Creighton University started a new tradition on campus. A special interfaith service to celebrate the spring semester and honor the many faith traditions on campus was held Jan. 29 at St. John’s Church. Hosted by Timothy R. Lannon, Creighton University’s president, the prayer celebration was entitled “Celebrating One Creighton: Interfaith Blessings on the Spring Semester.” The event featured various faith rituals, music and liturgy and a procession (circular ring) of students representing diverse organizations on campus. Classes were cancelled so that Creighton students, faculty and staff can attend.
“Creighton succeeds because we know the value of diversity and how coming together as One Creighton, dedicated to education that makes a difference, makes us stronger,” said Fr. Lannon. Creighton is committed to student success through a powerful Jesuit education built on academic excellence, social justice and personal growth,” he added.