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I Will Give You Rest

by Maria Marx, MSW
Published on: Jul 6, 2020 3:19:56 PM

"Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest."  MT 11:28 God is good! ...

God is good...All the time!

by Father Suresh Raj, OFM Cap.
Published on: Jul 5, 2020 11:20:12 AM

Sunday, July 5, 2020

A Time for Everything

by Maria Marx, MSW
Published on: Jun 29, 2020 4:17:19 PM

"There is a time for everything; a season for every activity under the sun." Ecclesiastes 3:1 It’s...

God is good...All the time!

by Father Suresh Raj, OFM Cap.
Published on: Jun 29, 2020 10:07:50 AM

Sunday, June 28, 2020

Bright Light for All!

by Maria Marx, MSW
Published on: Jun 22, 2020 2:31:08 PM

For 18 years, groups of Neumann University students have traveled to the Wind River Reservation in...

God is good...All the time!

by Father Suresh Raj, OFM Cap.
Published on: Jun 21, 2020 10:19:52 AM

Father Suresh's homily for the 12th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Press Forward!

by Maria Marx, MSW
Published on: Jun 15, 2020 3:33:23 PM

​"If we wish to serve God and love our neighbor well, we must manifest our joy in the service we...

Break my Heart for what breaks yours.

by Maria Marx, MSW
Published on: Jun 8, 2020 9:36:17 AM

 "We cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism and exclusion in any form....and yet claim to...

God is good...All the time!

by Father Suresh Raj, OFM Cap.
Published on: Jun 7, 2020 10:42:47 AM

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity "God so loved the world that he gave his only Son." - John...

Where there is darkness, let me bring light.

by Maria Marx, MSW
Published on: Jun 1, 2020 2:56:08 PM

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace:

God is good...All the time!

by Father Suresh Raj, OFM Cap.
Published on: May 31, 2020 3:04:00 PM

Pentecost Sunday

Deep Waters

by Maria Marx, MSW
Published on: May 26, 2020 12:28:06 PM

“When you go through deep waters I will be with you.” Isaiah 43:2 

Let Your Light Shine

by Maria Marx, MSW
Published on: May 18, 2020 3:07:19 PM

Classes are finished! Now what? Each Monday, we will continue to share tools for remaining...

Do the Impossible!

by Maria Marx, MSW
Published on: May 11, 2020 2:20:19 PM

(Pictured: The Class of 2020 on their Day of Service in 2016, wearing face masks before it was...

God is good...All the time!

by Father Suresh Raj, OFM Cap.
Published on: May 10, 2020 12:45:22 PM


Sunday, May 10, 2020

by Vince Riley
Published on: May 8, 2020 12:53:31 PM

Jesus said to his disciples: “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You have faith in God; have faith...

Crossing the Finish Line

by Maria Marx, MSW
Published on: May 4, 2020 1:48:42 PM

Sunday, May 3, 2020

by Patrick McKenzie
Published on: May 1, 2020 3:59:25 PM

Beloved: If you are patient when you suffer for doing what is good, this is a grace before God. For...

The Perfect Blend!

by Maria Marx, MSW
Published on: Apr 27, 2020 10:40:18 AM

God is good...All the time!

by Father Suresh Raj, OFM Cap.
Published on: Apr 26, 2020 10:23:01 AM


Sunday, April 26, 2020

by Jasmine Littlejohn '20
Published on: Apr 24, 2020 2:35:37 PM

After reading this week’s scripture, one of the things that stuck out to me was in the Psalm:

Living Hope!

by Maria Marx, MSW
Published on: Apr 20, 2020 1:14:35 PM

Sunday, April 19, 2020

by Julia Howell '20
Published on: Apr 17, 2020 10:28:09 AM

In a few short months, I will be packing up my belongings and moving to Cincinnati, Ohio to do a...

We are an Easter people!

by Maria Marx, MSW
Published on: Apr 14, 2020 12:29:23 PM

"Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are an Easter people and Alleluia is our song." - Pope...

God is Good...All the time!

by Father Suresh Raj, OFM Cap.
Published on: Apr 11, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Holy Saturday, the vigil of Jesus's resurrection, is sometimes called Joyous Saturday. Can you...

Easter 2020: From Death to New Life…RESURRECTION!

by Sr. Linda DeCero, OSF
Published on: Apr 10, 2020 12:07:03 PM

The scripture readings for Holy Week and Easter Sunday are familiar to us as we read them each...

