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Mass of the Holy Spirit

Tuesday, Sep. 20, 2011
Mass of the Holy Spirit

On Wednesday, October 5, 2011, at 12:00 p.m. in the Mission Church, we will celebrate our annual Mass of the Holy Spirit, followed by a picnic lunch on the St. Ignatius Lawn, weather permitting. At this special liturgy, Santa Clara will continue the centuries-old tradition among Catholic schools of calling upon the Holy Spirit to guide us in our work throughout the academic year. We ask God to bless us all as we work alongside God and share in this mighty enterprise of ongoing creation for the good of all. 

To enable the campus community to attend the Mass of the Holy Spirit, classes will not meet between 11:45 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. that day.  Classes that usually meet from 11:45 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. will be canceled.  Classes scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. will instead begin at 1:15 p.m.  Please note that classes in the School of Law will meet as scheduled.

Our Eucharistic celebration is one of thanksgiving in which we share our gratitude for God and for one another. We are grateful for the spiritual and religious diversity of our community and hope this liturgy will echo the hopes of all in our community. We welcome one and all to join us for this cherished tradition. 

Michael Engh, S.J.

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