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Misericordia University hosting Ecumenical Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary-USA Annual Conference

The registration fee of $25 and $10 for students, includes lunch. The deadline to register is Aug. 1.
Misericordia University and the Department of Religious Studies is hosting the annual Ecumenical Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary-USA Annual Conference on Saturday, Aug. 9 in Mercy Hall from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 The Ecumenical Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary-USA is a nationwide ecumenical society dedicated to sharing doctrinal concepts and traditions found in various world religions and Christian denominations. The annual meeting is an opportunity to present new theological insights and developments pertaining to the Blessed Virgin.

Guest speakers at the conference include Dr. Virginia M. Kimball, president of the Ecumenical Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary-USA and an assistant professor of theology at Assumption College, Worcester, Mass.; Dr. Stevan Davies, professor of religious studies at Misericordia University; Dr. Robert Miller, assistant professor of religious studies at Mt. St. Mary College, Newburgh, N.Y.; Rt. Rev. Aubrey N. Bougher, S.T.S., S.T.D., Bishop, Northeastern Diocese, Lutheran Church – International, Rosedale, N.Y.; Sister Mary Catherine Nolan, O.P., S.T.D., author, lecturer, retired professor, Adrian, Mich., and Fr. Al Wagaman, former Ecumenical Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary-USA president.

To make reservations or to obtain more information, please e-mail Christopher Carr, Ph.D., assistant professor of religious studies at Misericordia University, at ccarr@misericordia.edu. Registration for the conference begins at 8:45 a.m. in Room 200 of Mercy Hall. The registration fee of $25 and $10 for students, includes lunch. The deadline to register is Aug. 1.

For more information about Misericordia University, please call (570) 674-6400 or log on to www.misericordia.edu.

(Information from -Paul Krzywicki
Assistant Director
Marketing Communications
Misericordia University

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