God is Good...All the Time!

by Father Suresh Raj, OFM Cap.
Published on: Apr 10, 2020 8:07:09 AM

Good Friday: On this somber day we commemorate Jesus's journey to Calvary and death on the Cross....

From a Sports Perspective...

by Marco Sifoni
Published on: Apr 8, 2020 11:52:54 AM

Hindsight is “20/20” Some may say that the year 2020 has not started off as strong as we would have...

"Not as I will, but as you will."

by Maria Marx, MSW
Published on: Apr 6, 2020 3:09:15 PM

"Jesus, through his boundless love for the world, suffered to the point of death for our sake. The...

From a Sports Perspective...

by Lee DelleMonache, PhD
Published on: Apr 4, 2020 9:00:00 AM

While the reality of these unprecedented times denied our Neumann University spring senior...

Palm Sunday, April 5, 2020

by Diane D. Walsh, Ph.D., NCC
Published on: Apr 3, 2020 9:09:15 AM

Palm Sunday marks the beginning of the end of Lent, the transition into Holy Week and Triduum. This...

"That They May All Be One"

by Maria Marx, MSW
Published on: Mar 30, 2020 2:29:14 PM

God is Good...All the time!

by Father Suresh Raj, OFM Cap.
Published on: Mar 29, 2020 11:26:23 AM

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

by Ally Bee '21
Published on: Mar 27, 2020 12:46:19 PM

This Sunday’s Gospel reading is about a man named Lazarus, who was the brother of Mary, a woman who...

Knights in Action

by Megan Camp
Published on: Mar 25, 2020 1:56:32 PM

Even though Neumann has shifted to online instruction and we've all been told to stay home to stop...

Sunday, March 22, 2020

by Thomas Maddams ‘23
Published on: Mar 20, 2020 9:00:00 AM

After looking through this Sunday’s Mass readings I was struck by the first reading. In 1 Samuel,...

God Does Not Need Social Distance: A Spiritual Resource Guide

by Maria Marx, MSW
Published on: Mar 17, 2020 12:26:57 PM

When social distancing has you missing the comfort of community, remember that God does not need...

Sunday, March 8, 2020

by Madison Varney '20
Published on: Mar 8, 2020 9:00:00 AM

This week's reading has really spoken to a piece of my Neumann experience. One idea that...

Sunday, February 23, 2020

by Ashley Barba '21
Published on: Mar 6, 2020 8:57:26 AM

I’ve been attending Catholic school for, now, 17 years. I like to say that my faith is strong, but...

Sunday, February 16, 2020

by Meghan Glass '20
Published on: Feb 16, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 "If you choose you can keep the commandments, they will save you; if you trust in God, you too...

Sunday, February 9, 2020

by Anna Attardi '20
Published on: Feb 9, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Reflection is a necessary part of learning about oneself and creating a stronger relationship with...

Sunday, February 2, 2020

by Catriona Corrigan ’22
Published on: Feb 3, 2020 9:01:53 AM

In this week’s readings, one line stood out to me from the book of Hebrews, “Because he himself was...

Sunday, January 26, 2020

by Caitlyn Kwiatkowski '22
Published on: Jan 27, 2020 9:53:16 AM

I have been given the opportunity to travel to Lafayette, Louisiana with Campus Ministry to serve...

Sunday, January 19, 2020

by Patrick McKenzie
Published on: Jan 22, 2020 11:30:09 AM

This week, we are featuring individual reflections from members of our San Damiano Program!  During...

Sunday, December 8, 2019

by Yovani Salas ‘22
Published on: Dec 8, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Sunday, December 1, 2019

by Nicole Arcilla '22
Published on: Dec 2, 2019 1:52:11 PM

Sunday, November 24, 2019

by Olivia Warren '22
Published on: Nov 24, 2019 8:28:00 AM

Sunday, November 17, 2019

by Laura Frank '20
Published on: Nov 17, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Sunday, November 10, 2019

by Shane Marino ‘22
Published on: Nov 10, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Sunday, November 3, 2019

by Julianne Schallmo ‘23
Published on: Nov 7, 2019 9:32:56 AM

Sunday, October 27, 2019

by Caitlyn McHugh '22
Published on: Oct 30, 2019 1:20:04 PM

The first reading from this week’s Mass discusses God’s love for all of his followers. In the...

