August 26, 2014
NEWBURGH, N.Y. -
Fr. Francis Amodio, O.Carm., blesses College Court 5 at
Mount Saint Mary College.
Fr. Francis Amodio, O.Carm., chaplain and director of Mount
Saint Mary College’s campus ministry, blessed the Mount’s residence
halls on Sunday, August 24.
Fr. Amodio invited students to pray at the Dominican Center,
Sakac Hall, Guzman Hall, and the College Courts for a safe and
happy semester for them and 2,500 new and returning classmates.
According to Fr. Amodio, people, occasions, and objects can be
blessed. A prayer is said during the event, which “explains God’s
way and how God’s presence is connected” to the blessing.
The Mount’s campus ministry helps to build a community of faith
through prayer, worship and service. A variety of activities are
offered, including prayer experiences, retreats, and service
For more information, visit www.msmc.edu