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Religion and Spirituality

Blessing of Parents and Families

August 13, 2020 at 7:00pm7:45pm EDT

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In honor of the parents and families that guide and support the students of Syracuse University, and to commemorate the life transitions of starting the 2020 academic year, Hendricks Chapel will host a “Blessing of Parents and Families” on Thursday, Aug. 13 from 7-7:45 p.m. ET.

The program will include musical performances and spoken reflections from a diversity of religious and spiritual perspectives, including messages from our Chaplains, and will broadcast on Facebook Live on Hendricks Chapel‘s page and Zoom webinar.

All Syracuse University parents, families, students, alumni and community members are welcome to join Hendricks Chapel for this program to celebrate those that have helped to guide and support our students. The event is free and registration is not required.

Check out the full 2020 Virtual Welcome Week for Parents and Families schedule at

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This event was first published on August 7, 2020 and last updated on August 13, 2020.

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