ND to Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Notre Dame News | January 16, 2015 


Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame, will preside at a prayer service to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Monday (Jan. 19) in the rotunda of the Main Building. The public is invited to participate in the prayer service and the reception that will immediately follow.

The Notre Dame community will celebrate Mass to honor King at 5:15 p.m. Jan. 19 in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. This multicultural Mass will be celebrated in the African-American tradition and will feature the Voices of Faith Gospel Choir. Rev. Pete McCormick, C.S.C., newly appointed director of Campus Ministry, will preside and preach. All are welcome to attend.
University of Notre Dame students, faculty, staff and invited guests will gather to reflect on the book “Black Domers: Seventy Years at Notre Dame” during a dinner and panel discussion. Panelists will include book editor and alumnus Don Wycliff; alumni contributors Olevia Boykin, Azikiwe Chandler, Arienne Thompson; and current student Demetrius Murphy. This invitation-only event will be held Jan. 19 on Notre Dame’s campus and is sponsored by the Office of the President, President’s Oversight Committee on Diversity and Inclusion and the Division of Student Affairs.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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