Flaherty Hall, set to open this fall in the northeast quadrant of the campus. Approximately 71,000 square feet in size, it will house 226 women in its inaugural community of residents. Student rooms will include singles, doubles and quads. Half of each first floor will be devoted to community spaces, centered around a two-story floor lounge, reading room, study areas and chapel. Additional space will include pass-through floor lounges on the second, third and fourth floors, designed to encourage gathering in community. Read more about Flaherty Hall and its generous donors.
Sr. Mary Donnelly, O.P.
Sr. Mary Donnelly, O.P., a Dominican Sister from Grand Rapids, MI, has been involved in ministry to college-age adults for the past 17 years. For a number of years, Sr. Mary served in Campus Ministry at Aquinas College, where she coordinated retreats, evenings of “reflection, faith, and film,” and Bible Study opportunities. As the Director of Formation for her religious community for the past seven years, Sr. Mary has worked directly with women seeking to become professed religious. Her role has primarily focused on education in the Dominican life, history of the Order and of the congregation, prayer, and the vows.
Sr. Mary holds a B.A. from Aquinas College, and an M.A. in Pastoral Studies from the Aquinas Institute of Theology. She made her final Profession of vows to the Sisters of the Order of St. Dominic in 1992. In 1995, Sr. Mary completed certification in Spiritual Direction at the Dominican Center at Marywood; she received a Doctor of Ministry degree from Western Theological Seminary in 2000.
|Number of Sections||6|
|Chapel||Mary Queen of Angels|
|Number of Floors||4|