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10 Things Every Catholic College Freshman Needs to Know if They Don’t Want to Lose Their Faith

The start of the new school year is approaching. Students everywhere are packing up their things and getting ready to move back into dorms or campus houses. For those of you just starting college, the switch from high school to college is quite exhilarating. From your newfound freedom to a heavier workload, everything is shiny …

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Franciscan Priest is Running Ultra-Marathon for Students

Steubenville  – When Father Gregory Plow, TOR, was a seminarian, he took up long distance running as a fun hobby. But now, his running shoes are being put to an even better use – raising money for Franciscan University’s neediest students. On July 29, 2017, he’ll be running the 50-mile Burning River Ultra-Marathon in Cuyahoga National Park.  …

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Here’s Where Your Favorite Disney Princesses (and Princes) Fit in at Franciscan University

Cassidy Rydell wrote a piece over at The Odyssey about which households Disney princesses would fit into if they went to Franciscan University of Steubenville. It was a great piece and my FUS friends and I were all tickled.  But we’re so old that we didn’t know some of the households she referenced! So here’s …

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5 Simple Ways to Maintain Your Faith at Any College

5 Simple Ways to Maintain Your Faith at Any College

Everyone’s faith journey is different. For some, having faith starts at a young age. Their Catholic faith was instilled by loved ones and solidified by weekly Mass attendance and Holy Sacraments. For others, faith appeared at a prominent and critical time in his or her life. Whatever the case, there’s one thing everyone has in …

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The Vatican Digital Library is Now Online. Here’s What You Need to Know

First, some history The Vatican Library was established in 1475 and is one of the oldest libraries in the world, and also one of the biggest and most safely guarded. Currently, Vatican Library holds about 75000 codices, 85000 incunabula and about 1.1 million books. Apart from all these, there are around 400000 coins and medals, millions of  photographs, …

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