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Former Mayor Moon Landrieu reflects on faith during Lenten Series

March 6, 2009

Former New Orleans Mayor Moon Landrieu will discuss how his faith has affected his life and career during the Lenten lecture, “Living Authentic Lives,” Wednesday, March 11, at 7 p.m., in Bobet Hall’s Ignatius Chapel, located on the main campus of Loyola University New Orleans.

Landrieu’s talk is part of “Sacred Music and Sacred Words,” a series of concerts and lectures on Wednesdays in March and April to observe the season of Lent, which is organized by the Jesuit Center and the Alumni Association. Each of these free events is followed by a coffee reception.

The Lenten Series events all take place on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. and include:

March 11 – “Living Authentic Lives,” lecture by the Hon. M.E. “Moon” Landrieu, B’52, L’54, H’79, H’05, former mayor of New Orleans, judge and secretary of Housing and Urban Development, at the Ignatius Chapel in Bobet Hall.

March 18 – “Sweet Remembrance,” jazz concert performed by Tony Dagradi and friends, at Satchmo’s Lounge.

March 25 – “Living Authentic Lives,” lecture by Norman Francis, L’55, H’82, president of Xavier University of Louisiana, at the Ignatius Chapel.

April 1 – “We Never Lost Our Praise,” concert by Shades of Praise: New Orleans Interracial Gospel Choir, at Satchmo’s Lounge.

For more information on the series or to register, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 504-861-5454 or by e-mail at alumni@loyno.edu.

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