The University of Saint Francis, 2701 Spring St., will celebrate the feast of Francis of Assisi with three free events. A Franciscan prayer service will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, and a special Mass will begin at noon Saturday in Saint Francis Chapel at the west end of Trinity Hall. The Blessing of Pets to honor St. Francis will take place at 6 p.m. Sunday in front of Brookside near the St. Francis statue.
"Portugal and Spain: Common Neighbors with an Uncommon Past" will be discussed at an international luncheon at noon Oct. 14 at Church-Chapel Fellowship, Goshen College, Goshen. Cost is $20 if paid before Friday or $25 afterward. To register, call 574-535-7565.
“Lutheranism and the Classics III: Lutherans Read History” will be discussed Thursday and Friday at Concordia Theological Seminary, 6600 N. Clinton St. For costs and schedule, call 452-2100 or go to www.ctsfw.edu/classics.
Online chapel services
Morning chapel services in Kramer Chapel, Concordia Theological Seminary, 6600 N. Clinton St., will be available for viewing when classes are in session. The services will be broadcast at 10 a.m. through Friday. To watch, go to www.ctsfw.edu and click “Morning Chapel Service.”