Prayer Service Planned Today for Student on Life Support

A prayer service for University of St. Thomas sophomore Erik Nielsen will be held at 3 p.m. today, Tuesday, Dec. 9, in the Florance Chapel, located in the lower level of the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas on the university’s St. Paul campus.

Nielsen, 20, of West Des Moines, Iowa, suffered a brain aneurysm while on campus Monday. He was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center where he is on life support.