South Philadelphia: Historian Explores Her Sicilian Roots

South Philadelphia: Historian Explores Her Sicilian Roots

Celeste Morello is known throughout Philadelphia as an authority on the history of the mafia in the area and has earned advanced degrees in criminology and history from St. Joseph’s University and Villanova University, respectively. She currently resides in South Philadelphia.   Are you from the Philadelphia area? I’m from Montgomery County, Norristown. That’s where […]

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Overbrook: Pope Francis Makes a Surprise Visit to Saint Joseph’s University

Overbrook: Pope Francis Makes a Surprise Visit to Saint Joseph’s University

Students at Saint Joseph’s University were hoping at best to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis as his motorcade traveled down City Avenue. Many students were planning to gather together to watch the festivities on television. “They’re going to watch him make a speech or something like that,” said Dimetri Williams, a Saint Joseph’s University student. “He’s […]

 By Fatia Kasumu

Wynnefield: Campus Ministry Students Give Back Beyond St. Joe’s

Wynnefield: Campus Ministry Students Give Back Beyond St. Joe’s

[vimeo 60860535] Offering its students opportunities to serve others is a key component of education at  St. Joseph’s University, located on City Line Avenue at 56th Street in Wynnefield. One organization at St. Joe’s that offers students opportunities to serve others is housed in The Wolfington Center for Ministry, Faith and Service. The Office of Campus Ministries assists […]