Annual Celebrate Spirit!
UDM’s annual Celebrate Spirit! Each year, University of Detroit Mercy faculty, staff and students gather in Calihan Hall for the annual Celebrate Spirit! event. This longstanding tradition is a symbol of the beginning of the new academic year and includes a Catholic Mass of the Holy Spirit, picnic lunch* and student organization fair. This year’s service was led by Gilbert Sunghera, S.J., assistant professor of Architecture (pictured above). As part of the prayer service, guest speaker Howard Gray, S.J., (pictured at right) assistant to the president for special projects at Georgetown University, shared his thoughts about the theme, “Serve Community, Respect Diversity, Enhance Knowledge.”
*Sponsored by Chrysler Group LLC