Creighton to hold mass for graduate murdered in Mississippi

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

(CREIGHTON TODAY) — Please come together on Friday, Sept. 2 at noon at St. John’s Church for a Mass in honor of Sister Margaret Held, OSF, and Sister Paula Merrill. Sister Held, a 1981 graduate of the College of Nursing, was an active member of St. John’s Parish Community. Sister Held and Sister Merrill were killed in Mississippi on Sept. 25.

Fr. Greg O’Meara, SJ, will preside at this liturgy.

Sister Candice Tucci, OSF, Chaplain for the College of Nursing, asks for the campus community to come together in prayer as we remember the Sisters, who through their nursing practice served the poor and worked to make the lives of so many meaningful, well and full.