Notre Dame to hold Mass honoring the victims in the Sri Lanka attacks

NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- The University of Notre Dame will hold Mass to remember the victims of the Sri Lanka attacks.

The Mass will be held at 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24.

Notre Dame’s president, Rev. John I. Jenkins, will preside over the Mass which will take place in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

The University invites everyone from the campus and local community to join in remembering the victims of terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka.

Father Jenkins released the following statement regarding the attacks:

“On behalf of the University of Notre Dame, I extend my deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims in the Sri Lanka attacks. As we, along with Christians around the world, gathered to celebrate the joyful Easter message of victory over sin and death, we were shocked and saddened to hear news of such cruel killings in Sri Lanka, some at Easter Masses. We commend to God those killed, pray for those wounded and call for an impartial inquiry that will bring perpetrators to justice.”

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