Monday, February 11, 2013
Pope Benedict XVI's resignation inspired response by a Seton Hall faculty member who is also a priest
In response to Monday's announcement that Pope Benedict XVI would resign at the end of February, Msgr. John A. Radano, of Seton Hall University's School of Theology made a statement expressing both surprise and gratitude: Pope Benedict XVI’s Resignation: an initial reaction The news of Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation came as a surprise. The first reaction to this announcement is to express a word of deep gratitude to the Holy Father for his eight years of service to the Catholic Church as Bishop of Rome. He brought to that work his great expertise as a theologian, his deep concern for the pastoral needs of people, and a sense of ecumenical responsibility for seeking the unity of divided Christians, and building bridges of understanding …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Jennifer Egan will be featured author at Poetry-In-The-Round on Jan. 23.
Wednesday, January 16
The following information is from Seton Hall University: Jennifer Egan, 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist of A Visit from the Goon Squad, will be the featured author for Seton Hall University’s Poetry-In-The-Round on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. in the Chancellor’s Suite in the University Center at 400 South Orange Avenue, South Orange, NJ. In addition to being awarded the Pulitzer, A Visit from the Goon Squad won the National Book Critics Circle award for fiction, was nominated for the National Book Award for Fiction and for the Pen/Faulkner award, and was short listed for the Orange Prize for Fiction. Egan is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction, and a Dorothy and Lewis B. …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Seton Hall University in South Orange hosts one of only 36 American exorcists
The exorcist of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis will visit South Orange. Father Vincent Lampert, one of only 36 exorcists in the United States, will speak at Seton Hall University on Wednesday October 31, 2012 at 8:30pm in the Main Lounge of the University Center. Lampert has been a part of three genuine possessions in the US, and has witnessed and assisted in many exorcisms while studying exorcism in Rome, under Father Carmine DeFilippis. Lampert, a Vatican-trained exorcist, was appointed by Archbishop Daniel M. Buechlein to the office of exorcist. He also serves as the pastor of SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi Parish in Greenwood, Indiana. There is no admission fee or registration required.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Some 1,290 graduates were honored at this year's graduation.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Graduates of Seton Hall’s Class of 2012 were encouraged to honor their journey by finding their passion and purpose in life. Scott Chesney, a 1992 Arts and Sciences alumnus and a motivational coach and speaker, addressed the 1,290 spirited baccalaureate graduates who filled the Izod Center for the University’s 155th commencement. Chesney reminded the graduates that they had achieved something neither Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, or Steve Jobs had accomplished….a college degree. “Life is your classroom now,” he said. Echoing Chesney’s comments, Seton Hall President A. Gabriel Esteban asked the graduates to think about their goals and identify their passions. “Where ever you go on your journey,” he added, "remember Seton Hall.” Esteban's …
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Eat at Village Diner from May 6-12 to support the effort
Village Diner in South Orange will donate ten percent of patrons' bills to build a chicken coop in Haiti. Seton Hall's Division of Volunteer Efforts (DOVE) supports the 250 orphans living at Maison Fortune in Haiti. The group sends volunteers twice a year. Now they want to build a chicken coop for the orphanage. The coop and 1000 chickens will cost $15000 and will supplement the children's current diet of spaghetti and ketchup. The coop will be built in honor of Djoceus, a young resident of the orphanage who recently drowned. To support the effort, present this attached voucher each time you eat at Village Diner between May 6 and 12.
Friday, April 27, 2012
Longtime mentor and West Orange resident Mike Sheppard Sr. celebrated for influence on Essex County athletes
Essex County's father of baseball now has a field to call his own in Ivy Hill Park, where the beloved Seton Hall University coach flourished as a young athlete. The dedication of the Pirates' home field to Mike Sheppard Sr. was presented Thursday afternoon by Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Board of Chosen Freeholders, along with a crowd of SHU athletes and members of the Sheppard clan. Sheppard, whose eponymous baseball and softball field sits at the southeast end of the college campus, was lauded by officials – and a former Major League Baseball catcher – as a role model who has shaped countless youths into fine athletes. Under Sheppard's 31-year tenure as head coach of SHU baseball, more than 80 players have gone on…
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Since being ranked No. 24, Seton Hall has lost three straight.
What happened?! That was the question being asked by Seton Hall fans following Wednesday night’s 55-42 loss to Notre Dame. The Pirates (15-5, 4-4 in Big East) lost their first home game this year and extended their losing streak to three games. This was also their third loss since cracking the Associated Press Top 25 poll on Jan. 9, their first ranking since Jan. 30, 2001. “You better have a short memory in this conference,” said Seton Hall coach Kevin Willard following the game. “If you don’t have a short memory, it makes for a long year.” Most fans will try not to remember this game, as it was the lowest point total for the Pirates since their 93-40 loss to Duke in 2005. Notre Dame (13-8, 5-3 in Big East), one of the best defensive …
Monday, December 12, 2011
NJ Sen. Robert Menendez gave a lecture at Seton Hall University's Jubliee Hall Auditorium regarding Jewish-Christian relations and racism.
United States Sen, Robert Menendez (D-NJ) visited Seton Hall University on Sunday afternoon to give a lecture in which he expressed concern about growing anti-Semitism and racism. The lecture was part of the Sister Rose Fund for Education in Jewish-Christian Studies. Speaking in front of Holocaust survivors, World War II veterans, students and faculty members, Menendez spoke of the importance of Holocaust education, interfaith dialogue and the legacy of the late Sister Rose Thering. Menendez, who was born to immigrant parents in Union City in 1954 and raised Catholic, recalled watching Sister Rose’s career from afar and credited her with inspiring much of his work as a legislator. He called Rose “a luminary, an incredible asset to the…
Friday, December 9, 2011
The senior senator from New Jersey will speak as part of the Dr. Marcia Robbins-Wilf Lecture Series.
Friday, December 9, 2011
Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) will be coming to Seton Hall University on Sunday to be the featured speaker of the Dr. Marcia Robbins-Wilf Lecture Series. The series is part of the Sister Rose Fund for Education in Jewish-Christian Studies. This will be the first lecture of the series and will be held at Jubilee Hall at 2 p.m. Senator Menendez will address The Legacy of Sister Rose. Dr. Marcia Robbins-Wilf, a trustee of the Sister Rose Thering Fund, endowed the lecture series that bears her name in 2009. Her vision for the series is to present meaningful speakers and programs that will further the work of the late Sister Rose, whose lifelong efforts built important bridges of understanding, compassion and trust between Jews and …