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October 26, 2005

1000th Birthday Celebration of St. Edward, the Confessor and King

Here ye, here ye! The St. Edward's community is participating in a month-long celebration of the 1,000th birthday of St. Edward, the Confessor and King, patron saint of St. Edward's University.

A series of on-campus events, beginning with a reception to honor the Congregation of Holy Cross; kick off Wednesday, Oct. 12. Events will continue throughout October, including a lecture on St. Edward, the Confessor and King, and wrapping up with a campus celebration that's "fit for a king" on Thursday, Oct. 20, that will include lots of food, drink and merriment not to mention "Ye Royal Photo Booth."

And, in celebration of the 1,000th birthday of our patron saint, the university community is coming together to perform 1,000 hours of community service before the campus celebration on Thursday, Oct. 20.

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