Phil Coulter to present concert March 13

Internationally renowned Irish recording artist, producer and composer Phil Coulter will perform a concert of Celtic music in celebration of the feast of St. Patrick on Saturday, March 13 at 8 p.m. in Robsham Theater.

Coulter, a visiting professor in the Irish Studies Program, will be joined by fiddler Seamus Connolly, director of Irish Studies Music Programs, and other Boston College student musicians and dancers.

Tickets for the event are $25 and are available in advance. Proceeds will support the University's annual Gaelic Roots Music, Song and Dance Summer School and Festival, which will be held June 20-26. For information, contact Connolly at ext.2-0490.

Chaplaincy announces schedule of Lent services

The University Chaplaincy has announced the schedule of services for Lent. Daily Masses will be held at St. Mary's Chapel at 7 a.m., 8 a.m., 11 a.m., noon and 5 p.m.; at Newton Chapel at 12:20 p.m.; at St. Ignatius Church at 12:15 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.; and at Cushing Chapel at noon (Monday through Thursday).

A Service of Reconciliation will be held in Gasson 100 on Monday, March 29 at 7 p.m.

The Holy Week schedule of Masses at St. Ignatius is: Holy Thursday (April 1), 8 p.m.; Good Friday (April 2), 8 p.m.; Stations of the Cross, April 2, noon and 3 p.m.; Holy Saturday (April 3), 8 p.m.; and Easter Sunday (April 4), 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. St. Ignatius also will hold a Gospel Mass on March 21 at 9 p.m., featuring the Liturgy Arts Group and Voices of Imani.

For more information, contact the Chaplaincy at ext.2-3475.

St. Mary's Lenten Masses

The series of special sung Masses at St. Mary's Chapel each Sunday in Lent will continue on March 7, with Prof. Fr. Michael Himes (Theology), as celebrant. The Faculty Early Music Group will perform at the Masses, which begin at 4 p.m.

The remaining Masses will be offered by: Center for Ignatian Spirituality Director Howard Gray, SJ, March 14; Walsh Professor of Bioethics John Paris, SJ, March 21; and University Chancellor J. Donald Monan, SJ, March 28.

Faculty, staff golf tournament slated for June 14

The Second Annual BC "Tee Off" Golf Tournament for faculty and staff will be held on Monday, June 14 at the Sterling Country Club in Sterling, Mass. Proceeds from the tournament will go to the Boston College General Scholarship fund. Registration materials will be sent out later this month. Contact Linda Riley at ext.2-4714 for additional information.

Fulton Debate Society achieves top-10 ranking

The National Debate Tournament Committee's most recent report ranks the Fulton Debate Society of Boston College as the 10th best debate program in the US, out of approximately 200 colleges and universities.

Emory University ranked first in the report, and other institutions in the top 10 include University of Southern California (4), Kansas University (5), the Naval Academy (8) and University of Alabama (9).

Return to March 4 menu

Return to Chronicle home page