Bishop Loughlin H.S. standout senior basketball player Julian Champagnie has decided to continue his hoops career at St. John’s University.
While reflecting on God’s wonderful gift of freedom to us in my last series of columns, I was reading with the students in my class on personalism at St. John’s University the book by Seymour Cain, “Gabriel Marcel.” Except for Thomas Aquinas, my favorite philosopher is Marcel. When as a young priest I first came upon Marcel’s philosophy, I was stunned by its depth and beauty.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio – in his invocation at St. John’s University’s graduation ceremony on May 19 – recalled Jesus’ command to all of us: to love one another as He loves us.
Derrell Bouknight said his most memorable college experience wasn’t his extensive academic accolades or his extracurricular activities, but instead it was his conversion to Catholicism.
Chris Mullin has resigned from his head coaching post after four seasons leading the St. John’s Red Storm.
Father Richard Rock, C.M., is the campus minister for athletics at St. John’s. As a Vincentian, he weaves the college’s mission of serving the poor into his daily interactions with the Red Storm student-athletes.
St. John’s University Campus Ministry sponsored its fourth annual Brothers/ Sisters’ Nite at the Sunday night student Mass on Sept. 16. The students saw, met, prayed and ate with Sisters and Brothers serving the Church locally. Representing a total of 30 congregations, 97 brothers and sisters gathered together in the University Church of St. Thomas More.
It was truly a nightmare scenario. Images of a dark cavern lit up TV screens in every home, coffee shop and restaurant. As humanity watched with bated breath, the focus of the world turned to a remote jungle in the distant land of Thailand. Twelve boys and their coach were found alive after nine days without food or water.
Father Hung Xuan Cao, 36, was born into a peasant farming family in central Vietnam.
More than 1,400 students joined together to raise more than $154,000 for the fight against cancer at St. John’s 13th annual Relay For Life —a new record for the university, which has supported the event since 2006.