Hemesath to be Inaugurated at St. John’s University
COLLEGEVILLE – The inauguration of St. John’s University’s 13th president will be this weekend.
Michael Hemesath has already been on the job since July 1st, but the official ceremonies are happening now.
At 3:30 p.m. today (Friday) there’s a lecture in the Stephen B. Humphrey Theater. Saturday’s events begin with a bike ride, fun run and walk at 8:30 a.m. A Mass led by Bishop John Kinney is at 11:00 a.m. and the inauguration ceremony starts at 2:00 p.m. in the St. John’s Abbey and University Church.
Hemesath is a 1981 graduate of St. John’s. He’s the first layperson appointed to a full presidential term at St. John’s.