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Mass of the Holy Spirit, October 3, 2012

Wednesday, Sep. 19, 2012

Dear Members of the Santa Clara University Community,

I invite you to celebrate the Mass of the Holy Spirit on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, at 12:00 pm. in the Mission Church. The Mass of the Holy Spirit is a centuries-old tradition in Jesuit colleges and universities. It is our community-wide celebration of the new academic year when we call on the Spirit of God to inspire all our works, activities and studies. This is a unique opportunity for all groups within the Santa Clara community to gather as one academic family seeking wisdom and truth. 

Following the Mass all are invited to a picnic lunch on the St. Ignatius Lawn.

To enable the campus community to attend the Mass, classes will not meet between 11:45 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.on October 3. 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 and the Jesuit School of Theology will meet as scheduled and will not be canceled.

Wishing you many blessings of the Holy Spirit as together we embark on this new year, 

Michael E. Engh, S.J.

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