Day of Prayer

09.08.2005 | Service and Giving, Catholic, Campus and Community, PresidentThe University of Dayton will hold a "Day of Prayer" on Monday, Sept. 12, to mark the two-week anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

"The University of Dayton stands with the nation in mourning the victims of this terrible tragedy in the areas affected by Hurricane Katrina. I ask that you keep all of those along the Gulf Coast in your prayers," Daniel J. Curran, University of Dayton president, wrote in a letter today to faculty and staff.

The 12:05 p.m. Mass in the Immaculate Conception Chapel will be offered for the victims and relief and recovery efforts. A prayer vigil, including exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, will take place in the chapel from the end of Mass until 4:30 p.m. Students, faculty and staff have been invited to sign up for 15- or 30-minute prayer periods during that time. The prayer vigil will conclude with a special prayer service/litany at 4:30 p.m.

The Dayton community is invited to participate in the "Day of Prayer." For more information, contact the Campus Ministry office at (937) 229-3339.