Assumpta Long to Serve as Speaker
Saturday, May 12, Mother Mary Assumpta Long, O.P., the
foundress and prioress general of the Dominican Sisters
of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, in Ann Arbor, Mich.,
will serve as Commencement speaker at Thomas Aquinas
College’s annual graduation exercises. A friend of the
College since its founding in 1971, Mother Assumpta will
also receive the school’s highest award, the Saint
Thomas Aquinas Medallion, in recognition of her lifelong
fidelity and service to the Catholic Church.
|DR. MCARTHUR ADDRESSES
and Video Available Online
academic year coming to a close, students recently asked
Thomas Aquinas College’s founding president, Ronald P.
McArthur, to share his thoughts with them about the
school and its unique program of Catholic liberal
education. Dr. McAthur’s informal talk, given after
dinner in the garden just outside St. Joseph Commons,
ranged from the history of the College to the good fruit
it is bearing in the Church and the country, and
included some advice for seniors as they prepare for
life after graduation.
Audio and video
is a Fight for Reason"
William McGurn, vice president for News Corporation
and author of the weekly “Main Street” column in the
Wall Street Journal, was the featured speaker
at an April reception for friends and alumni of Thomas
Aquinas College in New York City. In his address Mr.
McGurn spoke about the history of anti-Catholicism in
the United States, the fragile state of religious
liberty today, and the role Thomas Aquinas College
alumni will play in defending that liberty in the days
Read the address
Gather on Anniversary of Late President’s Death
On April 15, 2009, Thomas Aquinas
College President Thomas E. Dillon died tragically in an
automobile accident while traveling to Ireland to
represent the College at an academic conference. On the
third anniversary of his death, members of Dr. Dillon’s
family and the greater College community met at his
Santa Paula gravesite to pray for the repose of his
Classic & Religious Freedom
There’s still time to register for
the annual Thomas Aquinas College Golf Classic at
beautiful Sherwood Country Club on May 21!
The Thomas Aquinas College Golf
July 26, please join members of the Thomas Aquinas
College faculty for a buffet breakfast and seminar about
the meaning and implications of Dignitatis
Humanae, the Second Vatican Council’s Declaration
on Religious Freedom. The seminar will take place just
prior to the official start of the Napa Institute’s 2012
conference, “Catholics in the Next America,” in Napa,
Calif. The seminar and breakfast are complimentary and
open to all attendees of the Napa Institute Conference,
but space is limited. Register now!