Thousands Expected for Duquesne’s Annual Mass of the Holy Spirit

More than 3,000 faculty, staff, students and their families will gather this weekend to attend the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit, which serves as the official start of the academic year at Duquesne University.

The Most Rev. David A. Zubik, D.D., bishop of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, the Very Rev. Jeffrey T. Duaime, C.S.Sp., provincial superior for the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, and fellow Spiritans will concelebrate the mass.

When: Sunday, Aug. 20, at 11 a.m.

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

This Mass is not open to the public, but the media are invited to attend/cover the event. Media are asked to RSVP and arrange parking by calling the Office of Marketing and Communications at 412.396.6050.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and horizon-expanding education. A campus of nearly 9,500 graduate and undergraduate students, Duquesne prepares students by having them work alongside faculty to discover and reach their goals. The University's academic programs, community service, and commitment to equity and opportunity in the Pittsburgh region have earned national acclaim. 

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