Rev. Lúcás (Yiu Sing Luke) Chan, S.J., assistant professor of theology, and Rev. Nicky Santos, S.J., assistant professor of marketing, will be the celebrants at the Mission Week 2015 opening liturgy, which will be held Sunday, Feb. 1, at 4 p.m. at Church of the Gesu. All members of the Marquette community are invited to attend to celebrate the beginning of Mission Week in prayer.
Dr. Carolyn Woo, president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services, will deliver the keynote address, “Who Cares? Charity, Justice and the Quest for the Common Good,” at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2, in the Weasler Auditorium. Vanessa Tobin and Dr. Mwayabo Jean Claude Kazadi will deliver the closing keynote address, “Bringing it Home: Connecting the Work of CRS to Marquette,” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5, in the Weasler Auditorium.
Two tickets per MUID are available to faculty, staff and students, and can be picked up in the AMU, Brooks Lounge.
This year’s theme, “Who Cares? Charity, Justice and the Quest for the Common Good,” invites the Marquette community to reflect on compassion and responding to the needs of our sisters and brothers locally and internationally. For Mission Week 2015, Marquette has partnered with Catholic Relief Services, an international powerhouse that serves in countries around the globe to meet human needs and uphold the dignity of every person.
To keep the campus community informed about Mission Week events, a special edition of News Briefs will be distributed each morning next week. For more information and a full schedule of events, visit the Mission Week 2015 website.