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SACRED HEART MAJOR SEMINARY Chairman, Board of Trustees The Most Rev. Allen H. Vigneron Archbishop of Detroit Rector/President Rev. Msgr. Todd J. Lajiness Vice Rector/Dean of Seminarian Formation Rev. Stephen Burr Dean of Studies FROM THE RECTOR O ne hundred years! I continue to be deeply moved by the many and varied ways that God’s divine providence has guided Sacred Heart Major Seminary over ten decades. Each day presents us an opportunity to give thanks to God, to rejoice at the many blessings received over the years and to place ourselves humbly before him asking for our hearts to be renewed. Also, with this edition of the Mosaic, The exciting mission of Sacred Heart keeps us focused so that we form faithful we wanted to explore something new. In priests, deacons, and lay ecclesial minis- years past the annual Stewardship Report ters for generous service in the Church. has been a separate document. With this As part of the year-long celebration of edition, we are integrating the annual our centennial, Sacred Heart sponsored Stewardship Report with this Mosaic. I take an academic symposium in October en- this new opportunity to thank our gen- erous benefactors who titled: Enter Through remain so supportive the Narrow Gate: The “Be assured of our to Sacred Heart. With- Urgency of the New gratitude and prayers for out your generosity and Evangelization in the the many sacrifices you Third Millennium. The prayerful support, we symposium featured na- make so that Sacred Heart would never be able to accomplish the mission tionally recognized lead- can thrive! And may God that is entrusted to us. ers in the Church and bless you abundantly!” Be assured of our specifically those who gratitude and prayers have been contributing to the renewal of the Church and engage- for the many sacrifices you make so that Sacred Heart can thrive! And may God ment with the new evangelization. This issue of the Mosaic captures the bless you abundantly! fruit of the symposium. And for those who were not able to attend, my hope Sincerely In Christ, is that you can participate in the sympo- sium as you read these articles. From the keynote addresses to the many breakout sessions, the symposium provided new insights and encouragement for all of us Rev. Msgr. Todd J. Lajiness to be engaged in this important work. Rector/President Sacred Heart Major Seminary | Mosaic | Winter 2020 Rev. Timothy Laboe Dean, Institute for Lay Ministry Dr. Matthew Gerlach Director of Finance, Treasurer Ann Marie Connolly Director of Facilities Management John Duncan Director of Alumni Relations & Special Events Emily Berschback MOSAIC Executive Editor Rev. Msgr. Todd J. Lajiness Managing Editor Jamie Gualdoni Contributing Writers Dr. Patricia Cooney Hathaway Jamie Gualdoni Dr. Mary Healy Matthew Kurt Mark Martin Dr. Michael McCallion Mary Kay McPartlin Daniel Meloy Michael Stechschulte Katherine Tibai Brandon Yanni Dr. Donald Wallenfang Mosaic is published two times per year by Sacred Heart Major Seminary 2701 Chicago Boulevard Detroit, Michigan 48206 313-883-8500 [email protected] Read the online Mosaic or sign up for the monthly Mosaic e-newsletter © 2020, Sacred Heart Major Seminary Designed by FAITH Catholic