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The Gospels of Lent

Journey this Lent with Bethlehem University Students

Prayer/Reflection for Ash Wednesday and each Sunday in Lent with student readers.

January Spotlight

A Message from Vice Chancellor Br. Hernán Santos

Friends, I thank you from the bottom of my heart for your support of the sacred educational mission of Bethlehem University.  While the current situation in the Holy Land is very challenging, I assure you that the faculty and staff of Bethlehem University continue to provide an exceptional values-based holistic learning experience for the students entrusted to our care . . .


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Current Bethlehem University news: As the situation in the Holy Land unfolds, please find updated information about BU here.

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St. Jean Baptiste De La Salle

News and Blog

Bethlehem University and Virginia Wesleyan Students Connect Virtually

February 28, 2024

In an inspiring display of cross-cultural exchange, the student ambassadors from Bethlehem University recently had the unique opportunity to engage in a virtual meeting with counterparts from Virginia Wesleyan University in Norfolk, Virginia, USA. The meeting brought these two groups together for an enriching discussion on shared interests, cultural perspectives, and political challenges. The virtual…

From El Pais: Cardinal Filoni, Leader of EOHSJ, Calls for Ceasefire

February 26, 2024

Trusted by the Pope, Cardinal Fernando Filoni is head of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. In this article from El Pais, he describes the need for a ceasefire to lay the foundation for reconciliation. The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre works through the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem to support causes…

BU Faculty of Nursing Excel at American Heart Association Healthcare Forum

February 21, 2024

Bethlehem University participated in the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Healthcare Forum 2024, held in Dubai from January 26-28, 2024. This event brought together healthcare leaders, innovators, and experts from across the MENA region. The forum delved into the latest AHA programs, discussing recent updates and advancements in resuscitation and…

Start of Spring Semester ’24

February 5, 2024

Bethlehem University started the spring semester today. BU continues to operate in a hybrid situation, with campus open for students and faculty that can safely make it for classes. However, more students were spotted on campus today thanks to Bethlehem University’s effort to make learning accessible during these unstable times.   BU’s Student Senate has…

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