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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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What Transforms Sorrow to Joy: Reasons to Rejoice in Hope May 14, 2019

A reflection for the fourth Sunday of Easter by Aquinas faculty member Sister Mary Madeline Todd, O.P., S.T.D. This article was published by the National Catholic Register on May 12, 2019. Photo by Lawrence Lew, O.P. Sunday, May 12, is...

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History Speakers at Aquinas May 14, 2019

Vince Ryan, Ph.D. April 9th was something of an unofficial ‘History Day’ at Aquinas College as several different speakers visited the campus that morning. Emily and Don Hunnicutt spoke to Sister Jean Marie Warner, O.P.’s Tennessee History class on the...

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Education as Accompaniment May 10, 2019

Sister Mary Madeline Todd, O.P., S.T.D. Pope Francis’ call in Laudato Si’ for “educators capable of developing an ethics of ecology and helping people, through effective pedagogy, to grow in solidarity, responsibility, and compassionate care”(1) finds its model in the...

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History Majors at Phi Alpha Theta Conference April 13, 2019

On the last Saturday in March, students and faculty from the History program at Aquinas College attended the annual Tennessee Regional Conference of Phi Alpha Theta, the History Honor Society. The Xi-Alpha Chapter at Belmont University hosted this year’s conference....

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