Junipero Serra Panel Discussion

This Panel Discussion concluded the Conference on St. Junipero Serra. Participants included:
– Dr. James Matenaer, Assistant Professor of History at Franciscan University of Steubenville
– Dr. Damian Bacich, Associate Professor of Spanish at San José State University
– Dr. Rose Maria Beebe, Professor of Spanish Literature at Santa Clara University
– Dr. Robert Senkewicz, Professor of History at Santa Clara University

The Panel Discussion was moderated by Dr. Stephen Lewis, Professor of English at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Talks from Conference:
Dr. Rose Maria Beebe and Dr. Robert Senkewicz

Dr. Damian Bacich

Dr. James Matenaer


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Panel Discussion: Education’s Response to Violations of Religious Freedom

Following Patrick Reilly’s talk on Education and Religious Freedom (, a panel discussion was held on the topic. The Panel was composed of the following participants:

Patrick Reilly
Founder and President
The Cardinal Newman Society

Dr. Daniel Kempton
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Franciscan University of Steubenville

David Schmiesing
Vice President of Student Life
Franciscan University of Steubenville

Fr. Sean O. Sheridan, TOR
Franciscan University of Steubenville

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Dr. Patrick Reilly Talk

From the Beginning: Panel Discussion addressing the Synod on the Family

Cardinal Raymond Burke is joined by the contributing authors of “From the Beginning: The Mission and Vocation of the Family in the Contemporary World,” who share a brief outline of their thoughts on the Synod on the Family. The Panel also took several questions from the audience.

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Franciscan University Presents on EWTN