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Feast of St. Francis events

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Start Date:  October 3, 2012
End Date: October 6, 2012

St. Francis Fountain 2

October 4 marks the Feast of St. Francis. We have special events planned to mark the occasion

On the evening of Wednesday, October 3, at 7:30 p.m. the Transitus Service will be held in the Immaculate Conception Chapel. This service is the memorial of the passing of St. Francis from this life to the next. All are invited to this moving memorial of Francis Transitus.

On Thursday, October 4, we will celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, our University's patron with a noon Mass in the Immaculate Conception Chapel. All are invited to attend. Fr. Gabriel Zeis, T.O.R., will be the presider.

On Saturday, October 6, at 11 a.m. we will perform the Blessing of Animals at the fountain in the middle of the campus mall. All are invited to join as we bless the animals of our families and friends.


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