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Commencement 2020: Information for <br>Invited Guests

Commencement 2020: Information for
Invited Guests

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Outings & Attractions • Complete Coverage & Photos

 

  

Schedule

Friday, May 15

 

9:15 – 11:00 a.m.

Commencement Practice for Seniors

 

4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

President’s Reception
St. Cecilia Hall
Parents, seniors, and spouses & fiancés only

 

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Alumni and Parents’ Associations Dinner for Graduates and their Families

Fresh grilled tacos
St. Joseph Commons

The family of each graduate may receive up to four tickets free of charge, and additional tickets are available for $10 each. Members of the Class of 2020 and their parents can reserve their tickets online.

 

Saturday, May 16

 

8:30 a.m.

Baccalaureate Mass
for Seniors and their Families
The Most Rev. Thomas John Paprocki, Bishop of Springfield in Illinois, presiding

Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel

 

11:00 a.m.

 

Commencement Exercises
Speaker: Most Rev. Thomas John Paprocki, Bishop of Springfield in Illinois

Academic Quadrangle

Luncheon immediately following in St. Joseph Commons

 

Monday, May 18

 

12:00 p.m.

 

Residence Halls Close

 

Lt. Robert Mohun (’09)

“Dynamic situations call for a nimble, dynamic mind, and the College really prepares you for that.”

– Lt. Robert Mohun (’09)

U.S. Marine Corps

“I am deeply touched by the quality of the intellectual and spiritual formation that you offer. The study of philosophy should lead to a conviction that truth can be known, articulated, and defended. Your college shows that this is possible, and on a high level!”

– Rev. Wojciech Giertych, O.P.

Theologian of the Papal Household