January 23, 2010


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By Kathryn Kopchik

LEWISBURG, Pa. — The Office of Chaplains and Religious Life at Bucknell University will host a prayer vigil on Monday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. in Rooke Chapel for the people of Haiti affected by the recent earthquake.

The vigil will include a testimonial by Christophe Poline, a junior Bucknell student whose family lives in Haiti, and addresses by Bucknell President Brian C. Mitchell and Linden Lewis, professor of sociology and anthropology. Lewis is a graduate of the University of the West Indies and teaches courses on the Caribbean at Bucknell.

Prayers will be led by Father Fred Wangwe, Catholic Chaplain; Rabbi Serena Fujita, Jewish Chaplain; and the Rev. Thomasina Yuille, University Chaplain. The Rooke Chapel Choir will participate in the vigil.

For more information, call 570-577-1592.

Contact: Division of Communications

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