February 01, 2009
All events are open to all members of the College community.
Sunday, February 1
11:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. - Emmanuel College Chapel
These liturgies will kick-off Founders’ Week. There will be three service trips to Boston-area Sisters of Notre Dame (SND) sites throughout the week. Please check the web site and FirstClass for the dates and times of the service trips.
Tuesday, February 3
Film: “They Killed Sister Dorothy”
11:00 a.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. - Janet M. Daley Library Lecture Hall
New award-winning documentary directed by Daniel Junge and narrated by Martin Sheen about the life and murder of Sister Dorothy Stang, SND and her work on behalf of the indigenous people of Brazil and the Amazon rainforest. This film is among 15 documentaries in consideration for an Academy Award nomination. Reception to follow the 7:00 p.m. screening.
Wednesday, February 4
Follow Your Heart Dinner “From CPA to SND: A conversation with Sr. Patricia Shea, SND”
5:00 p.m. - Jean Yawkey Center for Community Leadership
Sr. Patricia, a new member of the congregation, will talk about her journey from the professional world to religious life.
Thursday, February 5
Founders’ Day: “Educating for Life”
12:15 p.m. - Janet M. Daley Library Lecture Hall
Featured Speaker: Sr. Margaret Mulholland, SND
Sister Margaret Mulholland, SND is the Education Liaison for the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. Based in Oxford, England, Sr. Margaret works with SND educational ministries in the northern and southern hemispheres to help facilitate their international mission.
4:00 p.m. - Founders’ Day Vesper Service - Emmanuel College Chapel
4:30 p.m. - Reception for Student Leaders - President’s Reception Rooms
4:30 p.m. - Dinner featuring French and Belgian cuisine - Marian Dining Hall
Friday, February 6 – Saturday, February 7
St. Julie Billiart Retreat for Emmanuel Faculty and Staff
2:00 p.m. Friday - 2:00 p.m. Saturday - SND Spirituality Center in Ipswich, MA