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Lenten Series features Latin Mass this Sunday

March 16, 2012

Loyola University New Orleans’ Jesuit Center and the Alumni Association present “The Spiritual Exercises: The Heart of Ignatian Spirituality,” a series of lectures on Wednesdays in March to observe the season of Lent. Each of these free events will take place on Loyola’s main campus at 7 p.m.

The entire Loyola community is also invited to attend the Gregorian Chant Laetare Mass on Sunday, March, 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Holy Name of Jesus Church. Co-sponsored by the College of Music and Fine Arts, this Mass in the Latin rite will be celebrated during Lent.

“Experiencing the Eucharistic celebration in the Latin rite, which may not be as familiar to most, is a way to further enrich our Lenten observation. This Eucharistic celebration with Gregorian Chant also allows the community to experience a spirituality that has been a part of the tradition of our faith over the centuries,” said the Rev. Ted Dziak, S.J., director of the Jesuit Center.

2012 Lenten Series schedule:

Wednesday, March 28

"Not just ‘Jesus and Me’"
The Rev. Fred Kammer, S.J., J.D., will discuss the social implications of the spiritual exercises and Ignatian spirituality.
Ignatius Chapel / Bobet Hall

For more information, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 800-798-ALUM, 504-861-5454, or alumni@loyno.edu.

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