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561-297-1168,
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FAU to Host Events in Observance of 9/11

BOCA RATON, FL (September 8, 2010) – Florida Atlantic University will host events in observance of 9/11 on FAU’s Boca Raton campus.

The following events will take place:



Mass of Peace and Remembrance

Saturday, September 11 at 4:30 p.m.
All Nations Room
Contact: Office of Multicultural Affairs at 561-297-3959


The FAU Catholic Newman Club will offer a Mass of Peace and Remembrance celebrated by Monsignor Tom Skindeleski, pastor of St. Vincent Ferrer Parish in Delray Beach. The Mass also will be the Sunday Vigil Mass.  A reception will follow.


Passage to Understanding

Monday, September 13 at noon

Jewish Life Center

Contact: Scott Brockman at 561-297-4099


The FAU Muslim Student Organization, the Jewish Student Union and Hillel are offering an opportunity for the community to read a portion of the Qur’an and discuss the similarities of the Qur’an and the Torah with a Rabbi and Imam.


-FAU-

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