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    Friday, Nov. 20, 2015


    Ignatian Retreat

    December 13-18, San Damiano Retreat Center, Danville, CA

    Applications are now available online for the Ignatian 5-day silent retreat.This retreat is based on the spiritual exercises of Saint Ignatius.  During retreat, you will have the chance to for individual one-on-one meetings with a retreat director, individual and group prayer, as well as daily liturgy.  The retreat is open to all undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty, staff and alumni are also welcome based on availability. Deadline for registration is November 30. Please contact Victor Lemus or Sarah Anderson with any questions.  


    Interfaith Council

    We are accepting applications for the Interfaith Council! Are you interested in planning Interfaith Dinner Discussions and hosting Interfaith events on campus? Join Interfaith Council! Applications are due 11/16 so make sure to get them in soon. You can find more information and the application here.


    Liturgies (Mission Church)

    Due to the fact that the students are on Thanksgiving break the entire week of Thanksgiving, our Liturgy schedule is limited. Please note the following changes:

    Sunday, 11/22, 10 a.m. ONLY

    Monday, 11/23 - Wednesday, 11/25, 12:05 p.m. Daily Mass

    Thanksgiving Day, 10 a.m.

    Friday, 11/27, NO DAILY Mass

    Sunday, 11/29, 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. (NO 6 p.m.)


    XLT Eucharistic Adoration & Confession

    Wednesday, December 2, 8-9 p.m., Mission Church

    Take a break from studying and come join CLC for worship and Eucharistic Adoration. Individual confession is available. Contact:  Jimmy Harrison or Ana Fuentes.



    Common Ground

    Monthly Sunday Worship

    We are starting a monthly Protestant worship service at SCU! We are looking for students interested in being worship leaders, musicians, readers, and even preachers! This is a new initiative to create monthly worship that is FOR students and BY students on campus. If you are interested in being part of this new initiative on campus, please contact Rev. Laura Brekke.


    Jean Donovan Summer Fellowship

    “Let the world change you, and you can change the world.” Spend the summer working on food justice issues in Portland. Work with rural communities in India. Teach English to children in Vietnam. Do you yearn to work for social justice? Let this Fellowship help! For more information please go to the Ignatian Center website or contact Valerie Sarma at the Ignatian Center, Sobrato Hall 105 408-554-5272.


    Ongoing Events

    Animate Small Faith Sharing Group

    Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m., Campus Ministry

    Looking for an engaging Christian small group that isn’t afraid to ask hard questions? Want to be part of a creative Christian community? Then you are welcome to join the Animate Faith small group! Email Kaitlin Boone for more information.


    Mindfulness and Meditation

    Wednesdays, 5:15-6:10 pm, Multifaith Sanctuary, St. Joseph’s Hall

    Take a moment from your busy schedule to be present to the moment and work to alleviate suffering. All are welcome. Come when you can; leave when you must.


    Altar of Remembrance

    October 30-Nov 30, Mission Church

    The shrine with photos and mementos of loved ones who have died will be taken down on Monday, November 30. Please remove any personal items before then, or go to Campus Ministry to retrieve the items.


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