Memorial Day: What It Is And Is Not About by John C. Church Jr.
May23

Memorial Day: What It Is And Is Not About by John C. Church Jr.

It is not about backyard barbeques.  It is not about super sales.  It is not about parades down Wayne Avenue. It is about sacrifice.  It is about loss.  It is about remembrance and reconciliation.  It is about reaching out. Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service.  On May 5, 1868, General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the...

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Leader of the MACS
May23

Leader of the MACS

“GIVE IT A YEAR.” That was the advice Patty Canterino’s ’92, ’12 M.A. parents gave as they sent their daughter off to college at Immaculata. Though she had been awarded a basketball scholarship and had been taught by the IHM Sisters since first grade, Canterino was reluctant to leave her family to live as a resident at a small, all-women’s school. “I wanted to stay at home and commute to a larger, coed university,” she said. “But my...

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Dr. William Watson Helps Coordinate Fundraiser for Duffy’s Cut
May22

Dr. William Watson Helps Coordinate Fundraiser for Duffy’s Cut

A concert fundraiser for the Duffy’s Cut project is scheduled for Sunday, June 15, from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Twentieth Century Club in Lansdowne, PA.  Immaculata University Professor of History William Watson, Ph.D., along with other members of the Duffy’s Cut team and Siobhan Lyons of the Irish Immigration Center, are hosting the fundraiser.  Proceeds from the event will help continue the funding of the archaeological dig at Duffy’s...

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M.A. Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with School Counseling Certification
May22

M.A. Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with School Counseling Certification

Expanding upon its stellar reputation in Graduate Psychology, Immaculata University is now offering a 72-credit Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with certification in School Counseling for grades PreK-12 starting July 1, 2014.  Previously, Immaculata offered a 60-credit M.A. in Counseling Psychology with Elementary or Secondary School Counseling certification. This newly revised program reflects changes to...

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“Saint” John Paul II: Salty Servant of the Lord
May21

“Saint” John Paul II: Salty Servant of the Lord

WHEN JOHN PAUL II DIED ON APRIL 2, 2005, THREE MILLION PEOPLE CAME TO ROME THE NEXT WEEK TO PAY THEIR RESPECTS! And the calls to canonize John Paul II began even before he had been buried. People attending his funeral chanted and held banners saying “Santo subito, santo subito,” short for “Make him a saint now.” Their call was heard. He will be canonized April 27, 2014, the Feast of Divine Mercy, and joy-filled faithful will call him...

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