Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018
Time: Ceremony at 9:30 a.m., followed by Mass.
Location: Abbey Church

Recipients, friends and family are invited to attend this special event where senior nursing majors receive their Saint Anselm College nurse's pin. The ceremony celebrates the seniors' completion of the highly respected and rigorous nursing program. The pin symbolizes our nurses' preparedness to serve as a compassionate caregiver.

A reception in Sullivan Arena will follow Mass.

Program

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  • The Nurse's Pin

    The design includes elements of the official seal of the college. The symbol of the lamp on the shield refers to Psalm 119:105
    "Your word is a lamp of my steps and a light for my path."

    The inscription Initium Sapientiae Timor Domini means
    The Fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.

  • A Nurse's Prayer

    Dear Lord, please give the the strength
    To face the day ahead,
    Dear Lord, please give me the courage
    As I approach each hurting bed.

    Dear Lord, please give me the wisdom
    With every word I speak
    Dear Lord, give me the patience
    As I comfort the sick and weak.

    Dear Lord, please give me the assurance
    As the day slips into night
    That I have done the best I can
    That I have done what is right.