A New Academic Year
On the 8th day of October 2018, as flanked by clergy from the different schools, the Grand Chancellor of the University of Holy Cross, Mons. Fernando Ocáriz, led the celebration of the traditional votive Mass of the Holy Spirit to inaugurate the 2018/2019 Academic Year at the Sant'Apollinare Basilica.
On that same day at the Great Hall (John Paul II) of the University, Prof. Luis Martínez Ferrer, from the School of Theology, gave the inaugural speech on the theme Christian ideal and commitment in the world. Three figures of lay people of the sixteenth century. Efforts of some long serving staff officials were acknowledged with medals after which the Chancellor, Mons. Fernando Ocáriz, declared the Academic Year officially opened.