Charter Week Celebration Held from February 13-17

Holy Family University’s Charter Week celebration, honoring the 63rd anniversary in which Holy Family University was chartered by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, will be held from February 13-17. Each day will feature new activities thanking the years of dedicated service to students, faculty, and staff who have made the previous year’s possible. Please join us in as many events as possible!

Monday, February 13
Faculty and Staff Longevity Recognition Awards | 1:00 pm | Campus Center, Lower Lobby
Anniversary Cake | 1:30 pm | Campus Center, Main Lobby
The entire campus community is invited to attend. Coffee and cake will be served.

Tuesday, February 14
Mission and Core Values Awards Ceremony | 4:00 pm | Campus Center, Lower Lobby
Honoring students and organizations who exhibit the Mission Core Values

Wednesday, February 15
Anniversary Mass| 1:00 pm |Campus Center, Gymnasium
Celebrant Rev. James MacNew, D Min

Thursday, February 16
Faculty dialog gathering – Sharing our faith traditions |12:45 pm | Campus Center, Room 113
Sponsored by James Higgins, retired full-time faculty member

Friday, February 17
University Day of Service
Open to students, faculty and staff. Students must receive permission from their professors. Registration forms are available through campus email.

Holy Family University Sponsored Day of Service opportunities include:

Habitat for Humanity ReStore | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm | Transportation will be provided from Northeast campus. Participants must arrive at 9:15 am to complete paperwork and take van to site.

Feast of Justice | 8:00 am - 2:00 pm | Transportation will be provided from Northeast campus to help with weekly regular food distribution. All participants must bring their own lunch. Participants must arrive at 7:30 am to complete paperwork and take van to site.

Visiting the CSFN Sisters | 2 pm - 4 pm | Transportation will be provided from the Northeast campus to Mount Nazareth Retirement Home to distribute a rose as a token of appreciation for their years of service and dedication to the University.

Aid for Friends | 12:50 pm - 1:45 pm | This service project will be done on campus. Participants will work together to prepare 30 lunches for senior citizens, which will be distributed through the Aid for Friends program.

Canned Food Drive | In a joint effort with the Student Government Junior Class, Holy Family University will be collecting various can goods throughout the week and will deliver to local food bank.