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Franciscan U. Opens Adult Faith Conference Sessions to Public for Free

Franciscan University of Steubenville announced that the evening sessions of its Adult Summer Conferences will be open to the public. The final two conferences will be held at the end of July, reports the University on its website, and no registration is required to attend evening sessions for free.

On July 24, Franciscan will be holding its Applied Biblical Studies Conference. The evening will start with praise and worship, according to the University, followed by a talk by Jeff Cavins on “Praise and Thanksgiving: Which Leper are You?” The session will conclude with a Holy Hour.

The second open session will be on July 26 as part of the Defending the Faith Conference. The University reports that after praise and worship, Scott Hahn will speak on “Saints and Angels: Holy and Heroic Help.” afterwards Holy Hour will follow. The entire conference will take place between July 25 and July 27 and will include a total of 14 speakers and 19 talks.  Its purpose is to “equip Catholics with knowledge needed to bring the teachings of the Church to the world,” According to the University.

As previously reported, the University has hosted more than 30 summer conferences each year for adults and youth for the past 39 years.

Franciscan University of Steubenville is recommended in The Newman Guide for its strong Catholic identity. 

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