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Loyola University New Orleans Celebrates Eighth Annual Black History Mass

Loyola press release - February 2, 2017

Loyola University New Orleans will host its Eighth Annual Black History Mass at 9 p.m. on Sunday, February 12, 2017. The Mass is sponsored by University Ministry and will be held in Ignatius Chapel, located in Bobet Hall on main campus, 6363 St. Charles Ave. All are welcome.

The Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Fernand J. Cheri, who will give the homily. Music will be provided by Loyola’s own Genesis Gospel Choir, and ministries will be performed by members of the Loving Our Vision Everyday chapter at Loyola. Food from the African-American culture will be served after Mass.

“The annual Black History Mass at Loyola is an opportunity for members of the community to gather together in prayer and reflect on our history, as well as our future,” said Ken Weber, University Minister for Liturgy and Music. “We look forward to seeing students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends, and welcoming Bishop Cheri to lead us in this timely celebration.”