Heritage Month begins with Mass for St. Maria De Mattias

Feb 04, 2016
St. Maria De Mattias

Heritage Month began today, Feb. 4, with Mass celebrating the feast day of St. Maria De Mattias, the foundress of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC), the founders and sponsoring order of Newman University.

IMG_9615Heritage Month is a month-long celebration of John Henry Cardinal Newman, the Adorers of the Blood and Christ and the Catholic heritage of Newman University. Several events are scheduled throughout the month to honor the university’s history and mission, as well as our connection to the ASC and the celebration of the birthday of the university’s namesake.

See the complete list of Heritage Month events

The ASC and Newman Chaplain Father John Fogliasso welcomed members of the Newman University community as well as friends from outside the university to join them for the Mass, which was held at 12:05 p.m. in St. John’s Chapel.