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Leading and Following in Francis' Footsteps

Sr. Barbara Vano, OSF, director of campus ministry, has been appointed to the position of staff pilgrimage leader with the Franciscan Pilgrimage Programs, Inc., a nonprofit ministry of the Assumption VM Province, Franciscans. As a staff leader, Sr. Barbara will annually accompany groups on pilgrimages to Assisi and Rome, Italy. 

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Supporters of a Catholic Education

Patrick and Angele McGrady are strong supporters of education, particularly Catholic education. Both were educated in the Catholic system – Pat in Toledo and Angele in the Bronx, NY. Regardless of their family size (Pat is the oldest of six siblings while Angele is an only child), their parents believed private faith-based education was extremely important and worth the sacrifices and cost.

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A Great Theologian Joins the Lourdes Community

In November, Lourdes held another historic event – the opening of the Father James Bacik archive collection. Housed within the Duns Scotus Library, the archives contain hundreds of documents, artifacts, and mementos of the pastor, writer and lecturer. Lourdes president David Livingston, PhD, extended the offer to display his archives and Father Bacik was pleased to accept. “The Duns Scotus Library is a treasure in itself and this allows more individuals to be exposed to its beauty and extensive catalogue and resources,” he says.

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Giants in their Homeland

Srs. Alphoncina Kaihura (’02, BSN) and Leocretia Muganda (’01, BA), STh, are revered individuals in the United States and their native Tanzania. Together they are working toward one common goal - to improve the health and quality of life of east African citizens.

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Extraordinary Gray Wolves: Michelle Thornton - Amazing Grace

"Our goals are steadfast – helping our guests sustain their recovery, gain self-esteem, self-sufficiency, permanent housing, their place in society as productive, working members and the opportunity to be reunited with their children."

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Crash survivor takes journey of faith, becomes model of success

Lourdes student Maurice Hawkins has faced daunting challenges and has surpassed the expectations of colleagues and peers. To him, however, it's a testament to his faith in God and in the individual's belief in achievement.

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