I want to take this opportunity to welcome back returning students and also to welcome those who are new to NMSU and DACC. We, St. Albert the Great Newman Parish, are here to help you and support you in any way we can. I can only imagine the excitement you all have to be back. I pray for all of you and also for the professors. I want to share a blessing for you both: students and teachers. Lord our God, in your wisdom and love you surround us with the mysteries of the universe in times long past you sent us your prophets to teach your laws and to bear witness to your undying love. You sent us your Son to teach us by word and example that true wisdom comes from you alone. Send your Spirit upon these students and their teachers and fill them with your wisdom and blessing. Grant that during this academic year they may devote themselves to their studies and share what they have learned from others. Grant this through Christ our Lord. Amen.