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GMercyU Mercy Week
Sep
24

Mercy Week 2018: Respect for the Dignity of Each Person

Gwynedd Mercy University
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Celebrate 175 Years of the Sisters of Mercy's arrival in the United States! Take part in one of the many events in GMercyU's annual week-long celebration kicking off on Mercy Day, which is Monday, September 24, 2018.

Sep
24

Mercy Week: Make a Difference!

University Hall W206
11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Get outside your comfort zone!  Learn about opportunities for both local service and mission-based travel, including Alternative Spring Break (Campus Ministry) and the Dominican Republic Mission Trip (Nursing).

Drop in, chat with the leaders, and learn about this year’s application processes.

Sep
24

Mercy Week: Mercy Focus on Haiti

Fatima 1
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Learn about this summer’s exploratory delegation, as well as possibilities for future partnerships & service.

Sep
25

Mercy Week: Light Footprints on the Blackfeet Reservation

University Hall W105
11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Learn from Professor Brigid O’Brien’s service experience with the Blackfeet Volunteer Medical Corps and her exploration of environmental issues in nearby Glacier National Park (Montana).

Sep
25

Mercy Week: Dublin Pilgrims' Tales

University Hall E101
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Students and staff who traveled on pilgrimage to Belfast and Dublin this summer will share their stories, photos, and lifelong learnings. 

Sep
25

Mercy Week: Interfaith Symposium

University Hall W105
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The Wissahickon Faith Community Association presents a panel discussion on religious pluralism and the challenges of faith in a secular age.

Sep
26

Mercy Week Mass

JBA
10:00 am

Join us as we celebrate the heritage and charism of Mercy,and honor the Sisters and Associates in Mercy in our midst.  Fr. Dan Joyce, SJ (Saint Joseph's University) will preside.

Sep
27

Mercy Week: Finding God in Ordinary Time

JBA
10:00 am to 11:00 am

Where is God in all this?  Discover some of the places where the presence of God may be hidden in plain sight, as Director of Campus Ministry Christine Eberle shares excerpts from her new book and answers questions about the topic as well as the writing process.

Sep
27

Mercy Week: The Queen of Katwe

Merck Auditorium
7:30 pm

The inspiring true story of a girl from the slums of Uganda who becomes a chess champion. 

Sep
28

Mercy Week: Mercy Tea and Authors Celebration

Keiss Library
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate our Tender Courage and Lindback award winners, recognize our recently published faculty and staff authors, and enjoy one another’s company at the end of Mercy Week.  Donations of baked goods are needed!