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Baccalaureate Mass for the Class of 2020

Baccalaureate Mass for the Class of 2020

Friday, May 15, 2020 | 6 p.m. Eastern Time

Though our community is dispersed, we gather together to unite our hearts in prayer in the Baccalaureate Mass for the Class of 2020. As we pray together, we celebrate the many gifts of the class, give thanks for all the class has learned and experienced, and ask for God's abundant blessings upon each graduate, as the next steps of their journeys unfold.

Celebrant
Joseph M. McShane, S.J.
President

Concelebrants
Michael C. McCarthy, S.J.
Vice President for Mission Integration and Planning

Jose-Luis Salazar, S.J.
Executive Director of Campus Ministry

Homilist
James Martin, S.J.
Jesuit Priest and Author


Thank you to the members of the Class of 2020 whose thoughtful planning and prayerful participation made this Mass possible!

Lectors:
Fiona Danyko, Nora Doyle, John Marando, Dominic Muscarella

Student Reflections:
Joseph Papeo, Emma Quinn, Elinor Rodriguez, Haley Williams

Prayer Leaders:
Kaidya Adames, Stephanie Albert, Kirk Brouwer, Gianna Castellano, Paolo Estrella, Marisa Fata, Catherine Fernando, Courtney Gainous, Nicholas Howard, Stephen Howard, Mary Lally, Wayne Mackins, John Massarelli, Finley Peay, Domenic Setaro

Musicians:
John Marando, Fiona Chen, Katherine Courter, Zachery Erickson, Michael Rinaldi, Josef Raoul Rodriguez, S.J., Ellen Thome

Members of the Baccalaureate Mass Committee:
Mercy Adoga, Stephanie Albert, Julia Baum, Christina Berardino, Juliana Bidic, Frederick Blunt Jr, Gianna Castellano, Fiona Chen, Zachary Erickson, Marisa Fata, Patrick Fox, Emily Haraden, Bridget Huvane, Sophia Lee, John Massarelli, Mary McCluskey, Ashley Qamar, Faelen Paladino, Domenic Setaro, Elinor Rodriguez


Special Thanks To:

Campus Ministry:
Mark Zittle, O.Carm.
Director, University Church Ministries

Kathryn Anderson Kuo
Assistant Director of Campus Ministry for Liturgy

Robert Minotti
Director of Liturgical Music

William Mulligan
Assistant Director of Liturgical Music, Lincoln Center

Vincent Peterson
Assistant Director of Liturgical Music, Rose Hill

Erin Hoffman
Associate Director of Campus Ministry for Spiritual and Pastoral Ministries at Lincoln Center, Director of Ignatian Initiatives

John Gownley
Assistant Director of Campus Ministry for Church Operations and Special Events

Commencement Office:
Michael R. Trerotola
Assistant University Secretary and Special Assistant to the President
Commencement Coordinator

Kathy Law
Administrative Assistant, Office of the University Secretary
Commencement Assistant

Videography:
Matthew Schottenfeld
Television Production Manager, University Library Studios

Young Lee
Cinematography, Assistant Editor