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Centennial Opening Ceremonies

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Brescia University College
1:00 PM – Centenary Mass
2:45 PM – Centennial Art Exhibition
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Centenary Mass with our Bishop followed by Centennial Reception

St. James Auditorium
1:00 pm

The Ursuline Sisters of Chatham, Ontario boldly responded to a call by the Bishop of the Diocese of London to found a university for women just one year after women received the right to vote federally in Canada!  Join us as we celebrate and bless this extraordinary response – and ours – and those who will join us into the next 100 years. The Ursuline Sisters and Bishop Ronald Fabbro of the Diocese of London will be a special part of this celebration.

Centennial Art Exhibition I: “Compassion and Right Relationship lead to Justice and Peace”

Beryl Ivey Library
2:45 pm Exhibition opens
3:00 pm Opening Remarks and Centennial Cake Cutting 

Showcasing works by 22 artists from London and region, selected on the theme of Right Relationship and Peace, the Art Exhibition will highlight the spirit of Brescia over the past 100 years and leading into the next. This will be the first of a series of four Centennial Art Exhibitions. Artists will be in attendance at the Opening, and the Exhibition will continue to March 8th. We will also be announcing a significant donation to mark our Centennial. Watch for details about this exciting gift!