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2007 Christmas Recess Mass in Caldwell Hall Chapel

Faculty and staff of The Catholic University of America gathered to initiate the university’s Christmas recess on Dec. 20, 2007, beginning with a special Advent/Christmas Mass held in CUA’s Caldwell Hall Chapel and followed by a celebration hosted by Very Rev. David M. O’Connell, C.M., university president, in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center. At the Mass, Rev. Robert Schlageter, O.F.M. Conv., chaplain and director of the Office of Campus Ministry, was presented with the Benemerenti Medal, a papal honor bestowed to him by His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI.