riage and baptism. Rebecca and Peter Mantilia, '80 (right), renewed their wedding vows in
the university oratory on their 28th wedding anniversary while on campus Reunion Week-
end. Also pictured are the Mantilias' daughter Alyssa, SBU Class of 2012 (left), and Fr. Fran-
cis Di Spigno, O.F.M., who officiated the ceremony.
with brothers and sisters in this con-
versational manner rebuilds the
house of God."
recognize that we are people who
are broken (sinners), and in need of
rebuilding (forgiveness), and be-
cause of who we believe God is for
us, we know that we are redeemed
(made whole). We are forgiven. We
house by sharing the good news
that all people and all of creation, in
our own uniqueness, are good, holy
nance building to what will be a
solid foundation of our Franciscan
heritage, this new ministry center
will be an outward sign of what the
friars and sisters have been doing for
one another, recognize our own dig-
nity and that of each other, so to re-
alize God's kingdom is among us.
Ministries, will contain a state-of-
the-art conference room, meeting
rooms, a full kitchen, a great room
for larger assemblies, and an Inter-
faith Tower. The tower will stand tall
within the Plassmann quad. Rightly
so. A great vision of Sr. Margaret
will be no iconography specific to any faith tradition within the tower so that everyone
knows that it is their space. There will be the possibility to bring forth our own symbols
and images, but always, without ownership and with great respect for the other.
mence," but in this case it is only appropriate to say, "Let the rebuilding continue!"