St. Francis Week
During St. Francis Week, the entire Hilbert College community celebrates the life of St. Francis of Assisi by giving back to the community and coming together in unity to heal, express gratitude, and collaborate. View our St. Francis Week Flyer (PDF)
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Franciscan Day of Caring
From 8:00 am - 2:00 pm at multiple locations.
Registration is closed. View our Day of Caring page for more information!
Join students, faculty, and staff in putting our Franciscan mission into action for a campus-wide day of service.
Friday, September 30, 2022
The Blessings of the Animals
At 12 pm outside of St. Clare Chapel at the Fire Pit (Rain Location: Chapel)
Bring your pet for a brief blessing and take home a treat for your furry friend!
Appreciation of Blessings & Coffee
At 9 am in the Franciscan Hall Atrium
Faculty and Staff are invited to join for prayer, coffee, pastries and share stories of gratitude and blessings.
From 10 am - 4 pm at the Swan Atrium
Students are invited to reflect and write messages of thanks and gratitude. St. Francis cookies will be available!
Keynote Speaker: Franchelle Parker
From 12:30 - 1:30 pm in the Swan Auditorium
All are welcome to attend
Franchelle Parker, Executive Director of Open Buffalo, discusses the ways her organization has supported those impacted by the Tops Market tragedy and how the tragedy continues to impact the east community. Learn how the Hilbert community can become more involved in assisting those individuals and families who are still impacted by the tragedy.
Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Racial Healing Circles
From 11 am - 12 pm and 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm in the Franciscan Hall Conference Room
Students are invited to join a facilitator from the Erie County Restorative Justice Coalition for an open discussion about the state of our region and ways we can work towards healing. This is an opportunity to share, listen and heal as we all continue to process and discuss difficult topics regarding race, race relations and its impact locally and throughout the country.
RSVP by contacting Dr. Diedre DeBose at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, October 6, 2022