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25th Anniversary of the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross

On Wednesday November 4, the 25th anniversary of the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross was celebrated. The day began with the celebration of Holy Mass by the Chancellor, Bishop Javier Echevarría, and continued in the university’s John Paul II Auditorium with the inaugural lecture for the academic year given by Msgr. Antonio Miralles, director of the University’s Institute for Liturgy. The Chancellor and Prelate of Opus Dei also gave an address highlighting the characteristics the University should always maintain in order to be faithful to the intentions of its inspirer, St. Josemaría Escrivá. The ceremony ended with greetings to the large audience from the Rector, Msgr. Luis Romera, and the presentation of commemorative medals to the professors and administrative personal who have been with the institution for its first 25 years.

Romana, No. 49, July-December 2009, p. 331.