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Bishop Zubik, Spiritan Fathers, Celebrate Mass of the Holy Spirit

Mass Kicks Off Duquesne University’s Academic Year

The Most Rev. David A. Zubik, D.D., bishop of Pittsburgh, and members of the Spiritan Congregation (Duquesne’s founding order) will concelebrate the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit.

More than 3,000 Duquesne students and their families, faculty, staff and friends are expected to attend the Mass of the Holy Spirit, which is the largest of its kind held in Pittsburgh.

The Mass of the Holy Spirit serves as the traditional opening for the academic year, which begins on Aug. 27 at Duquesne University. 

When: Sunday, Aug. 26, at 11 a.m. 

Where: The A.J. Palumbo Center, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Avenue.

Information: The media are invited to attend, but are asked to call Rose Ravasio in Public Affairs at 412.818.0234 to arrange parking.

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