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May 18, 2017 - 3:58pm
Criminal Justice & Applied Philosophy Majors // Psychology Minor For much of Receva Duos’ childhood, the future was uncertain. After her family’s long and dangerous journey to a better life in the United States, she vowed not to take any opportunity for granted. Keep reading…
March 28, 2017 - 12:54pm
Dr. Matthew Ashley, chair of the Theology Department at Notre Dame University, will present “A Pope on the Margins: Pope Francis’ Vision for the Church” at Mount Mercy University Thursday, March 30, at 7 p.m., in the Chapel of Mercy. Ashley’s talk is co-sponsored by the Mount Mercy University Aquinas Lecture Series and Notre Dame Club of Cedar Rapids/Iowa City. The event is free and open to the public; seating may be limited.
February 23, 2016 - 11:30am
Mount Mercy University’s Aquinas Lecture was established in 1959 by the Sisters of Mercy to bring philosophers and theologians to campus to speak on topics such as violence, order, love, justice and the Church in contemporary society. This year, the university will host an interdisciplinary discussion on Pope Francis’ ideas about care for the Earth, our common home, on Thursday, Feb. 25, 3:30–5 p.m., in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall.
February 25, 2014 - 1:38pm
Charlotte Joy Martin, Ph.D., Mount Mercy religious studies professor, presented “Liturgy as the Heart of John Paul II’s Social Encyclicals” as a visiting scholar to Saint John’s University in Collegeville, MN in February 2014. Dr. Martin’s thought-provoking lecture focused on the Eucharist and its social teachings as expressed by Pope John Paul II, including reflections from her life-changing understanding of the Pope’s 1979 speech to the United Nations General Assembly.

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