President Thomas Keefe Joins Catholic University Presidents in Fasting for Immigration Reform

President Thomas Keefe, Catholic University Presidents to Fast for Immigration Reform

*** Broken a:310 Dallas: Publish Date Keefe New ***


Published Date: March 04, 2014

President Thomas Keefe will join other Catholic university presidents across the nation in fasting in support of immigration reform on Ash Wednesday, March 5. "Fast for Families" participants will abstain from food for 24 hours as an act of solidarity with those who suffer because of immigration policies.

"As we remember Christ's suffering and temptation in the wilderness, we pray for immigrants who hunger and thirst for justice," said President Keefe.

Catholic university presidents join the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in supporting immigration legislation reform. "Fast for Families" participants are supporting efforts that will offer undocumented persons a path to citizenship and promote family unity.

"With more than 30 percent of Catholics identifying as Hispanic, immigration reform is something that hits very close to home for Catholics," said President Keefe. "We pray that by joining others across the country in this small act of sacrifice the hearts of elected officials will be touched and leaders will be moved to act."

News

Women In Business Leadership: Integrating Work and Family

The Spring 2019 Women in Business Leadership Panel and Networking Event featured Dallas/Fort Worth's top female leaders and executives. Leaders in their fields joined University of Dallas students, faculty and alumni for lunch and discussion. They shared insights and tips for living both halves of their lives: the work/life integration.

+ Read More

Parents Support University in Late Daughter's Memory

Mike Kiegerl's youngest daughter, Christine, would have graduated from UD in the Class of 1994, but just before her graduation, she was struck by an impaired truck driver and died instantly. Kiegerl and his wife, Peggy, established the Christine S. Kiegerl Memorial Scholarship in their girl's memory in 1997.

+ Read More