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John Felice Rome Center

Features Archive

  • 50th Anniversary Mass & Banquet: Thursday, May 23, 2013, Rome

    Thursday, May 23rd will mark the conclusion of the 50th anniversary commemoration of the John Felice Rome Center. Our 50th Anniversary celebration began with a special alumni event in our hometown of Chicago. It was attended by hundreds of friends and family of the JFRC, whose lives were touched by our founder, John Felice. We will conclude our celebratory year with a Mass dedicated to John Felice on Thursday, May 23rd at 6:45 PM at the Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio, Via della Caravita 8A in the centro storico of Rome. Mass will be followed by a banquet which will be attended by current students, faculty, staff, local alumni, and the members of the Loyola Rome Center Foundation.
  • Spring Semester 2013 Orientation

    Spring semester students headed south to the Amalfi Coast for Orientation, escaping the bustle of Rome and enjoying the almost-unbeatable scenery of the Mediterranean.
  • Mass of the Holy Spirit Spring 2013

    On Wednesday January 23, the John Felice Rome Center Community came together to celebrate the capstone of the Orientation experience, the Mass of the Holy Spirit, in the Church of Saint Ignatius in the downtown historic center of Rome.
  • Profile

    Interview with Dr. Anne Wingenter

    Please read an interview with Dr. Anne Wingenter faculty member from the Rome Center.
  • Profile

    Interview with Dr. Flaminio DiBiagi

    Get the scoop on Dr. Flaminio DiBiagi, Italian Language, Culture and Film History professor at the Rome Center for over 20 years!
  • Profile

    Interview with Dr. John Nicholson

    Get the scoop on Dr. John Nicholson, Fine Arts professor at the Rome Center for over 40 years!
  • Hunger Week 2012

    The John Felice Rome Center mirrored Loyola University Chicago’s events of Hunger Week throughout the week of November 12-15 in Rome. Students raised a grand total of €1,810, by participating in events focused on food awareness. The money was donated to the community of Sant'Egidio and the Jesuit Refugee Service.
  • JFRC Student Olive Harvest

    Fall students harvest the JFRC's olives from its very own olive grove.
  • World War II Study Trip

    Rome Center students participated in a two-day trip around central Italy to get first-hand glimpse of the role that Italy played during WWII. They were led by JFRC alumni and faculty member, Dr. Anne Wingenter.