Maria Market Food Pantry

September 28, 2018 Service to Others
As the festivities of Mercy Week begin to wind down here at Maria College, I have been thinking back on how food has been such an important part of the week. Students, faculty, and guests snacked on popcorn while watching the film A Calling on Monday evening. On Wednesday, a delicious International Pot Luck lunch was served to the College community (the chicken curry got rave reviews!). And Mercy Associates shared tea and sweets on…
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Group of students

Maria’s Longer Table

September 26, 2018 Mission & Values
I have had the fortunate experience these past two weeks to organize two International, “Melting Potlucks” for Maria College with one today. I am continuously amazed on how culture is lived in people. Language, religion,…
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Someone opening a wooden door with a skeleton key

The Lord is Kind and Merciful

September 24, 2018
“The Lord is kind and merciful” This statement of faith was sung by the Community of Sisters, Associates and friends who were gathered in celebration of Mercy Day at the Convent of Mercy in Albany…
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World Refugee Day

June 20, 2018
“The King will reply, 'Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me’.”  -Matthew 25:40 Today, June 20, 2018 is the…
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Quiet, Please

May 18, 2018 Around Albany
Shhhhhhhhhhhhh! Let’s take a moment of silence to honor our phenomenal public and college libraries, places where silence can, indeed, be golden. As we wrap up finals week here at Maria College, I am made…
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