Rachel Novic | Oct. 1, 2013 | Notre Dame News
All members of the University of Notre Dame community are invited to celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of the environment, on Friday (Oct. 4). A special Mass will be celebrated by Rev. Terry Ehrman, C.S.C., at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at 5:15 p.m.
At 12:30 p.m. at the statue of Rev. Edward Sorin, C.S.C., on South Quad, there will be a short ceremony called the Blessing of the Bicycles. Students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends are welcome to bring their bikes and receive God’s blessing for safety and health in their biking. Friday’s dinner at North and South dining halls will feature a nature-themed dessert buffet in honor of the Feast Day, provided by ND Food Services.