College Success and the Mercy Experience
Mount Aloysius College - Then and Now
SCENE I, DUBLIN, IRELAND
Catherine McAuley, dob 1778
SCENE II, PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA
Sister Mary Frances Xavier Warde
SCENE III, LORETTO, PENNSYLVANIA, founded by Prince Gallitzin
Sister Mary Catherine Wynee, first Superior, 1848
SCENE IV, CRESSON, PENNSYLVANIA
Mother de Sales Ihmsen, with Sister Gertrude Cosgrave
Sister M. DeSales Farley and Sister M. Silverius Shields
The mission of Mount Aloysius College is to respond to individual and community needs with quality programs of education in the tradition of the Religious Sisters of Mercy. Each student is provided the opportunity to acquire knowledge and to develop values, attitudes, and competencies necessary for life-long learning within an environment that reflects a liberal arts orientation and a Catholic, Judeo-Christian heritage.
A History of the Sisters of Mercy and the Founding of Mount Aloysius College
Written by Cassandra B. Brown, Mount Aloysius Student
Completed in Fulfillment for Independent Study Academic Credit
"The Mount Aloysius Division of Mission Integration incorporates our mission and Mercy core values into campus activities, faith experiences, classroom learning and community programs. We value the importance of responding to societal concerns set forth by the Sisters of Mercy. We prepare our students to be engaged community citizens with strong sense of purpose."
For further information on the Offices of the Division of Mission Integration and the various activities that they coordinate, see "Mission and Heritage."
Mercy is more than Charity -
for it not only bestows benefits,
but it receives and pardons
again and again -
even the ungrateful.
Now and again
bestow some praise.