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Nearly 2,000 Expected at the Annual Mass of the Holy Spirit

Nearly 2,000 students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of Duquesne University are expected to attend this year’s annual Mass of the Holy Spirit, which marks the kick-off of Duquesne’s 2005-2006 academic year.

Concelebrated by the Most Rev. Donald W. Wuerl, bishop of Pittsburgh, and members of Duquesne’s Spiritan congregation, the Mass will welcome the class of 2009. It is the largest Mass held each year in the city. It will be on Sunday, August 21 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the A.J. Palumbo Center.

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