Prayer Service for Racial Healing

The Loras College Spiritual Life office hosted a prayer service for racial healing on Wednesday, September 9 in an effort to help the campus community work together to heal and unite amid social unrest across the country.

Students, faculty and staff gathered in Christ the King Chapel to reflect on the pain caused by the racial divisions among us and pray for a path foward toward healing.

You can view images from the event below.

About Loras College
Founded in 1839, Loras College leverages its historic roots as Iowa’s first college, the second oldest Catholic college west of the Mississippi River and one of the nation’s 10 diocesan colleges to deliver challenging, life-changing experiences as part of its residential, Catholic setting. In 2020, Loras was ranked the 16th Best Regional College in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report and one of America’s Top 200 Most Loved Colleges/Universities by Forbes Magazine for the fourth consecutive year. Loras students ranked No. 2 in the world as part of the global Peeptrade Investment Challenge while a second group ranked No. 4. For the 12th consecutive year, Loras Media Studies student-led television station (LCTV) was named the TV Station of the Year by the Iowa College Media Association (ICMA).