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52nd Annual Aquinas College Commencement
at the War Memorial Auditorium on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 2 p.m.
Speaker: Mother Agnes Mary, S.V. of the Sisters of Life
Mother Agnes Mary, S.V. was among the first group of women to respond to John Cardinal O’Connor’s inspiration to found the Sisters of Life, a religious community dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the sacredness of human life. Founded in 1991, the Sisters of Life are a contemplative/apostolic community whose primary work is prayer on behalf of vulnerable human life. Their apostolic works include a “Holy Respite” where pregnant guests are welcomed to live in the spiritual environment of a religious house and a phone mission to women whose pregnancy creates a crisis. The Sisters also host a variety of retreats to uphold the Culture of Life and to invite those who have suffered from abortion back to the Lord’s merciful love. Mother received a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1985. She has been involved in higher education as a professor, psychologist, program coordinator and program director. Her life and her love are dedicated to the order she helped found and leads as Mother Superior.
Aquinas College is proud and privileged to have Mother Agnes Mary as the 2014 Commencement Speaker.