Browsing the blog archives for November, 2011

Upcoming Events

The Alumni Relations team is taking our annual break from regional alumni events for the holiday season…but that certainly doesn’t mean the rest of the college stops! There’s quite a few exciting events taking place this month, just to highlight a few:   Gallery Night at Cummings Art Gallery – Mercyhurst College’s Cummings Gallery will [...]

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Advent Reflections – Fr. Jim Piszker

ADVENT REFLECTIONS: THE TREASURES OF VATICAN II  ”Nevertheless the liturgy is the summit towards which the activity of the Church is directed; it is also the fount from which all her power flows.” (The Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy)  By Fr. Jim Piszker With the changes that are occurring with the Roman Missal, the above [...]

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How I Spent My Thanksgiving Break…

While many Mercyhurst students spend the break between trimesters catching up on sleep and visiting with family and friends, 15 students and three staff members (include Advancement’s own Jennifer Coons!) spent the majority of their “time off” fulfilling one of Mercyhurst’s core values: beings ambassadors of service. This group of students spent time in New [...]

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Advent Reflections – Brittany Barko

ADVENT REFLECTIONS: THE TREASURES OF VATICAN II  ”The faithful fulfill their liturgical role by making that full, conscious and active participation which is demanded by the nature of the liturgy itself and which is, by reason of baptism, the right and duty of the Christian people.” (Instruction on Music in the Liturgy)  By Brittany Barko [...]

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Photo of the Week – 11/28/11
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Advent Reflections

Today starts the first in a series of reflections from the Mercyhurst community on the meaning of Advent. ADVENT REFLECTIONS: THE TREASURES OF VATICAN II By Greg Baker Fifty years ago, on Dec. 25, 1961, Pope John XXIII formally summoned the Second Vatican Council with the papal bull Humanae Salutis. The image he offered for [...]

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Mercyhurst Giving Back

In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, we wanted to share this great story from the Erie Times News, available today. The story recounts the way in which the men’s hockey team has given back to one child in need of a bit of attention. Article Link Cancer fight bonds Mercyhurst College hockey team to 6-year-old [...]

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Want to Work at the ‘Hurst?

Mercyhurst College is hiring a number of positions that may be of interest to our alumni base. In particular, the college is looking for: Director of Marketing Part-time Graphic Designer Web Coordinator Director of Mercyhurst Institute for Arts and Culture We’re also looking for a number of faculty members, both part-time as well as full-time [...]

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Alumni Trips – Details Added!

We have written about the alumni trips before, but we’re happy to have some more detail to share with you! As you hopefully recall, the alumni relations team is hosting two international trips during the summer of 2012: Mercyhurst in South America: Mercyhurst alumni will travel to South America to visit a number of locations [...]

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Photo of the Week – 11/7/11
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