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More than 200 St. John’s students, faculty, and staff assembled for a Mass on November 21 commemorating the 10th anniversary of the dedication of St. Thomas More Church at the Queens, NY, campus.
That day, people nationwide will join together to celebrate giving and to make a difference in communities and causes that they care about.
“This is a humanitarian crisis,” says Jennifer Baum, director of the Child Advocacy Clinic. “Our clinic represents children whose repatriation would place them at risk of abuse, neglect, or abandonment in their home country."
Sharing that “there are few subjects closer to my heart,” His Eminence Edward Cardinal Egan, Archbishop of New York (ret.), opened the Center for Labor and Employment Law’s 2014 Distinguished Annual Lecture titled: “Pope Francis: Where He Will Lead Us.”
This year’s Founder’s Week, one of the University’s premiere week-long annual events celebrating St. John’s Vincentian heritage, focused on the theme “Compassion Without Limits; Justice Across Borders.”
Education is one of society’s most effective tools for achieving social justice, said author and activist Jim Ziolkowski as he addressed more than 500 students, faculty, and administrators on September 23 as part of St. John’s University’s 20th Annual Founder’s Week.
St. John’s University is marking two decades of using service and education to help build a better world
Earlier this month, Mark L. Movsesian, the Frederick A. Whitney Professor of Contract Law and director of the Center for Law and Religion at St. John's Law, gave a talk on Religious Freedom for Mideast Christians: Yesterday and Today before a standing-room-only audience at the Lanier Theological Library in Houston, TX.
Religious freedom is a “fundamental right of man, reflecting his highest dignity” and “an indispensible condition for fully realizing human potential.”

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