The Accent of God by Dr. Gerry Turcotte, President, St. Mary’s University the Lord confused the language of all the earth… ~Genesis 11:9~ As someone who grew up between languages, I have always been fascinated by the idea of translation. With a father who didn’t speak English and a mother who didn’t speak French, I [...]
Lightning Women Strike Gold Against all odds St. Mary’s University Lightning Women’s Basketball team captures first ACAC Championship in team history On the evening of Saturday, Mar. 3 the St. Mary’s Lighting Women’s Basketball team achieved a feat that many outside of the institution may have thought impossible. The Lightning Women’s team won the Gold [...]
Join us in congratulating our Women's Basketball team as they have qualified for the ACAC Provincial Championship Tournament!
The Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities in Canada’s Statement Relating to Canada Summer Jobs Internships
The Association for Catholic Colleges and Universities in Canada (ACCUC) affirms its support of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. We therefore strongly object to the Federal Government’s unreasonable requirement that institutions wishing to access taxpayer funded grants under the Canada Summer Jobs initiative must sign an attestation that denies their own rights under [...]
Sponsored by the Canadian Association of American Studies and St. Mary’s University.
When I tell people that I live in a retirement community, I often get a tilted head or confused expression in response. To most people, a student living amongst retired older adults would seem like an odd mix, but what I can’t impress enough is how amazing this experience has been for me. Living as [...]
Easter Seals by Dr. Gerry Turcotte, President, St. Mary’s University The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified ~John 12:23~ As a child I tended to take many things quite literally. I am surely not the only child who thought it grotesque to tell an actor to break a leg before [...]
German transfer student Christina Linner reflects on her time in Canada and at St. Mary’s University. For most students the end of the fall term is met with relief as exams wrap up and the holiday spirit begins to take hold, but for German exchange student Christina Linner the fall semester break was bitter sweet [...]
Our Righteous Deeds by Dr. Gerry Turcotte, President, St. Mary’s University Where are your acts of charity? Where are your righteous deeds? ~Tobit 2.14~ Every year St. Mary’s University in Calgary puts together a volunteer contingent to support the Our Lady Queen of Peace Ranch, which organizes a massive Christmas charity event for underprivileged children. [...]
As we prepare for the Christmas season, we reflect on a year that saw many exciting and wonderful initiatives come to life. From the creation of the President’s Volunteer Team, to hosting the Truth and Reconciliation National Education Roundtable, St. Mary’s has continually advanced towards providing an inclusive campus where students continue to inspire our [...]