Dr. Ian Murphy: A Humble Prayer

Dr. Ian Murphy shares a humble prayer reflecting on Luke 9:24 and how someone can offer up his life and save it.

Dr. David Craig: Poetry Reading

Dr. David Craig, Professor of English at Franciscan University of Steubenville, shares his poetry as part of the Faculty Scholarship and Art Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Listen to the audio:

Fr. Michael Shields: Mission Will Change Your Life

Dr. David Craig: My 12-Customer Paper Route

Bob Lesnefsky: Shaping the Future

Stephen Giordano: Treasuring the Present: Shedding Light Through Candid Conversations

Sr. Johanna Paruch, FSGM: Honoring the Past

Dr. Scott Hahn: Mentoring in Ministry

Dr. Michael P. Krom: What Do I Owe My Neighbor?

What is justice? What does justice require of me in my interaction with my neighbor?

Michael P. Krom is chair of the philosophy department at St. Vincent College and author of a forthcoming book tentatively entitled, “Justice and Charity: A Thomistic Introduction to Catholic Social Teaching”. In this lecture, as part of the Pope Francis’ Vision for the Renewal of the Church Symposium, Dr. Krom explores the line between natural justice and charity while discussing the philosophy of justice.

Listen to the audio:

Rt Rev. Mark Davies: The Real Victory To Be Won

Fr. Don Calloway, MIC: The Rosary as a Spiritual Weapon

In this insight, Fr. Don Calloway, MIC, Vocation Director for the Marians of the Immaculate Conception, shares the powerful story of Bishop Doeme and how the rosary saved him and his flock from the terrors of Boko Haram in Nigeria. The full talk is based on his recent book, “Champions of the Rosary: The History and Heroes of a Spiritual Weapon”. Fr. Calloway’s talk was sponsored by the Chapel Ministries Dept. at Franciscan University of Steubenville.


Watch the full talk here. 

Fr. Don Calloway, MIC: The Rosary: Spiritual Sword of Our Lady

Rt Rev. Mark Davies: Paul VI Catechetics Lecture

Fr. Robert Spitzer, SJ: The Jesuit Hermeneutic of Pope Francis

Marriana Leach: Authentic vs. Counterfeit Love in Dating Relationships: How Far is Too Far

Dr. Alan Schreck: St. Francis and Pope Francis: Comparing Their Vision

Dr. Josephine Lombardi: Mercy and Beyond: Becoming Experts in Humanity

Dr. Ralph Martin: Pope Francis, Mercy, and Evangelization

Dr. Eduardo Echeverria: The Semantics of Vatican II Theology

Dr. Eduardo Echeverria, Professor of Philosophy and Systematic Theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary, discusses some important semantic distinctions made by John XXIII during his opening address of the Second Vatican Council. His talk, entitled, “Unity and Diversity in Post-Vatican II Theology: Pope Francis’ Perspective”, was part of the Pope Francis’ Vision for the Renewal of the Church Symposium at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

View full talk.


Dr. Eduardo Echeverria on Pope Francis’ Vision for the Renewal of the Church Symposium

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput: Living Christian Joy

Most Rev. Charles J. Chaput, OFM Cap, Archbishop of Philadelphia, visits Franciscan University as part of the Pope Francis’ Vision for the Renewal of the Church Symposium. He presents on the role of the Christian in the broken world in which we live drawing especially from his newest book, “Strangers in a Strange Land: Living the Catholic Faith in a Post-Christian World”.

In this insight, Archbishop Chaput discusses the confidence and hope of true Christianity in this excerpt from his talk entitled, “The Mission of the Church in the New America.”

View the full talk here.


Pope Francis’ Vision for the Renewal of the Church Symposium: Archbishop Charles J. Chaput

Andrew Doran: Christian Persecution in the Middle East: Genocide and Survival

Fr. Robert Spitzer, SJ: What is True Happiness?

Dr. Mark Roberts & Dr. Michael Sirilla: Philosophy for Theology: “Is There Contingency In God?”

George Marlin: The Tragedy of Christian Persecutions in the Middle East

Dr. Logan Gage: The Nature of Evidence for God’s Existence