Bids Farewell to Longtime Tutor
Aquinas College mourns the loss of alumnus and
longtime tutor Michael J. Paietta (’83), who died
on March 25, the Feast of the Annunciation, 16 days
after entering the hospital with symptoms suggestive of
a heart attack. Friends, family, and many from the
College community gathered for his funeral Mass at Los
Angeles’ Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels on April 4.
The College will offer a memorial Mass in Our Lady of
the Most Holy Trinity Chapel.
|SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS VISITS COLLEGE
Career and Art with Students,
Thursday, March 29, students at Thomas Aquinas College
were treated to an hour-long question-and-answer session
with a visitor who is widely considered one the
world’s greatest living actors, Sir Anthony Hopkins. “I
feel very privileged to be in such a place,” he told the
students. “I’ve never seen such a beautiful place in my
life. It’s most amazing. It’s like Shangri-La!”
Video and story
Graduates Make the Case for Religious Freedom, Natural
past few months, the alumnae of Thomas Aquinas
College — in cities across the nation and
from class years that span the decades — have taken
leadership roles in opposing the Health and Human
Services Mandate that would compel Catholic employers to
purchase contraceptive, abortifacient, and sterilization
coverage for their employees. Citing religious freedom
and the Natural Law, these women have been powerful
champions of the truth and defenders of the
Celebrates Fr. Buckley’s Golden Jubilee
March 14, 2012, Thomas Aquinas College hosted a San
Francisco reception in honor of head chaplain Rev.
Cornelius M. Buckley, S.J. The event, which marked Fr.
Buckley’s 50th anniversary as a priest as well as the
official launch of the Fr. Buckley Scholarship
Fund, included the unveiling of a video about this
beloved, faithful Jesuit. Shortly after the reception
the College released yet another video, this
one featuring many of the toasts and speeches
delivered that evening. Both videos are available via
the College’s website.
Video in honor of Fr.
Video highlights of the
Support the Fr. Buckley Scholarship
the 2012 Napa Institute Conference
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 on the morning of July 26, 2012,
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!
About the seminar
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