Sunday, September 14, 2014

About  Contact  Join  Donate


Catholic Education Daily

 

Ave Maria University Hosts Events to Honor Pope Benedict XVI

Ave Maria University is honoring Pope Benedict XVI through a series of events in recognition of the final days of his papacy. All campus activities are open to the public.

During the two days of celebration, Wednesday, Feb. 26, and Thursday, Feb.27, the University will host a daily Mass, student-organized panel discussion, a student service project to feed the hungry of Immokalee and a lecture by Dr. Michael Waldstein, a nationally-renowned scholar who has published extensively on Pope Benedict’s papacy.

The student service project pays tribute to his first encyclical, Deus Caritas Est, he explained the importance of service to others.

“Love is therefore the service that the Church carries out in order to attend constantly to man’s sufferings and his needs, including material needs,” Pope Benedict wrote.

Members of the public are invited to join the Ave Maria University community as it bids farewell to Pope Benedict and honors his legacy.

Wednesday, Feb. 27

Masses of Thanksgiving: 7:30a.m., 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. in the Oratory

Student-organized panel on The Pontificate of Pope Benedict XVI and its Contributions to the Life of the Church: 5 p.m. in the Demetree Lecture Hall. Panelists include faculty members Dr. Michael Waldstein, the Rev. Matthew Lamb and Dr. Anthony Valle.

Eucharistic Holy Hour and Meditation, 7 p.m. in the Oratory

The University’s interim campus minister, Rev. Robert McTeigue, S.J. will preside.


Thursday, Feb. 28

Student Service Ministry: 11a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union ballroom

Students will be preparing meals for the needy in Immokalee.

Ave Maria University Board of Trustees Mass to Honor the Legacy of Pope Benedict XVI: 5 p.m., in the Oratory

The Rev. Robert McTeigue,S.J. will be the main celebrant of the Mass. 

Lecture: The Legacy of Pope Benedict XVI: 7:30 p.m. in the Demetree Lecture Hall.

Catholic Education Daily is an online publication of The Cardinal Newman Society. Click here for email updates and free online membership with The Cardinal Newman Society.

Renewal Report

Departments

Minimize

Latest Featured

Catholic Is Our Core

Maximize

More News Categories

Maximize

Subscribe

Minimize

Join Us

Join thousands of Catholic families and individuals standing with The Cardinal Newman Society for faithful Catholic education. Members receive news roundups by email, about weekly.

Start your no-cost membership now!

Minimize

Donate

Our work is possible only through the generosity of countless supporters who share our mission. We have promoted and defended faithful Catholic education for 20 years! Please support our successful work by making a donation today.

Minimize

Stay Connected

Keep up with the latest developments by joining our social media networks:

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Linkedin

Connect on Facebook

Maximize

Links to News Sites

Maximize

Links to Blog Sites

Catholic Identity Concerns|Faith in Education|From the Bishops and Vatican|Religious Freedom | Terms Of Use | Privacy Statement
Copyright 2014 by Cardinal Newman Society -- 9720 Capital Ct., Ste. 201, Manassas, VA 20110