Mass of the Holy Spirit Procession

Date: 09-06-2019

Time: 03:00 PM

Location: Egan Chapel

You are cordially invited to participate in the


Mass of the Holy Spirit Procession


Gather on Chapel Plaza 2:45-3:00 p.m.
Friday, September 7


Mass begins at 3:00pm in the  Egan Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola


Representatives from across the University should gather on the Egan Chapel plaza between 2:45-3:00pm so that they can be part of the Entrance Procession into the Chapel. Racks will be available all day in McGrath Commons (lower level of the chapel) for academic regalia to be dropped off. Participants may robe there prior to lining up in the plaza.

In order to reserve an accurate number of seats for those participating in the procession, please RSVP using this link to participate in the procession.
*Note: the RSVP is important for an accurate count of chairs to reserve in the Quad.






Specific groups in the procession include:

  • Executive Administration (President and VPs)
  • Provost, Academic Deans and Faculty
  • Dean of Students and staff
  • Campus Ministry
  • Residence Life, RAs, RIHA
  • FUSA, clubs and orgs
  • New Student Leaders and FYE leaders
  • Athletics and Recreation staff and coaches (+ athletes)
  • Jesuits

For the Opening Procession, we ask faculty to wear academic regalia ansd participants to wear Fairfield red polos or University t-shirt. Everyone else may take their seats in the Chapel prior to Mass.

The Opening Procession will be reminiscent of the opening ceremony of the Olympics, that is, celebratory and festive and fun. As these groups process into the Chapel, we ask that they sit together.

Even though the Mass of the Holy Spirit is a Catholic ritual, it will be enriched through the participation of everyone at Fairfield in the diversity of their religious or philosophical beliefs.

Please join together as a University community for the Mass of the Holy Spirit. If you have any questions, please contact Campus Ministry at (203) 254-4000 ext. 3405.

For more information, contact Kathleen A Byrnes / 2032544000 /