Mercyhurst Magazine Spring 2014

’ taken by Rich Forsgren ’84 when he was a Mercyhurst student and was frst published in Mercyhurst Magazine in 1983. Rich joined Erie s Times Publishing Company as a photojournalist in 1986 and earned many awards for his work. Now the company s chief technology ofcer, he s married to Dawn Goodwill ’86, an account representative with the Times Publishing Company. ’ ’ WHO’S WHO IN THE MURAL The mural, painted soon after the Chapel opened, features images of Christ the King, surrounded by a pictorial history of the Sisters of Mercy and their mission. This photo was

A mosaic of Christ the King is at the center of the mural, with scenes that refect the kingship of Christ on either side.

Pope Gregory XVI, who approved the formation of the Sisters of Mercy in 1841, holds a copy of the constitution of the order and a model of their frst convent in Dublin.

’ The infant King sits in his mother s arms.

’ The young girl at center represents youth. She s fanked by a nun dressed in white, representing the healing arts, and one in black representing the teaching arts.

A Sister in white recalls the nursing ministries of the Sisters of Mercy, dating to their service in the American Civil War and Crimean War.


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