Sister Catherine Mary Patten Provincial, Eastern American Province of the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary was the featured speaker at Marymount Universitys annual Founders Day celebration. RSHM is the universitys founding order.
The celebration began with 10:30 a.m. Mass at the schools Sacred Heart of Mary Chapel, followed by a luncheon in Gerard Dining Hall, where Patten made her remarks. Throughout the week, the campus community honored the women of faith whose vision and devotion created the foundation Marymount was build upon.
Other events included a campus dialogue on social identity and community engagement and the preparation of care packages for members of RSHM in Tarrytown, New York. RSHM has foundations in 17 countries.
(LtoR) Srs. Catherine Mary Patten, RSHM, and Jacqueline Murphy, RSHM, bring up the gifts to Fr Thomas Yehl during a special Mass honoring Marymount Universitys founding order, the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary.
A stained glass window in Marymount University’s Sacred Heart of Mary Chapel honors the schools founding order, the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary. Celebrating Founders Day Mass this week were Srs. Jacqueline Murphy and Catherine Mary Patten, RSHM, and Marymount President Matthew D. Shank.
Attending a Founders Day luncheon at Marymount University are Carmelita Treacy,60, Marymount trustee; Susan Lacz, 83, Marymount trustee; Srs. Jacqueline Murphy and Catherine Mary Patten, RSHM; Marymount First Lady Lynne Shank; Sr. Jacqueline Porter, RSHM; and Marymount President Matthew D. Shank.