Browsing the blog archives for December, 2011

Advent Reflections – Betty Amatangelo

ADVENT REFLECTIONS: THE TREASURES OF VATICAN II “The Church, therefore, urges her [children] to enter with prudence and charity into discussion and collaboration with members of other religions. Let Christians, while witnessing to their own faith and way of life, acknowledge, preserve and encourage the spiritual and moral truths found among non-Christians, also their social [...]

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Advent Reflections – Dr. Gil Jacobs

ADVENT REFLECTIONS: THE TREASURES OF VATICAN II “A special responsibility for the proper use of the means of social communication rests on journalists, writers, actors, designers, producers, exhibitors, distributors, operators, sellers, critics – all those, in a word, who are involved in the making and transmission of communications in any way whatever. It is clear [...]

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Advent Reflections – Dr. Brian Ripley

ADVENT REFLECTIONS: THE TREASURES OF VATICAN II “The Council further declares that the right to religious freedom is based on the very dignity of the human person as known through the revealed word of God and by reason itself.” (Declaration on Religious Liberty) By Dr. Brian Ripley I spent the fall semester of my freshman [...]

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Alumni Spotlight – Natalie Thunberg

This month, we’re happy to spotlight an alumna who has spent much of her post Mercyhurst life dedicating herself to the College’s mission of being globally responsible. We’re featuring Natalie Thunberg ’91 who works as a contracting officer for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Natalie graduated from Mercyhurst with a BA in [...]

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