Sunday, October 20, 2019

by John Retkovis '23
Published on: Oct 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Sunday, October 13, 2019

by Richard Lipscomb ‘21
Published on: Oct 17, 2019 8:40:03 AM

Sunday, September 29, 2019

by Kaci Spicer '22
Published on: Sep 29, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Going to a Catholic university is something that is really important to me. When I applied to...

Sunday, September 22, 2019

by Adrianna Butterline '22
Published on: Sep 22, 2019 9:00:00 AM

In the reading of Luke 16:1-13, the parable of the dishonest steward, a rich man deals with two...

Sunday, September 15, 2019

by Rachel Cray ‘20
Published on: Sep 15, 2019 9:00:00 AM

This week’s responsorial psalm, second reading, and Gospel all share one common theme:...

Sunday, September 8, 2019

by Mary Rohlfing ‘21
Published on: Sep 8, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Ready. Set. Go! (Sign up for the M.A.D. Dash)

by Patrick McKenzie
Published on: Aug 29, 2019 9:57:32 AM


Sunday, August 25, 2019

by Conner Kolek ‘22
Published on: Aug 25, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Knights in Action

by Lilly Blevin '14
Published on: Aug 1, 2019 1:55:07 PM

Kitendo Children's Charity, Naivasha, Kenya I have always known that I was a people person. I had...

Knights in Action

by Megan Davidson '20
Published on: Jul 25, 2019 4:17:07 PM

Wind River Reservation, Wyoming The purpose of the San Damiano program is to serve as St. Francis...

Knights in Action

by Christine Donohue ‘21
Published on: Jul 10, 2019 9:34:27 AM

Orfanato Valle De Los Angeles, Guatemala During our closing prayer service at Valley of the Angels...

Knights in Action

by Gabriella Smith '21
Published on: Jul 10, 2019 9:01:30 AM

Habitat For Humanity: Fort Collins, Colorado This past June, I had the privilege of spending a week...

Knights in Action

by Christine Donohue ‘21
Published on: Jun 26, 2019 10:45:32 AM

Carmen Pampa, Bolivia (June 2017) My Service Immersion Trip to Carmen Pampa, Bolivia was an amazing...

April 28, 2019

by Kimberly Hesser '20
Published on: Apr 28, 2019 10:00:00 AM

In the gospel tonight, Luke states, “Jesus came and stood in their midst and said to them ‘Peace be...


by Gabriella Smith '21
Published on: Apr 15, 2019 12:44:16 PM

April 14, 2019

by Emily McDevitt '21
Published on: Apr 11, 2019 6:15:49 PM

This year has had a lot of ups and downs for me. My family is not very religious, so we were not...


by Allison Mikula '20
Published on: Apr 10, 2019 4:44:33 PM


Knights in Action

by Nayeli Garcia '18
Published on: Apr 10, 2019 1:00:37 PM

As a full-time volunteer, there is so much I am grateful for and so much I have appreciated from...

April 7, 2019

by Jessica Kazunas ‘21
Published on: Apr 10, 2019 9:42:26 AM

This Sunday is the fifth Sunday in Lent. The readings this week talk about doing something new and...

March 31, 2019

by Taylor Ayers '21
Published on: Apr 1, 2019 2:46:43 PM

This Sunday is the fourth Sunday in Lent. During this Lenten season, I have been participating in...


by Annie McCaskill '19
Published on: Apr 1, 2019 2:27:52 PM


March 24, 2019

by Marissa Lallone ‘22
Published on: Mar 26, 2019 2:03:45 PM

“For three years now I have come in search of fruit on this fig tree but have found none. So cut it...


by Santino D'Angelo '19
Published on: Mar 25, 2019 9:23:14 AM


by Carli Trice '21
Published on: Mar 16, 2019 11:00:00 PM


Knights in Action

by Annie McCaskill '19 and Santino D'Angelo '19
Published on: Mar 13, 2019 1:52:01 PM

Habitat for Humanity: Lafayette, Louisiana By: Annie McCaskill '19 If someone told me when I...


by Robert Temeh '22
Published on: Mar 11, 2019 2:19:55 PM

March 10, 2019

by Allison Mikula '20
Published on: Mar 10, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Before starting school this year, I was in a rough place. I had lost my faith in God and within...

