Category / Campus Ministry

Certificate Program in Applied Urban Ministry Offered at NU

January 22, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A community outreach program leading to a Certificate of Applied Urban Ministry will again be offered this spring at Niagara University. The 2015 cohort of classes begins with a mandatory orientation session on Feb. 10. Classes commence Feb. 17. Designed by representatives of faith communities in Niagara Falls and Buffalo in... Read on →

Ndaba Mandela

Mandela Address, Community Service Activities Highlight MLK Celebration at NU

January 10, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

A presentation by Ndaba Mandela, grandson of Nelson Mandela, underscores a week’s worth of activities coordinated by Niagara University in observance of the federal holiday that marks the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Mandela’s keynote address – set for 6 p.m. on Jan. 20 at the Castellani Art... Read on →

Souraphiel

Vincentian Archbishop, Recent NU Honoree Elevated to Cardinal

January 8, 2015  |  by Michael Freedman

Pope Francis elevated 15 new members to the College of Cardinals on Sunday, Jan. 4, one of them a Vincentian archbishop who was honored by Niagara University in November 2013. The Most Rev. Abune Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M., archbishop of Ethiopia, will be formally installed as a cardinal during a... Read on →

Vietnamese Mass

Binational Mass Welcomes Vietnamese to Niagara University

November 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Mass on this Sunday evening began like many others before it, with the singing of “Open My Eyes, Lord” permeating through Niagara University’s Alumni Chapel. Only this time, the singing of the gathering song’s verses alternated between English and Vietnamese. The distinctive liturgical music was performed by 30 Vietnam natives clad... Read on →

Dr. Judith Merkle

Dr. Merkle Awarded St. Elizabeth Seton Medal

November 4, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Dr. Judith A. Merkle, SNDdeN, professor of religious studies, was presented with the St. Elizabeth Seton Medal at the Mater Dei Chapel on the campus of Mount St. Joseph University on Oct. 29. The St. Elizabeth Seton Medal is named in honor of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, foundress of the... Read on →

Respect Life Mass

NU Students Participate in Respect Life Mass

October 17, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Sixteen Niagara University students participated in the Diocese of Buffalo’s Respect Life Mass, which was held Sunday, Oct. 5, at St. Joseph Cathedral in Buffalo. Bishop Richard J. Malone was the main celebrant and homilist for the Mass, during which NU students Rachel Ziarnowski, Matthew Carman and Veronica Grande served... Read on →

Vincentian Heritage Convocation

Bishop Chappetto, Fr. Carney, Quarantello & 3 NU Employees Honored During Convocation

September 26, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Six individuals were honored during Niagara University’s annual Vincentian Heritage Convocation, held Sept. 25, 2014. The event, which takes place during the university’s celebration of Vincentian Heritage Week, recognizes the extraordinary contributions of university employees, alumni and community leaders. The Most Rev. Raymond F. Chappetto, D.D., V.G., V.E., ’67, received an... Read on →

Vincent Statute

Annual Convocation Highlights Vincentian Heritage Week at Niagara University

September 22, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Vincentian Heritage Week, an annual celebration of Niagara University’s rich history of education and service in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul, will take place Sept. 22-26, 2014. Also known as Founder’s Week, Vincentian Heritage Week is a way for the university community to pay homage to St. Vincent,... Read on →

Niagara Plunge group

‘Niagara Plunge’ Immerses Freshmen in Service Learning

September 4, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The intent of the Niagara Plunge is to immerse Niagara University freshmen. Not in freezing water as was the case when more than 300 new NU students completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge last weekend, but rather in the service-based mission that defines the Catholic and Vincentian institution. Emily Doyle, of... Read on →

Cupola

New Cupola Installed Atop Clet Hall

August 29, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The Clet Hall cupola, a familiar identifier of Niagara University since its inception in 1856, was returned to its perch high above Monteagle Ridge Friday morning. The previous dome-like structure was severely damaged during a windstorm in July 2013. In its place now stands a new fiberglass and steel cupola,... Read on →

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