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Month of Remembrance

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011

From Campus Ministry:

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

During the month of November, we join Christian churches throughout the world to pray for all who have passed through death into the eternal embrace of God.  On Tuesday, November 1st, the Feast of All Saints, we will celebrate a special Mass of Remembrance at 12:05 PM in the Mission Church. At this liturgy, we will pray for and celebrate the lives of loved ones, especially those who have died during the past year. We will also have a Mass at 5:00 PM and a Misa en Español at 8:00 PM in the Mission Church.

Throughout the month of November, all are invited to inscribe the names of deceased loved ones into the Book of Names, which will be located in the Mission Church.

In addition, we will again prepare an "Altar of Remembrance" under the direction of Sr. Ana Maria Pineda, R.S.M., of the Religious Studies Department. The preparation of such altars is a custom in many Latin American countries as a way to reverence the memories of loved ones who have passed away.  You are welcome to share in this celebration by bringing photos or other reminders of your loved ones who are deceased and placing them at this altar during November.  It will be located at the side Chapel of the Holy Family. Photos or objects placed at the altar should be labeled with your name. We ask that you retrieve them at the end of the month. Please do not leave items of value.  

For more information or questions, please call the Campus Ministry Office at x4372.

With warm wishes,

Jack Treacy,S.J.

Director of Campus Ministry



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