The visitation and funeral will be held in West Des Moines, Iowa; a memorial Mass will be held at St. Thomas. Those from St. Thomas planning to attend the visitation or funeral in Iowa are asked to “wear something purple.”
The quiet contemplation of a documentary videographer. The excitement of a football fan. The rapture of a musical performance. We’ve picked these moments, and the others you see here, from the more than 5,000 we collected in 2014 as our favorites of the year.
Dr. Calvin R. Hill, director of the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity at Worcester State University in Massachusetts, will become university officer for diversity and inclusion at St. Thomas, effective Jan. 26.
The Open Doors 2014 report showed that St. Thomas’ undergraduate study abroad participation is on the rise, ranking eighth this year, and remains among the leading American institutions for undergraduate students who study abroad. International student enrollment at St. Thomas retained its fifth-place rank among Minnesota colleges and universities.
Originally started for the St. Thomas football team by Father William Baer, former rector of St. John Vianney Seminary, Last Chance Mass is a Sunday evening service that welcomes students from across campus.