November 16, 2012 STAFF/STU

Commemoration of Jesuit Martyrs Mass today

Mass at 12:05 p.m. today, Friday, Nov. 16, in Saint Francis Chapel will commemorate the Jesuit Martyrs of El Salvador and their companions Julia Elba Ramos and Celina Mariset Ramos. On November 16, 1989, six Jesuit priests – Ignacio Ellacuria, Segundo Montes, Ignacio Martin-Baro, Joaquin Lopez y Lopez, Juan Ramon Moreno, and Amado Lopez – were murdered by the Salvadoran military on the campus of the University of Central America (UCA) in San Salvador, El Salvador. Their housekeeper, Elba Ramos, and her daughter Celia Marisela Ramos, were murdered there as well.