On April 6th Mount Mercy University will host visiting writer Jennifer Perrine. Perrine, author of No Confession, No Mass, is also the winner of the 2016 Publishing Triangle Audre Lorde Award and the 2014 Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry.
A Pope on the Margins: Pope Francis’ Vision for the Church
March 30, 2017 // 7–8:30 PM // Chapel of Mercy, Busse Center
Dr. Matthew Ashley of Notre Dame University will visit Mount Mercy University for the annual Aquinas Lecture Series. Dr. Ashley’s presentation, titled “A Pope on the Margins: Pope Francis’ Vision for the Church,” will explore Francis’ pontificate by looking at how his experience as a Jesuit and as Archbishop in Argentina has shaped his vision of the Church as a principal sign and instrument of God’s mercy in the world. Free and open to the public. Seating may be limited. Co-sponsored by Notre Dame Club of Cedar Rapids/Iowa City.