College students lend a hand to Jubilee quilt project

hope_msmc_quilt_webBy Gina Ciliberto

On a recent Saturday afternoon at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, New York, a group of students joined sisters, staff, and faculty to create a Jubilee quilt. The idea came about when the college’s Catholic and Dominican Institute began asking how the campus might celebrate the 800th Jubilee of the Dominican order. Together, they decided on a community arts project that would display the Dominican heritage while including aspects of the college. After toying with the idea of a tapestry, which was a typical art form during the time of Saint Dominic, they agreed on a quilt laden with symbolism. Read article by Gina Ciliberto