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Be Men and Women of Communion September 18, 2019

On August 28, 2019, the Feast of St. Augustine, the Aquinas College community gathered for the Mass of the Holy Spirit to start off the academic year. Most Rev. J. Mark Spalding, Bishop of Nashville celebrated the Mass. Amid a...

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Gazing on the Truth September 18, 2019

By Sister Thomas More Stepnowski, O.P., Ph.D. “Contemplare et contemplata aliis tradere” to contemplate and to give to others the fruits of contemplation, is the ideal at the heart of the Dominican Order.1 Contemplation in Dominican spirituality is neither reserved...

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Musings on Mathematics September 17, 2019

A post for Math educators! What’s love got to do with it? Sister Cecilia Anne Wanner, O.P. offers some essential points for new math teachers and veterans alike. This post summarizes two recently published articles for further reading. Sister Cecilia Anne joined...

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Conference Gives Global View of Catholic Education August 12, 2019

This article originally appeared in the August 9, 2019 issue of the Tennessee Register. Photo by Argenis Apolinario. By Andy Telli Catholic educators from around the world, including four Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia who teach at Aquinas College in...

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Building the Pillars August 12, 2019

By Michael Thornton, ’21 “Why are you getting your master’s degree at Aquinas College? Why not at a state school?” These were the questions I was asked countless times when telling friends about my pursuit of teaching. Honestly, my answer...

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Daughter’s St. Cecilia Education Inspires Dad’s Career Change August 12, 2019

This article originally appeared in the August 9, 2019 issue of the Tennessee Register.  By Robert Alan Glover When Mike Thornton’s daughter was a student at St. Cecilia Academy, it changed his life. Through his involvement at the school as...

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Partnership in the Gospel August 01, 2019

By Sister Elizabeth Anne Allen, O.P., Ed.D. They come from 4,083 kilometers away (2,537 miles). They go through three airports, enter three time zones, spend from four to six days away from home and are exposed to temperature measured on...

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Philosophy Meets Science: Novelty in Nature Symposium July 26, 2019

Washington, DC Photo: Fr. Nicanor Austriaco, O.P. responds to Dr. Bill Smart during a session of the symposium, “Novelty in Nature: Scientific and Philosophical Understanding in Flux and Change in the Natural World” in Washington, DC, June 28. This summer...

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Corpus Christi: Food for Our Deepest Hunger, Strength We Need for the Journey June 27, 2019

A reflection for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ by Aquinas faculty member Sister Mary Madeline Todd, O.P., S.T.D. This article was published by the National Catholic Register on June 23, 2019. Photo by Lawrence...

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Egyptian Catholics’ Spiritual Home in Nashville May 17, 2019

Bright smiling faces peer up at the sisters with joy and a bit of shyness. Children of the Egyptian families of Mother of Divine Mercy Coptic Catholic Community in Nashville attend lessons in the faith each Sunday. But it is...

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