Inauguration Mass

Friday, April 13, 2012, 10:30 a.m.

Gesu Church
17180 Oak Street
Detroit, MI 48221
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More than 412 individuals  attended the Inauguration Mass, April 13 at Gesu Church to pray with UDM President Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D., on his tenure as UDM's 25th president. The Mass was celebrated by The Most Reverend Allen Vigneron, Archbishop of Detroit, and concelebrated by 22 priests. The Reverend Michael Kesicki bestowed a special blessing upon President Garibaldi and his wife Carol at the conclusion of the Mass.

The Inauguration Mass is traditionally a religious service held prior to a Commencement or Inauguration ceremony. The celebrant at the Mass asks for God’s blessing on its new president.


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