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Discussion about Vatican Structure

We shared a discussion last night with two media professionals who cover the Vatican. Very interesting to hear their sense about how the Pope feels on church hierarchy, lay involvement in the Church and of course, the sexual abuse scandals. I was happy to hear all of the Franciscan lay leaders speak to the importance … Continued

Visiting the Vatican

We went to the Vatican this morning.  The beauty of the structure is breathtaking.  Our mass was in John the 23rd’s chapel.  He is entombed there and there is the beautiful fresco above him.  It was powerful to have our guide say the mass. We toured the cathedral after mass.  The art work is, of … Continued


I began my pilgrimage to Assisi yesterday.  I am traveling with a colleague, Barbara and her husband Mike.  Flight over was uneventful.  We are staying in Rome for three days. Our leaders are Fr. John and Sr. Kathy who are experienced facilitators.  Their love of Saints Francis and Clare is evident.  We began our pilgrimage … Continued

Continuing homecoming

  What a wonderful saturday day afternoon of homecoming.  The pep band provided music between the games.  Brandy Lowery and Jacob Supino were selected as leaders of the Court.  The Gray Wolves played well but were defeated. i enjoyed dinner with alumni/ae and ended the evening at our casino event. Thanks to all our alums … Continued

Faculty/Staff kickball

Alums are struggling a bit but filled with Gray Wolves spirit!

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