Slideshows: Commencement 2012

Slideshows: Commencement 2012

Under a bright California sky, on Saturday, May 12, Thomas Aquinas College celebrated its 38th Commencement exercises, welcoming the 66 members of the Class of 2012 as its newest alumni. The day began with the Baccalaureate Mass of the Holy Spirit in Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel, with the College’s head chaplain and assistant to the dean for religious affairs, Rev. Cornelius M. Buckley, S.J., serving as the principal celebrant:

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Following the Mass, just outside the Chapel on the academic quadrangle, was the Commencement ceremony itself. Mother M. Assumpta Long, O.P, foundress and prioress general of the Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, delivered the Commencement Address. Along with two of the College’s founders and stalwarts, Mr. Peter L. DeLuca and John W. Neumayr, Mother Assumpta also received the College’s highest honor, The Medallion of Saint Thomas Aquinas:

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Posted: May 12, 2012