MERCY WEEK 2018 CELEBRATION

In honor of our founders and sponsors,

the Religious Sisters of Mercy


Sunday, September 23

Liturgy

7:00 p.m./University Chapel, Mercy Hall

We will celebrate with the Mercy Associates of Misericordia University and bless them as they continue to focus on living the Mercy values and furthering work on the Critical Concerns of the Sisters of Mercy.


Monday, September 24

Ecumenical Prayer Service

12:00 p.m./University Chapel, Mercy Hall

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.


Faculty/Mercy Associate Initiative Highlighting the Sisters of Mercy Critical Concern of Immigration

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m./Passan Hall Café

Stop by the information table and learn more about the Sisters of Mercy Critical Concern, Immigration.


Tuesday, September 25

Faculty/Mercy Associate Initiative Highlighting the Sisters of Mercy Critical Concern of Immigration

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m./Passan Hall Café

Stop by the information table and learn more about the Sisters of Mercy Critical Concern, Immigration.


Tea for the Religious Sisters of Mercy

3:00 p.m./Mercy Center

The Sisters of Mercy will enjoy a presentation of the Ruth Matthews Bourger Women with Children Program and the company of the WWC students, their children and Mercy Associates.


Wednesday, September 26

The Sr. Siena Finley, RSM Second Annual Lecture on Ethics, Sponsored by NE PA Ethics Institute at Misericordia University

“How to Speak to Nones and All: A Politics of Integrity”

7:00 p.m./Insalaco Hall, Room 218

Presenter: Dr. Bernard Prusak, Assoc. Professor in Philosophy & Dir. McGowan Center for Ethics & Social Responsibility at King’s College.

Focus: How educators can help young people, whether religious or not, make informed, ethically-grounded decisions in the upcoming elections.


Thursday, September 27

Stuff the Bus, Sponsored by Staff Council

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m./Wells Fargo Amphitheater

The Community Fiscal Committee of Staff Council will partner with the MU Mercy Associates to honor the 175th anniversary of the Sisters of Mercy arriving in the United States with a collection for the Domestic Service Violence Center.


Service Fair

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m./Banks Student Life Center Lobby

Students will network with representatives from local non-profit community agencies to learn about service opportunities.


“How to Defuse a Bomb: The Project Children Story” Documentary & Presentation

7:00 p.m./Lemmond Theater, Walsh Auditorium

Presenter: Denis Mulcahy, retired NYPD Bomb Squad Officer, founder of Project Children.

Focus: The film documents the pursuit of reconciliation in Northern Ireland, through the medium of its children.


Friday, September 28

Anniversary of Catherine McAuley’s Birthday (9/29)

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m./Banks Student Life Center Lobby

The Misericordia Community will enjoy a slice of cake in honor of the anniversary of the Foundress of the Sisters of Mercy.


Weeklong Exhibits

Mercy Week Archives Exhibit

Bevevino Library, First Floor & Mercy Hall, First & Second Floors

Titled: “Let Charity Be Our Badge of Honor: Celebrating Mercy Week 2018”

Focus: Tradition of Mercy in Everyday Life in Education, Social Justice, Community, & Service


Mercy Associate Exhibit

Bevevino Library, Second Floor

Focus: Learn the identities of our MU Mercy Associates and about their special connection to the Sisters of Mercy and the Mercy values.

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