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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.
Founder’s Week is an opportunity for the entire University community to learn more about the teachings and legacy of St. Vincent de Paul, the 17th-century priest who founded the Congregation of the Mission.
On Saturday, September 26th, St. John’s President Dr. Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw and Student Veterans volunteered at the Veterans of Foreign War Post as a part of this year’s 14th Annual University Service Day.
In this first-person account, Professor David L. Gregory reflects on Pope Francis' recent remarks to the U.S. Congress about activist and Catholic Worker Movement founder Dorothy Day.
St. John’s University’s experts have been commenting on the works and messages of Pope Francis in advance of his arrival in the United States and will continue to be featured on various media outlets throughout his visit.
“With the passing of Jerome Belson, our University has lost a tireless and visionary benefactor,” said Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., president of St. John’s.
On Sunday, June 7, 2014, the Law School’s 249 J.D. candidates and 57 LL.M. candidates convened at Carnesecca Arena for Commencement Exercises.
As inaugural Pro Bono Scholars, three St. John's Law 3Ls spent the spring semester working full-time to help fill the wide “justice gap” that leaves many New Yorkers without the legal help they need when facing foreclosure, cuts in public assistance, eviction, and other serious legal challenges.
On Saturday, May 16, 2015, over 200 students from 14 area Catholic schools and their families came together at St. John’s Law for the 13th annual Catholic Middle School Mock Trial Program.
On May 5, 2015, Pierre Georges Bonnefil ’88 was appointed a Chevalier in the French Légion d’Honneur by the Republic of France. Established by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802, the Légion d’Honneur is France’s highest award and one of the most prized distinctions in the world.