In his homily at World Youth Day (WYD), an international gathering of Catholic youth, His Holiness Pope Francis encouraged the millions of young people participating in Kraków, Poland, this summer to “believe in a new humanity” that’s stronger than evil and refuses to see borders as barriers.
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May 16, 2016
This past year, St. John’s students dedicated nearly 100,000 hours to service. Helping those in need is central to the University’s mission.
March 10, 2016
For 39 students at St. John’s this semester, spring break proved the perfect time to put the University’s Vincentian values into action by immersing themselves in uninterrupted service at sites around the country.
His Holiness Pope Francis’s deep concern for the global ecological crisis and its impact on the poor was the topic of the Ninth Biennial Vincentian Chair of Social Justice Conference.
January 27, 2016
St. John’s University will create and implement a Vincentian Summer High School Theology Institute with support from a $596,847 grant from the Lilly Endowment—an Indianapolis-based private foundation committed to community development, education, and religion.
September 26, 2015
September 23, 2015
Since his election as Pontiff, Pope Francis has said he wants a Church “for the poor,” and has showed the world, by word and example, how to live out the Gospels.
September 17, 2015
April 30, 2015
“Public defenders saved my life,” Juan Roberto Meléndez-Colón shared with first-year St. John’s Law students during a talk he gave in Dean Michael A. Simons’ Criminal Law class this week. Meléndez spent 17 years, eight months, and one day on Florida’s death row for a crime he didn’t commit.