Being a student on campus has really given me a doorway to an education that has been preparing me both spiritually and academically.”
Jerome knew that if he wanted to pursue an academically rigorous education in math and computer science, and eventually become an engineer, he would need to do so in a place that would “push me to be a better Catholic each and every single day.”
“I would not have these opportunities if it were not for the generous financial aid I have received. I would not be here without that gift.”
Among the benefits he has received from Franciscan is a reawakening of the Catholic faith into which he was baptized. He participated in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) program and was confirmed at Easter. He also is in formation for the Disciples of the Word Household.
“It’s been amazing to encounter Christ in this way.”