The Lord God has sent you into the world for this reason: that in word and deed you may give witness to his voice.”

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Centers of higher education are one of the primary places where a person’s life vision and values are shaped. Since the 13th century, Franciscans have been present within a variety of academic environments, bringing the insights, values, and example of St. Francis to bear on the human search for truth, goodness, and ultimate meaning. We believe that our tradition continues to make a unique and significant contribution to the life and concerns of contemporary centers of learning.

sbu and siena image_1(3)Institutions of Higher Education

Holy Name Province currently sponsors the following institutions of higher education:

St. Bonaventure University
3261 West State Rd.
St. Bonaventure, NY 14778-2341

716-375-2000 University
716-375-2416 Friary
716-375-2005 Fax
716-375-2424 Fax

Siena College
515 Loudon Rd.
Loudonville, NY 12211-1462

518-783-2300 College
518-783-4147 Friary
518-783-4195 Fax

Campus Ministries

Friars of the Province provide pastoral ministry at the following colleges and universities:

Clemson University Catholic Campus Ministry
St. Andrew’s Church
200 Edgewood Avenue
Clemson, SC 29631-1406

College of Mount Saint Vincent Campus Ministry
6301 Riverdale Ave.
Bronx, NY 10471

Furman University Catholic Campus Ministry
307 Gower Street
Greenville, SC 29611

Hilbert College
5200 South Park Avenue
Hamburg, NY 14075

University of Buffalo/St. Joe’s
3269 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214