RIT Religious Life Hosts Service for Tsunami Victims, Jan. 10




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At 12:10 p.m. on Monday, Jan, 10, Rochester Institute of Technology's Center for Religious Life will host a “Time of Remembrance and Reflection” on behalf of the tsunami victims and nations.

The service, in the Allen Chapel of RIT's Schmitt Interfaith Center, will feature brief reflections from the staff of the Center for Religious Life, the Office of International Student Affairs and the Islamic Center of Rochester, followed by a time of prayer and reflection by those attending. At the conclusion of the service, white ribbons will be distributed and donations collected for disaster relief in that part of the world.

The service is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Center for Religious Life at 475-2135.

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