Saint Louis University kicks off 200th anniversary with Mass under the Arch

ST. LOUIS, MO - Saint Louis University kicked off the celebration of its 200-year anniversary with a Mass under the Gateway Arch on Saturday. The outdoor Mass began at 5:30 p.m. and was followed by family fun, including music by the LustreLights, food trucks, face painting, magicians and inflatables along Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard. A fireworks show ended the festivities.

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