Rev. Anthony Adawu (lovingly known as Father Tony), arrived at Mount Mercy in August and immediately set to work as the school’s first full-time chaplain in almost six years. As residential chaplain, Father Tony is creating and maintaining a pastoral presence to persons of all faiths throughout the campus community. He […]
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“I hope that what I say tonight makes a difference.” Such were the opening lines of an address by Sr. Mary Waskowiak, President of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas during the annual Mercy Day lecture last September. The Mercy Day lecture was the closing event of Mercy Week, […]
Shopping for a bargain is common practice, but shopping for a volunteer opportunity is an entirely different objective. Each year, Mount Mercy’s Campus Ministry office helps empower students to raise funds for service trips by selling Younkers’ coupon books. By concentrating the profits on students’ travel fees, Campus Ministry has […]
Mount Mercy welcomed the newest member of the campus ministry team this past fall, Jesse Henkle ’00, who will serve as part-time campus minister. The position will provide added support to several areas, including the Mount Mercy Pastoral Council and Wednesday evening services. A graduate of Mount Mercy, Henkle was […]
“Jesus is the best thing about my job, but the students at Mount Mercy gave Him a run for his money,” remembers Rev. Nick March, Mount Mercy’s former chaplain. The campus bade farewell to Rev. March last May upon his acceptance of an assignment by the Archdiocese of Dubuque to […]
Lonna Drewelow ’86 has been named vice president for institutional advancement. Drewelow has served Mount Mercy for more than 20 years, starting as capital campaign coordinator for the Vision for Tomorrow Campaign, which established the Busse Library. She has also served as director of alumni services, and most recently, as […]