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Meet the Jesuits: Rick Malloy, S.J.

Lauren McKeown Staff Writer The Rev. Dr. Rick Malloy, S.J., is The University’s chaplain and a professor of sociology and cultural anthropology. Malloy is from Philadelphia, but moved to Scranton…

Student highlights St. Nicholas’ Orthodox Church

Commentary by Nora Backus In today’s culturally diverse world, students are often curious about other religions and religious rites. The desire to learn about these subjects, however, is frequently ignored.…

Byzantine liturgies to be restored in Ciszek

Byzantine liturgies to be restored in Ciszek

Sara Myers Faith Editor University professors and visiting priests will host Byzantine divine liturgies weekly in the Byzantine chapel in Ciszek Hall starting on Nov. 7. Since it was built…

Students lead prayer-centered workouts

Victoria Gazzillo Mary Kate Halligan Praying and working out may not be typically associated with one another, but juniors Victoria Gazzillo and Mary Kate Halligan think differently. In fall of…

Student reflects on first men’s retreat

Commentary by Justine Cardino Sixteen men took the opportunity to attend The University’s first ever Soul Men’s Retreat this past weekend. Here on campus there is an overwhelming difference between…

CRS student ambassadors active on campus

Sara myers Faith Editor During the first half of the semester, the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) student ambassadors have been active in both The University and local communities. Cathy Seymour,…

Student explores Scranton area mosques

Nora backus Faith Correspondent Symbolically important to Muslims, the mosque is the house of prayer in Islam. Early Muslims referred to the house of worship as masjid (mescit). The Arabic…

Students reflects on experience in Mongolia

Commentary by Jason Palauskas “You’re going to Mongolia.” I remember my first thoughts being: Where is that? What am I going to do there? Little did I know the experience…

Madonna change aims to promote unity

Sara Myers Faith Editor Over the summer, the seating in the Madonna Della Strada Chapel was rearranged. For a few years prior, the Chapel had been in what Campus Minister…

First-year students make new connections

First-year students make new connections

Lauren McKeown Faith Correspondent Over 100 first-year students attended the Connections Retreats at Chapman Lake this past weekend. Two separate Connections retreats ran, one from Friday to Saturday and the…