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Duquesne Kicks Off Year with Mass of the Holy Spirit

Bishop David Zubik is the Mass Celebrant

Duquesne University will open its 2011-12 academic year with its traditional Mass of the Holy Spirit.


Mass will be celebrated by the Most Rev. David A. Zubik, D.D., bishop of Pittsburgh, the Very Rev. John Fogarty, C.S.Sp., superior of the Spiritan Province of the United States, and members of the Spiritan community at Duquesne University.

The Mass of the Holy Spirit, which draws nearly 2,000 people each year, is the largest of its kind held in the city. 

When: Sunday, Aug. 21, at 11 a.m.

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

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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