Mission and Heritage Week 2013

Mission and Heritage Week 2013

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From October 1 through 10, students, faculty and staff will be celebrating Felician Franciscan Heritage Days at Villa Maria College. Over the course of the week special events are scheduled to express the shared tradition, mission and values in the Felician-sponsored ministries.

The theme for 2013 is Standing on the Shoulders of the Ones Who Came Before Us and provides an opportunity to remember and celebrate all those who have fostered, supported and taught in the community, while reflecting on the ways the community builds on and expresses the same founding spirit today.

A complete list of the events for Heritage Week 2013 includes:

Tuesday, Oct. 1
Student Prose & Poetry Reading and selections from the Gospel Choir
Dining Hall, 11:30 a.m.

Jericho Road Ministries Collection begins
Diapers, wipes, formulas, and new or gently used winter clothing will be collected starting October 1.

Wednesday, Oct. 2
Enjoy Legacy Jeopardy with free popcorn and try to win a prize!
Dining Hall, 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, Oct. 3
Learn about the patrons of Villa Maria’s Founding Community in the mural at the Villa Maria Convent.
Meet at the Felician Franciscan Sisters sign on Pine Ridge Road at 11:30 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 4
Mass in honor of St. Francis
College Chapel, 11:30 a.m.; Blessing of pet photos will occur in the main foyer at noon.

Monday, Oct. 7
Tour of stained glass windows in the Convent Chapel
Meet at the Felician Franciscan Sisters sign on Pine Ridge Road at 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 8
Stephanie Lipnicki, Director of Communications & Development at Jericho Road Community Health Center, will be on Campus to share the story of Jericho Road Ministries and their work with refugees.
Auditorium, 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, Oct. 10
Mass for the Feast of Blessed Mary Angela, Foundress of the Felician Sisters,
11:15 a.m., College Chapel

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