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Page 9 text:
the Path of Salvation
.........To teach and to pardon, console and bless
always. It is yours, O Priest of jesus Christ!
Our chaplain, Father Robert Burroughs, is responsible for the spiritual guid-
ance of a family numbering close to nine hundred girls. In this vocation,
Father finds ample opportunity to exercise his priestly duties.
For sixteen years Father Burroughs has welcomed freshmen to OLM, pre-
sented sophomores with a true value of charity, and brought to juniors the
realization that all work and no prayer will not merit eternal salvation. But
those who have come to value his work most are his seniors.
Father has drawn us closer to Christ through the sacramentsg he has drawn
us to our Blessed Mother through meditations on the Rosaryg and he has drawn
us to himself through his Christ-like kindness and humor.
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"Knowledge of the whole truth is the primary
aim of education, but we cannot know the
whole truth unless we also know revealed
Education is lacking if it relies on human un-
derstanding alone. Complete education must
include knowledge gained from both divine and
human authority. Therefore, Mercians revere
their school motto: "Virtus et Scientiaf' be-
cause it embodies this Christian concept.
Fundamental principles of virtuous living are
inculcated through daily religious instruction
and this Christian spirit permeates all phases of
study. The experience and culture of other
generations, intricacies of math, scientific ex-
perimentation, and the artof expression provide
a liberal education, while the practical arts of
home living and business world equip a student
in fruitful vocational training.
Education which unites virtue to knowledge
is true education, for according to His Holi-
ness Pope Pius XI such an education exists
". . . to elevate, regulate, and perfect Qhuman
lifej, in accordance with the example and teach-
ing of Christ."
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