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Baccalaureate Mass and Interfaith Prayer Service

Baccalaureate Mass

Bacc Mass
All graduates and their guests are invited to attend the Baccalaureate Mass, a Catholic Mass of thanksgiving for God's many blessings on our graduates. Graduates who wish to process will gather at 3:00 p.m. in the Student Center Atrium, dressed in commencement regalia.


Friday, June 10, 2022 
St. Vincent de Paul Church 
1010 W. Webster Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
4:00 p.m.

  • Faculty and staff are invited to share in the blessings of their students at Baccalaureate Mass. Faculty and staff who wish to process will gather at 3:00 p.m. in the Student Center Atrium, dressed in regalia.
  • Designated pews will be reserved for students, faculty, and staff who join the procession.
  • Faculty and staff who wish to attend, but do not wish to join the procession or wear academic regalia may go directly to the church and sit in the open seating areas.

 Please RSVP for Baccalaureate Mass and the following reception at: Baccalaureate Mass RSVP

Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, even with an RSVP. 

Baccalaureate Mass Reception

A reception will follow the Mass for all graduates and their guests.

Student Center
2250 N. Sheffield Ave., Room 120
Chicago, IL 60614
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Parking

Parking is available in the two garages listed below. More parking information can be found here.

Sheffield Parking Garage - 2331 N. Sheffield Ave. Chicago, IL 60614
Clifton Parking Deck - 2330 N. Clifton Ave. Chicago, IL 60614

For questions regarding Baccalaureate Mass, please contact Alice Farrell in the Division of Mission and Ministry at 312-362-8822 or by email at afarrell@depaul.edu.

Interfaith Baccalaureate Prayer Service

All graduates and their guests - religious, secular, and/or spiritual - are invited to attend the Interfaith Baccalaureate Service, an online communal gathering of thanksgiving to celebrate and bless our graduates as they conclude this stage of their journey. Multiple faith and spiritual traditions will be represented at this joyful event. Faculty and staff are also invited to share in the blessings of their students in this virtual space at the Interfaith Baccalaureate Prayer Service.

Friday, June 10, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.

Please RSVP for the Interfaith Baccalaureate Service here, and a link for the service will be shared with you: Interfaith Baccalaureate Prayer Service RSVP