Friday, May 17, 2013

Marquette Alumni Weekend in Rome

The Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome welcomes to its campus the Marquette University European Alumni.
Prof. Fr. Alejandro Crosthwaite, OP, 2006 Marquette University Alumnus, was the Roman liaison for the gathering at the Angelicum.

Marquette Alumni Weekend in Rome
May 17 – 19, 2013

Friday, May 17
16:00 p.m.       Panel Discussion with Marquette Alumni Living in Rome
                        Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas
                        Largo Angelicum 1
                        Complimentary cocktail reception to follow

Saturday, May 18
9:00 a.m.         Meet in front of the Vatican Museum for tour
                        Viale Vaticano (North end of the Vatican grounds)
                        Explore Rome on your own the rest of the day.

19:30 p.m.       Cocktails
20:15 p.m.       Dinner
                        Hotel Forum – Rooftop Garden Restaurant
                        Via Tor de Conti, 25

Sunday, May 19
10:00 a.m.       Pentecost Mass with Pope Francis I
                        St. Peter’s Square
                        Msgr. Richard Soseman, Arts ’85, Grad ’87, has secured tickets for us to the Mass. They will be handed out at the Friday and Saturday events.  We will meet at predetermined place on Sunday morning.

Game-watching Party – TBD
Former Marquette basketball player, Travis Diener, plays for Italy’s Dinamo team.  Their play-offs have started.  Games are scheduled for May 17 and 19, but times have not been finalized.  If a game works in our schedule, we will find a place to watch it in Rome.

For questions or special needs, contact Martha Moore at or
414-313-3187. She will be monitoring her email leading up to the weekend in Rome.