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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.
A crowd of worshipers gathered at the Vatican in Rome, Italy on January 6, 2016 to watch Pope Francis lead as celebrant for the Mass of the Epiphany. Little did St. John’s senior Kimberly Mangru, student in the College of Professional Studies, know she’d be ushered to the front row for this special occasion during a two-week study abroad program between her winter and spring semesters.
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.
For the past 14 years, John Conry ’96P, ’98Pharm.D. has incorporated St. John’s Vincentian mission into his partnership with Project Renewal NYC, a non-profit organization that works to rebuild the lives of the homeless community.
Hector R. Rojas Olivo '15 is serving New Yorkers in need as the Law School's inaugural Post-Graduate Immigration Law Fellow at Catholic Migration Services in Brooklyn.
Last week, a record 50 law schools from across the country and 60 college students and graduates from the metropolitan area participated in the 2015 Diversity Day and Admissions Fair hosted at St. John’s Law by the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights.
When the crowd at St. John’s Carnesecca Arena erupted into clamorous applause on the evening of November 13, 2015, this time, it wasn’t to celebrate a Red Storm bucket. The cheers, claps, and chants of “USA, USA” were for Brigadier General Thomas J. Principe ’69C, ’73L, who took center court between quarters to receive the Law School’s Distinguished Veteran Alumni Award.
October 29, 2015
Once again, the campus will be filled with pink to signify October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and many of our student organizations and University offices will join together to support this worthy cause.
Opening this year’s Catholic Lecture Series on October 1, Most Rev. Robert McElroy, bishop of San Diego, posed these and other questions while speaking on “Catholic Teaching and the Emergent Common Good,” part of St. John’s University’s annual Founder’s Week celebration.

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