Academic Convocation and Honorary Degree Conferral on His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew


Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart (View on map )

An Academic Convocation will be held at 5:15 p.m. in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at which University President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. will confer an honorary degree on His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, and the Ecumenical Patriarch will deliver an address on environmental stewardship. The convocation will also feature the Archdiocesan Byzantine Choir performing “Creation: From Adam to Salvation,” composed and led by Georgios Theodoridis, Archon Music Instructor, in honor of His All-Holiness.

This event is free and open to members of the University community but ticketed. All tickets have been allocated, but the Academic Convocation will be live-streamed here on Oct. 28.

Doors to the Basilica will open at 4:00 p.m to ticketed guests. Please be seated by 5:00 p.m. Face masks are required.

Parking and Shuttles

Parking will be available in the Dorr Rd lot. Shuttles will run between the Dorr Rd. lot and the Basilica beginning at 3:45 p.m. Please note that the standard Main Building shuttle will drop off and pick up in the St. Liam lot on Thursday, October 28.