MERCY WEEK 2017 CELEBRATION
In honor of our founders and sponsors,
the Religious Sisters of Mercy
Monday, September 18
Ecumenical Prayer Service
12:00 p.m./Insalaco Hall, Room 219
A gathering of people from differing faith traditions will offer a brief prayer or reflection on one of the Critical Concerns of the Sisters of Mercy: Women, Racism, Immigration, Earth and Nonviolence.
30th Anniversary of the Ethics Institute to honor Sister Siena Finley Presentation
"Ethical Considerations of Patient and Healthcare Provider Communication at End of Life"
Reception: 5:00 p.m./Heritage Lobby, Library
Presentation: 6:00 p.m./McGowan Room, Library
Sister Patricia Talone, RSM, PhD is a nationally-recognized ethicist and health care administrator.
Tuesday, September 19
Constitution Day Faculty Panel, Sponsored by the Department of History and Government
12:30-1:45 p.m./McGowan Room, Library
The Constitution Day Faculty Panel features the "1st Year Review on the Trump Presidency."This faculty panel featuring Dr. Fred Croop, Dr. Brenda Hage, Dr. Rebecca Padot, and Dr. Christopher Stevens will address several domestic and foreign policies including immigration and women's issues, which are Critical Concerns of the Sisters of Mercy.
Wednesday, September 20
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m./Banks Student Life Center Lobby
Network with representatives from local non-profit community agencies to learn about service opportunities.
Tea for the Religious Sisters of Mercy, Carlow Roundtable Presentation
3:00 p.m./Mercy Center, Rivers Room
MU Presenters: Amy Lahart, Chuck Edkins, Kevin Feifer, Louise Keller and Dr. Fred Croop.
Thursday, September 21
Stuff the Bus, Sponsored by Staff Council
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m./Wells Fargo Amphitheater
School Supply Collection for Lake Noxen Elementary School Students.
Climate Change Simulation
12:30-2:00 p.m./Insalaco Hall, Room 218
This simulation is part of Catholic Relief Services I Am Climate Change campaign. The simulation educates participants about Climate Change, particularly how wasteful actions by students in the Global North add to climate change and affect people in the developing world.
Sunday, September 24 – Happy Mercy Day!
7:00 p.m./Mercy Hall, University Chapel
The Mercy Associates of Misericordia University will be present and will be blessed as they continue to focus on living the Mercy Values and furthering work on the Critical Concerns of the Sisters of Mercy.