robert Pernett via Flickr
by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Apr 23, 2020 / 07:00 pm MT (CNA).- Franciscan University of Steubenville will be covering tuition costs for all incoming freshmen and transfer students in fall 2020 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. President Father Dave Pivonka announced April 21 that the university would cover

Sr. Mary Gianna Thornby, DLJC. Courtesy Photo.
By Jonah McKeown Denver, Colo., Dec 30, 2019 / 07:01 am (CNA).- Many years before she entered religious life, Sister Mary Gianna Thornby was an ordinary high school sophomore at Columbine High School in the suburbs of Denver. Like many high schoolers, she occasionally struggled with her identity, had experienced

Father Dave Pivonka, new President of Franciscan University on Steubenville (Courtesy Photo)
Father Pivonka assumes top pastoral and leadership duties immediately STEUBENVILLE, OHIO—In a unanimous decision, the Board of Trustees of Franciscan University of Steubenville elected Father David Pivonka, TOR, as the school’s seventh president on May 21. He succeeds Father Sean O. Sheridan, TOR, who has served as president since 2013.