MERCY HERITAGE CELEBRATION 2019
In honor of our founders and sponsors,
the Religious Sisters of Mercy
Sunday, September 22
7:00 p.m./Mercy Hall, University Chapel
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.
Tuesday, September 24 (Rain Date: Friday, September 27)
Walk with Mercy: Remembering our Beginnings
12:00 p.m./Meet at the front Entrance to Mercy Hall
Join Sister Jean and Sister Cindy on this short walking tour as they walk us down memory lane to remember the early days of how Misericordia University came into existence and thrived.
Wednesday, September 25
The Sr. Siena Finley, RSM Third Annual Lecture on Ethics “ ‘Those of Us Who Hold and Control Wealth… Come Home’: the Ethics of Economic Inequality”
6:00 p.m./Insalaco Hall, Rooms 218 & 219
Presenter: Chuck Collins, author and widely-recognized authority on the causes and effects of economic inequality. Sponsored by NE PA Ethics Institute at Misericordia University.
Human Dignity, Health Care, and the Holocaust Live Stream
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m./Facebook Live Stream
Join us this Mercy Week for a Facebook Live Stream event exploring the relevance of human dignity, health care, and the Holocaust for modern society. Dr. Stacy Gallin, Director of the Center for Human Dignity in Bioethics, Health, and the Holocaust, will present, with questions and answers to follow.
Thursday, September 26
Stuff the Bus
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m./Wells Fargo Amphitheater
The Community Fiscal Committee of Staff Council will collect food and toiletry items for McAuley Market.
Employee Service Awards Dinner
4:30 p.m./Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall
Monday, September 30
Catherine McAuley Birthday Party (9/29)
12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m./Banks Student Life Center, Lobby
Join us for cake and a celebration event for Foundress Catherine McAuley’s Birthday. The event will be live-streamed online across all Misericordia University Alumni social media platforms for the broader campus community.
MU Across the Decades: Stories Shared by Current and Former Employees
4:00 p.m./Insalaco Hall, Rooms 218 & 219
Tuesday, October 1
Carlow Roundtable Presentation to the Sisters of Mercy
3:30 p.m./Mercy Center
Presenters: Maureen Pascal and Katherine Pohlidal
Thursday, October 3
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m./Banks Student Life Center, Lobby
Network with representatives from local nonprofit community agencies to learn about service opportunities.
Friday, October 4
Carlow Roundtable Presentation to MU Community
12:00 p.m./Bevevino Library, McGowan Room
Presenters: Stacy Gallin, Maureen Pascal and Katherine Pohlidal