Commencement 2014: Information for Invited Guests
Wednesday, May 14:
- Senior Theology Exam
- Senior/Faculty Bowling
Thursday, May 15
- Senior Photos
12:30 –3:00 p.m.
Individual times vary
Friday, May 16:
- Commencement Practice for Seniors
9:15 – 10:45 a.m.
- President’s Reception
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Parents, seniors and their fiancés only
- Alumni and Parents’ Associations Dinner for Graduates and their Families
Fresh grilled tacos
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Campus Picnic Area
Seniors will each receive an invitation and up to four free tickets, provided that they RSVP by April 30. Additional tickets can be purchased online for $5 each.
Saturday, May 17:
- Baccalaureate Mass for Seniors and their Families
Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel
Edwin Cardinal O’Brien presiding
- Commencement Exercises
Speaker: His Eminence Edwin Cardinal O’Brien
Luncheon immediately following in St. Joseph Commons
Monday, May 19:
- Residence Halls Close
“The culture at the College, the community was very formative for me. I saw joyful people living their Catholic faith, doing it to the best of their ability, and not being ashamed of it.”
– Rev. John Marie Bingham, O.P. (’00)
Parochial Vicar, Saint Dominic’s Parish, Benicia, Calif
“Thomas Aquinas College has always been thoroughly Catholic in its identity. It's an outstanding program of studies, founded on a loyalty to the Chair of Peter and to the Magisterium of the Church.”
– Raymond Cardinal Burke
Prefect, Supreme Tribunal
of the Apostolic Signatura