FrancisCAN Run, so CAN you!

by Laura Lombardelli '20
Published on: Mar 7, 2019 11:05:17 AM

I am very grateful for the opportunity to serve this summer at Wind River Reservation in Wyoming...


by Stephanie Vogelman '19
Published on: Mar 5, 2019 5:05:43 PM

Knights in Action

by Elizabeth Lounsberry '16
Published on: Mar 4, 2019 10:54:36 AM

When I graduated from Neumann University in 2016, I still had no idea what I wanted to do. I was...

February 24, 2019

by Patrick McKenzie
Published on: Feb 21, 2019 5:43:15 PM

"Do to others as you would have them do to you." - Luke 6:31

Rebuild 5K Registration

by Patrick McKenzie
Published on: Feb 21, 2019 5:34:49 PM

Supports our San Damiano Program trip to the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming!  Register Here

February 17, 2019

by Haley Charlesworth '21
Published on: Feb 17, 2019 10:26:07 AM

In just four short months, myself and four other Neumann students will be boarding a plane headed...

February 10, 2019

by Jamie Kinky '22
Published on: Feb 8, 2019 2:02:43 PM

In this week’s Gospel from Luke 5:1-11, Jesus performs one of his many miracles. Simon, the...

February 3, 2019

by Jailis Caraballo '19
Published on: Feb 3, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Of this week’s readings, the second reading from the Letter of St. Paul to the Corinthians stood...

The Dignity of all Human Life

by Olivia Gilbertson '19 & A'Shia Mcintosh '19
Published on: Jan 28, 2019 3:36:35 PM

March For Life by Olivia Gilbertson '19

January 27, 2019

by Bridget McTiernan '22
Published on: Jan 27, 2019 8:00:00 AM

There are some people who may feel at times that they are worthless and that their existence does...

January 20, 2019

by Andrew Toolan '22
Published on: Jan 18, 2019 9:17:31 AM

Tonight’s second reading comes from 1 Corinthians; St. Paul talks about all the wonderful gifts...

January 13, 2019

by Thomas Andruszko '22
Published on: Jan 10, 2019 2:28:01 PM

Today, we celebrate the baptism of Jesus Christ, and the Gospel reading today tells about Jesus...

December 2, 2018

by Catherine Callahan
Published on: Dec 2, 2018 5:39:00 PM

As we begin the Advent season and recall the celebration at Greccio with the living Nativity this...

November 25, 2018

by Joseph Murray
Published on: Nov 25, 2018 5:36:00 PM

This week’s readings seem to serve as reassurance, and as a reminder to us that all power and glory...

Megan Camp

by Megan Camp
Published on: Nov 18, 2018 5:33:00 PM

As we find ourselves on the eve of Thanksgiving, we work to proclaim our thanks for the good in our...

November 11, 2018

by Megan Donohue '22
Published on: Nov 11, 2018 5:30:00 PM

In the first reading today, we heard the story of Elijah when he traveled to Zarephath. When he...

Julia Violi

by Julia Violi '21
Published on: Nov 4, 2018 4:27:00 PM

Last weekend, I had the opportunity to embark on a retreat known as Search. At first, I was...

Mia Cimino

by Mia Cimino
Published on: Oct 28, 2018 5:24:00 PM

This week’s Gospel reading talks about the blind man who was granted vision from Jesus. Jesus tells...

Claudia Fadgen

by Claudia Fadgen
Published on: Oct 21, 2018 5:18:00 PM

Over Fall Break, I got the opportunity to work alongside Habitat for Humanity and my peers. Habitat...

Carly Petitdemange

by Carly Petitdemange
Published on: Oct 14, 2018 5:13:00 PM

Over fall break, I had a realization of faith as I sat in the pew at my grandmother’s church,...

Olivia Gilbertson

by Olivia Gilbertson
Published on: Sep 30, 2018 5:08:00 PM

I have gone to Catholic school for my entire life, so it only seemed right that I chose to go to a...

Bess Carey

by Bess Carey
Published on: Sep 23, 2018 4:40:00 PM

Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta has famously once said, "Not all of us can do great things. But, we...


Stephanie Vogelman

Class of 2019


Preaching the Gospel with Steph Vogelman '19

Steph Vogelman, who graduated in May of 2019, is participating in a year-long service program with FrancisCorps in Syracuse, NY. Steph serves as an outreach worker at the the Downtown Cathedral Emergency and Hospitality Services.  She assists in the operation of the emergency service and practical assistance office, a food pantry and hospitality center for people who are experiencing homelessness. Check out Steph's reflections on her experiences at the FrancisCorps blog!




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