News Briefs – December 2012

Elysabethe Brown, News Editor

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary: Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 12 p.m. in the Marian Chapel. This is a patronal feast for the IHM Sisters and for Marywood University. It is also a holy day of obligation. A special reception will be held afterward.

Advent Christmas Liturgy: Mass will be celebrated on, Dec. 9 at 4:30 p.m. in the Marian Chapel in the Swartz Center for Spiritual Life.

Annual Holiday Dinner: The Student Government Association will sponsor the annual Holiday Dinner on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. in the Upper Dining Room and Fireplace Lounge of the Nazareth Student Center. Free for all students; this year’s theme will be “The Island of Misfit Toys.”

Flapjack Fest: Faculty and staff will serve breakfast to stu- dents on the Monday, Dec. 10, the eve of final exams, from 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. All-you-can- eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, and other breakfast fare will be served and is free to all students.

Final Exams: Final examinations begin Tuesday, Dec. 11 and end Saturday, Dec. 15. The final exam schedule can be found online at

37th Annual Performance of “The Nutcracker”: Marywood University and The Ballet The- atre of Scranton present their an- nual free gift to the community in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts from Wednes- day, Dec. 26 to Friday, Dec. 28 at 2p.m. and 7p.m. Reserved seat- ing is available at the box office two hours before each specific performance. For more informa- tion please call 570-347-2867.